Posted June 25, 2014 at 6:09 am
When Spur Tree suddenly closed shop earlier this year, ownership promised patrons that the Jamaican-flavored hangout would return. Another Lower East Side location has proven elusive, though, so Plan B in now in effect. The brand has joined forces with its old neighbor on Orchard Street. We didn’t see this coming. We just received word that […]
Posted June 13, 2014 at 5:48 am
Earlier this month, we brought word that City Grit’s Sarah Simmons was planning a new concept for the former Grotto space at 200 Forsyth Street. The latter restaurant closed in back in January after fifteen years in business, and Simmons now hopes to reactivate the sub-level vacancy with Birds & Bubbles. The 22-table, southern-style restaurant is named […]
Posted April 7, 2014 at 6:05 am
Six months into operations at 74 Orchard Street, there are changes to report inside the kitchen of Norman’s Cay. Mik Edelman, who apparently helped open ABC Cocina as lead line cook, is now on board. The new chef will lend his touch to the cuisine of Caribbean eats. When asked about the staff shuffle, co-owner […]
Posted November 6, 2013 at 6:00 am
One Boogie reader dined brunch at Ken & Cook this weekend, and sent along this snapshot of their menu alongside the caption, “gracious spellcheck.” Apparently the restaurant owners at 19 Kenmare opted against copy editing before running to press. Our tipster circled all the egregious spelling errors and assorted typos, including “wafefels” and “Greeg ygurt.” […]
Posted February 7, 2013 at 6:50 am
One of the flashpoint issues on the Community Board 3 agenda for the SLA subcommittee is the Sunshine Lounge concept at 143 East Houston.
Posted February 1, 2013 at 6:31 am
Just shy of a year into its existence on the Lower East Side, local cult favorite Little Muenster has some big cheese news.
Posted September 14, 2012 at 6:09 am
Notice anything different about TeaNY’s 90 Rivington facade? Yup, their signage was swapped with more lights and a slightly different name.