Noodle Bar

Report: Mission Chinese Food Taking Over Noodle Bar on Orchard

Last modified June 21, 2013 at 8:14 am

Armed with his success from Mission Chinese, Danny Bowien is reportedly expanding northward.

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Noodle Bar Not Long for Orchard Street

Posted June 11, 2013 at 6:03 am

Noodle Bar had an impressive five-and-a-half-year run at the corner of Orchard and Stanton Streets. But now the end is nigh. The SLA agenda this month reveals that a new entity is currently angling for the high-profile Hell Square space. One that hopes to continue in a similar culinary vein with a Chinese cafe concept. And […]

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Cocoron to Open at 61 Delancey Next Week

Posted November 22, 2010 at 6:28 am

Cocoron has been under construction for the better part of four months.  In recent weeks, however, the storefront partially unveiled itself.  While not yet open, we knocked on the door last week to have a look. The threesome preparing the interior was kind enough to oblige. Cocoron (meaning “heartwarming” in Japanese) was somehow able to squeeze […]

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Ramen Kuidouraku Now Open at 121 Ludlow

Posted August 9, 2010 at 6:12 am

There is no more hiding behind closed doors or brown window paper. And no more Chickie Pig’s paraphernalia, either.  Just a few weeks after our last update, the second Lower East Side location of Ramen Kuidouraku is now serving at 121 Ludlow Street.

Coming Soon: Cocoron at 61 Delancey

Posted July 30, 2010 at 6:26 am

61 Delancey has found a new occupant after almost a year of vacancy.  And the early word? Well, the former Don the Verb space near Allen Street will soon don the noodles, as it were.

Ramen Kuidouraku Reveals Itself at 121 Ludlow

Posted July 22, 2010 at 6:30 am

A week later, we now know the identity of the noodle shop to replace the long dormant Chickie Pig’s at 121 Ludlow. Yup, it appears to be the second downtown location of Ramen Kuidouraku. A poster on the door reveals this intel, along with sumptuous pictures of the cuisine.

From Chickie Pig’s to Noodles at 121 Ludlow

Posted July 15, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Chickie Pig’s pizzeria has been out of commission for two years now.  In that time, the space remained dormant, and all available window real estate was dedicated to promoting the storefront rental.  But now it appears the drought is finally over at 121 Ludlow Street.