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 […]
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 […]
Posted April 23, 2012 at 6:19 am
The An Choi Pickles project in the adjoining cubbyhole of a store at 83 Orchard Street has given way to a familiar face. One that hasn’t been in these parts for some time.
Posted February 16, 2011 at 10:00 am
Thanks to Blackberry, An Choi’s reach now extends far beyond its tiny 85 Orchard Street headquarters.
Last modified December 9, 2010 at 12:34 am
Vendors from the neighborhood and across the metropolitan area descended on the Lower East Side to participate in the Tenth Annual NYC International Pickle Day sponsored by Whole Foods, Two Boots and the Brooklyn Kitchen. This popular event was held in the municipal parking lot on Essex Street and on Broome Street, between Orchard and Ludlow […]
Last modified December 5, 2010 at 1:33 pm
As last winter drew to a close, Karl Lagerfeld and his posse of photographers and eye candy seized a piece of lower Orchard Street for a Chanel shoot. At the time, scantily-clad models were seen perched on the decorative fire escapes above An Choi. Official photos, which will appear in their Fall/Winter 2010-11 catalog, were […]
Posted May 17, 2010 at 6:12 am
The brown paper is gone. With months of preparations now in the past, An Choi has lifted the veil on their new annex space next door. The Vietnamese restaurant now controls the lion’s share of 85 Orchard Street. Additional picnic-style tables are available to patrons, accessible either through a new doorway into the main restaurant, […]