Cheese Grille

An October Christmas Tree for Allen Street

Posted October 9, 2019 at 5:07 am

Christmas come early on Allen Street. Where trees are usually discarded, one has taken root. Sort of. Someone felt the need to dig a hole for a plastic Christmas tree outside the Cheese Grille at 188 Allen Street. It’s been fully decorated alongside the pun, “Plastic Treesus.” Plastic Jesus is a street artist from Los […]

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For the Lower East Side, ‘Where Goes the Neighborhood?’

Posted April 12, 2019 at 5:03 am

“There goes the neighborhood” is probably the most common cliche when discussing neighborhood gentrification. Each generation tends to label game-changing events as so cataclysmic that the end of status quo is predicted (e.g. Marshalls opening next to Katz’s Deli). But where? Artist and street commentator Adrian Wilson posed the statement above the Cheese Grille on […]

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‘Cheese Grille’ Readies New Allen Street Pop-Up

Posted March 30, 2018 at 5:10 am

It’s been a year since the vegan-friendly Pala Pizza shuttered on Allen Street. (City Marshal seized it on behalf of the landlord.) Now, the one-story commercial space at 198 Allen is about to receive another restaurant, albeit temporary. From just down the block. We’re told that the four-year-old Cheese Grille has inked a short-term lease […]

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Grilled Cheese Restaurant Opens at 188 Allen Street

Posted July 25, 2014 at 6:09 am

That new grilled cheese restaurant-bar at 188 Allen Street is now open. Awnings have been unrolled and stools set at the various tables. Last identified as “Cheese Grille” by various Craigslist job listings, the manager inside said the business is still nameless, and informed us that the official christening should happen sometime next month. A […]

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‘Cheese Grille’ Will Soon Sling Grilled Cheese on Allen Street

Posted May 1, 2014 at 6:05 am

The culinary transition at 188 Allen Street is nearly complete. It’ll still be a one-trick pony, but no longer for dirty water dogs. As we first reported two months ago, the address is instead on track to become a “fast casual” grilled cheese outpost. Its name – Cheese Grille. So, yeah, fairly low on the […]

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