Kosher

There’s a New Kosher Dairy Restaurant at the Sago Hotel on Orchard Street

Posted March 15, 2018 at 5:02 am

With the arrival of a new kosher restaurant on the block, Orchard Street is returning to its roots. Noga, as it’s called, debuted at the end of January on the ground level of the Sago Hotel, filling a vacancy left last year by The John Lamb. Noga is a kosher dairy restaurant from the same […]

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The Pickle Guys Break with Tradition to Open on Saturdays

Posted May 8, 2017 at 5:03 am

Shomer Shabbos no more. Now that its new location is officially official – there was an inauguration last week – The Pickle Guys are breaking with tradition. Observing the Sabbath is now out, as the business just began selling on Saturdays. This weekend was the test run for the new schedule. The Pickle Guys are still […]

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You Can Now Rent the Shalom Chai Pizzeria Space for $9,500 Per Month

Posted July 2, 2014 at 6:00 am

For Shalom Chai Pizza, closure is absolutely for real this time. The City Marshal paid a visit to Grand Street a couple weeks ago and seized the store on behalf of landlord Seward Park Co-op. Now the space is on the market. According to real estate listings, the 1,100 square-foot restaurant carries a price tag of $9,500 […]

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Spiegel Prepares to Bring (Kosher) Moroccan Cuisine to First Avenue

Posted March 4, 2014 at 5:22 am

Back in October, principal Noah Shalem received Community Board 3 approval for his new corner eatery at 26 First Avenue. Spiegel, as it’s called, sought a wine and beer pairing for its Moroccan/Israeli menu. The full service restaurant, set to debut imminently, carries a Kosher menu of meats and fish (no dairy on site). Since […]

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Petition Underway to Bring Kosher Restaurant to Former Noah’s Ark Space on Grand Street

Posted February 13, 2014 at 11:03 am

While the telltale tombstone continues to sit pretty inside the window of the former Noah’s Ark Deli on Grand Street, the religious locals most affected by the closure of the Kosher (meat) restaurant are getting restless. If not downright hungry. So a group of Seward Park residents have created an online petition to ameliorate the […]

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Noah’s Ark Deli on Grand is Officially Kaput

Posted October 25, 2013 at 6:00 am

Noah’s Ark Deli joins the long, albeit distinguished list of fallen Lower East Side Jewish joints. It was the last full-service kosher restaurant in the neighborhood. Other delis, like Katz’s, are merely kosher-style. Despite numerous promises to the contrary by front office workers, the ten-year-old eatery is kaput. Their situation down at 399 Grand Street […]

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Noah’s Ark Deli Still Closed, Promises to Reopen at Month’s End

Posted October 3, 2013 at 6:02 am

It’ll be yet another dark month at Grand Street, where Noah’s Ark Deli has been closed since the Jewish holidays began in early September. The sidewalk sukkah came and went, but still no reopening. This despite a sign in the window that promised September 28 as the date. Religious residents seem pissed. Just the other […]

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Ashkara Out of Business

Last modified January 28, 2010 at 9:30 am

Another closure to report. After little more than three years serving Middle Eastern fare, Ashkara, the kosher pita joint at 189 East Houston, is now out of business. Dinner time the last few nights, the grub spot was completely dark. Signage and all.  Inside, the place is a mess – table and chairs are gone and […]