Fast Food

‘Digitally-Enhanced’ McDonald’s Returns to Delancey Street Next Week with 2 Floors and Self-Service Kiosks

Posted January 9, 2018 at 5:00 am

For the 20-year-old Delancey Street McDonald’s, the days of decrepit conditions are in the past. At least in the short run. The multinational fast food chain is a week from reintroducing the corner restaurant to the block. The corner eatery has been under renovations since the end of September, and will soon return with a […]

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‘Ninja Grill’ Foists Fast Food Hibachi onto Essex Street

Posted December 26, 2017 at 8:34 am

Ninja Grill snuck up on the Lower East Side two months ago. Video game-style signage first announced its arrival at 103 Essex Street back in October, promising a hokie “hibachi express” concept. The day has come. Ninja Grill opened a couple weeks ago – across from the Essex Street Market– and is exactly what you […]

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Murray Hill’s ‘Best Wingers’ Expands with Delancey Street Outpost

Posted October 5, 2017 at 5:10 am

Best Wingers, the twenty-two-year-old Murray Hill institution, is coming to the Lower East Side. Its principals just signed a lease for 174 Delancey Street, in the shadows of the Williamsburg Bridge. It’s a ten-year deal for the 1,000 square-foot space, and includes the basement. The chicken wings business chose 174 Delancey Street to better serve […]

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Tim Hortons on East Houston Has a Fireplace

Posted December 7, 2012 at 6:48 am

Here’s a quick look inside the new Tim Hortons/Cold Stone combo platter at 203 East Houston.

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Tim Hortons/Cold Stone Creamery Combo Opens at East Houston

Posted December 3, 2012 at 11:28 am

Over the weekend, however, it was the Tim Hortons/Cold Stone combo that finally joined the land of the living.

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Tim Hortons Opening Lower East Side Locale at 203 East Houston

Posted August 17, 2012 at 6:09 am

It’s bad enough that 7-Eleven and Dunkin’ Donuts already have a foothold on the neighborhood. Now the Canadian pseudo-equivalent is staking its own claim in the neverending gold rush.

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Coming Soon: Kung Fu Bing at 189 East Houston

Last modified November 1, 2010 at 12:20 am

Hold the phone!  Kung Fu Bing has not given up on the Lower East Side just yet. Merely a couple months after shuttering its eight-month-old location at 79 Division Street, the hokie eatery is poised to reopen at 189 East Houston, former home of Ashkara.

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Kung Fu Bing Recently Shuttered

Last modified November 1, 2010 at 12:20 am

With a surefire name like Kung Fu Bing, and a kitchy panda mascot to boot, we figured the fast food franchise would last longer than just eight months.  Especially given their delusions of grandeur about opening eighteen more outposts citywide.  As it happens, the Chinatown location at 79 Division Street recently shuttered.

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