85 Orchard Street

An Choi Officially Closes After 11 Years on Orchard Street

Posted July 29, 2020 at 5:02 am

An Choi, the eleven-year-old local darling, closed its doors forever this past Sunday. The permanent closure also extends to its in-house coffee shop, Cafe Phin. Bowery Boogie was first to report the impending shutter last month, after receiving a tip from a well-placed source blaming pandemic times. Ownership, however, later walked back the news, saying […]

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An Choi May End its Decade-Long Lower East Side Run [Updated]

Last modified June 10, 2020 at 7:46 pm

Word on the street is that local favorite, An Choi, may not return from the COVID-19 lockdown. Thus concluding more than a decade on the block for the Vietnamese restaurant. An Choi closed its doors in mid-March at the outset of the pandemic. Now, an anonymous tipster sends word that the lease on the space […]

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Dudley’s Plans Expansion into Broome Street Gallery Space

Posted January 31, 2019 at 5:00 am

Dudley’s currently seeks an alteration to its liquor license that would permit an expansion of the premises. The seven-year-old Australian-style cafe, which previously pushed into the old Guss’ Pickles spot, is now eyeing the former gallery at its backside. This annex, if approved, would give Dudley’s control of the entire corner of Orchard and Broome […]

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Lady of Grand’s Pick of the Week: Bourbon at Dudley’s

Last modified August 24, 2013 at 9:45 pm

For a refreshing drink mid- shopping or gallery hopping, stop by the breezy corner of Orchard and Broome and into Dudley’s for their Street Lamp Fizz-bourbon, raspberry syrup, cherry herring, lemon, bitters. Aussie accents and people-watching aplenty on this corner. Dudley’s is at 85 Orchard Street. –Lady of Grand runs Lower East Side food tours. Book […]

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Sticky Rice Temporarily Closes Due to Gas Leak

Posted November 19, 2012 at 6:48 am

Thai seekers may have come across shuttered gates and a neon green sign at Sticky Rice the last few days.

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Fashion Freestyle: August 2

Last modified August 2, 2012 at 1:07 pm

Meet Jayne Lies, a Lower East Side staple, often found serving it up at An Choi on Orchard St.

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Dudley’s Officially Opens Tonight at 85 Orchard

Posted June 26, 2012 at 6:18 am

Okay, so the soft launch of Dudley’s was this past weekend at 85 Orchard Street, during which time the paper drapes remained in the windows.

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Dudley’s Opening on Orchard This Weekend

Posted June 20, 2012 at 6:29 am

Dudley’s – the Nick Mathers-helmed replacement of Little Giant – is on its way.

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Dudley’s Named at 85 Orchard Street

Posted June 5, 2012 at 6:46 am

No more agent orange – 85 Orchard Street was slathered in blue paint a few weeks ago, all but eradicating what remained of Little Giant.

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Nick Mathers Bringing Ruby’s to Little Giant Space on Orchard

Posted April 12, 2012 at 6:46 am

Seven-year-old Orchard Street anchor Little Giant died a sudden death at the end of December. Since then, the space remained overwhelmingly quiet. Or so we thought.

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