Cochinita Dos

Cochinita Dos is Donezo; Dimes Superette Ready to Take 49 Canal Street

Posted December 30, 2014 at 5:00 am

Cochinita Dos – the second outpost of the Brooklyn-based Mexican restaurant – is no longer serving in Chinatown. Its short-lived home at 49 Canal Street concluded last week after a mere seven months in business. We ambled past the other day to find the store in takedown mode. Nothing left, really. Furnishings, decor, and exterior […]

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‘Dimes Superette’ is Replacing Cochinita Dos at 49 Canal Street

Posted December 2, 2014 at 5:30 am

A superette is a often defined as a “compact food market or convenience store.” To the year-old Dimes on Division Street, it’s a concept in the works for a new spinoff around the corner. They can finally stretch their legs… As reported last week (and despite initial denials from ownership), Dimes is planning to expand its holdings […]

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Cochinita Dos Opening at 49 Canal Street on May 9

Last modified May 2, 2014 at 1:48 pm

Despite the swift liquor license denial by Community Board 3 in March, Cochinita Dos is nevertheless launching in Chinatown. Opening day is May 9. And many neighbors in the vicinity of 49 Canal Street are quite pumped about their arrival. After all, this marks the only Mexican food within spitting distance. Regarding the style of […]

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Notes from CB3: Cochinita Dos Denied Full Liquor, Bikinis Denied Expansion

Last modified March 11, 2014 at 9:51 am

This month’s SLA agenda for Community Board 3 was rather light on the “big ticket” applicants. But last night’s subcommittee meeting was not without its drama. Herewith, a brief breakdown of the action. Gaia Lounge, 103 East 2nd Street This is the hookah bar that relocated from Temple of Ankh on Clinton Street, an establishment […]

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Cochinita Dos to Open Lower East Side Outpost at 49 Canal

Posted March 4, 2014 at 6:04 am

The easternmost sliver of Canal Street is truly starting to pop. While the Jarmulowsky Bank awaits its glorious return as an upscale Ace-managed hotel, its surroundings continue to follow suit. Catty corner to the iconic structure, a new Mexican joint is planned. One with ties to Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. 49 Canal Street, formerly Overseas Taste, […]

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