Oliver Zabar

‘Open Streets’ Create Open Trash Mess on Lower East Side

Posted September 30, 2020 at 5:14 am

The intersection of Orchard and Broome Streets has become a dumping grounds on weekends, according to several neighbors. Comparisons abound to Hell Square immediately north of Delancey Street. This block, like many others, takes advantage of the city’s “Open Streets” plan that allows restaurants to push onto the streets and sidewalks to serve customers. A […]

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Eli Zabar and Son to Launch ‘Broome Street Bakery’ on Monday

Posted June 6, 2019 at 5:03 am

There is a new bakery in town that carries the Zabar name. On the Lower East Side. As we first reported back in April, Eli Zabar and his son, Oliver, are launching a new bakery beside their newish restaurant, Devon. Signage is now in the windows of 254 Broome Street, pimping the forthcoming arrival of […]

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Eli and Oliver Zabar Opening New Broome Street Bakery Alongside ‘Devon’

Posted April 29, 2019 at 5:00 am

A new Zabar-backed bakery endeavor is set to open on the Lower East Side. Oliver Zabar, who currently owns and operates Devon on Broome Street, is poised to inaugurate the as-yet-unnamed bakery beside the newcomer restaurant. He and father Eli Zabar have been working together on the concept, and plan to launch at 254 Broome […]

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Oliver Zabar’s ‘Devon’ Debuts on Broome Street Tomorrow

Posted November 6, 2018 at 5:00 am

The Zabar family finally made it to the Lower East Side. Oliver Zabar – Eli’s son and a former manager of Eli’s Night Shift on the Upper East Side – is behind this bar-restaurant, which serves a menu “elevated American bar food with French influence.” (Ken Addington is a consulting chef on the project.) As for vibes, […]

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Zabar Progeny Preps ‘Devon’ for October Launch

Posted August 28, 2018 at 5:00 am

Team Zabar is busy at work on Broome Street, its first Lower East Side venture to date. The father-son collaboration between Eli and Oliver, respectively, will soon impart a new restaurant here in the former home of Lucky Bee called Devon. Contractors recently began the major gutting of the premises, as well as installation of […]

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Eli Zabar’s ‘Night Shift’ Now Seeks Home on Broome Street

Posted April 2, 2018 at 5:00 am

Team Zabar hasn’t given up on the Lower East Side, it seems. Oliver and dad Eli have been trying to open a downtown version of Eli’s Night Shift without much success. Now, six months after Community Board 3 levied a full denial of the liquor license application for 54 Mulberry Street (Chinatown), they’re back. Perhaps […]

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Eli Zabar’s ‘Night Shift’ Beer Bar Eyes Chinatown Expansion [Updated]

Last modified August 31, 2017 at 1:36 pm

Another bar for Zabar… A few months after heir-to-the-throne Oliver Zabar announced plans for an all-day cafe (i.e. bakery-restaurant) with dad Eli at 192 Mott Street, we learn that the deal is off. Replaced instead with a new proposal deeper into Chinatown. Word came down the pike yesterday afternoon that the father-son team will impart […]

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Eli Zabar and His Son Are Opening a Bakery-Restaurant at Mott and Kenmare

Last modified May 10, 2017 at 9:16 am

Third-generation Zabar descendent, Oliver Zabar, is teaming up with dad Eli for a new concept in Little Italy. The father-son combo is gunning to take over 192 Mott Street, the cornershop last occupied by L’asso pizzeria (they closed last October). Their proposal is simple. This as-yet-unnamed Zabar establishment will become a bakery that doubles as […]

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