Din Yates

Cheeky Sandwiches is Opening a New ‘Burrito Shop’ on Allen Street

Posted January 30, 2018 at 5:10 am

Eight years after unleashing Cheeky Sandwiches on Orchard Street, owner Din Yates is planning a new venture. A Mexican-leaning joint just around the corner on Allen Street. Yates submitted his liquor license application to Community Board 3 for consideration next month. Listed on the questionnaire for 36 Allen Street is a concept description of “Burrito […]

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Cheeky Sandwiches Returns with Takeout and Delivery Service

Posted July 24, 2014 at 5:21 am

Cheeky Sandwiches returned this week after a Department of Health-mandated closure. The city agency shuttered the beloved lunch spot in mid-June, after which owner Din Yates decided to remodel the premises. Plans reportedly include opening the basement space for additional patron seating. Renovations are not yet complete, though. So, in the meantime, Cheeky Sandwiches is […]

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Cheeky’s Sandwiches Will Probably Reopen in 2 Weeks

Posted July 1, 2014 at 6:00 am

Roughly three weeks ago, local favorite Cheeky’s Sandwiches met the might of the Department of Health. Inspectors dropped by 35 Orchard Street on June 12, and logged 33 violation points for infractions that included live mice and roaches in and around “food areas.” This mid-month visit ultimately resulted in closure, albeit temporary. Owner Din Yates seized […]

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DOH Shutters Cheeky Sandwiches on Orchard Street, But Promises to Reopen

Last modified June 13, 2014 at 1:26 pm

Local favorite Cheeky Sandwiches is currently closed. Apparently the Department of Health paid a visit to the cafe yesterday afternoon and wasn’t too happy. If you stop by 35 Orchard Street, an ambiguous announcement apologizes for the inconvenience and promises to “see you soon.” Even though the DOH database shows no reference to this action, owner […]

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