Masala Wala

Popular ‘Masala Wala’ on Essex Street is Closed by Health Department [UPDATED]

Last modified January 8, 2016 at 10:02 pm

The Masala Wala is probably one of the longer running establishments at 179 Essex Street, a cursed address rife with turnover. Opened in October 2011, the so-called “curry crusader” still manages to populate the dining room. Not today, though. You see, the Department of Health stopped by on Tuesday and shuttered the joint. While the city […]

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Lady Of Grand’s Pick Of The Week: The Masala Wala

Posted September 27, 2013 at 12:57 pm

Know the owner.  Above: Mazumdar from The Masala Wala always looking to please.  Back in 2011 we had lost Indian takeout Khushie Kitchen but gained The Masala Wala, a sitdown/takeout Desi streetfood restaurant on Essex Street. This little gem may be lurking on a dark stretch of Essex Street near Element Lounge but it’s one […]

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The Masala Wala Opens at 179 Essex Street

Posted October 31, 2011 at 6:42 am

Black garbage bags were finally removed from the windows of 179 Essex Street yesterday morning, and The Masala Wala officially opened by afternoon.

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Department of Health Shutters Khushie Kitchen on Essex

Posted October 7, 2011 at 6:09 am

Khushie Kitchen on Essex Street was just shuttered by the Department of Health. More after the jump!

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Masala Wala at 179 Essex Street is Two Weeks Out

Posted September 16, 2011 at 6:40 am

As one Masala joint closes, another just around the corner is poised to launch. Find out more, after the jump!

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Coming Soon: The Masala Wala at 179 Essex Street

Posted May 12, 2011 at 6:28 am

The old Munchies space welcomes a new fast food occupant.

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