Pearl & Ash

‘Rebelle’ Taps Out After 2 Short Years on the Bowery

Posted November 20, 2017 at 5:09 am

Michelin-rated Rebelle – on the Bowery for more than two years – called it quits after business Saturday night. The closure comes roughly eleven months after sister restaurant Pearl & Ash likewise disappeared. Announcement of its doom circulated Friday afternoon via Eater upon learning that staff was informed to not accept reservations after November 18. Surprised? […]

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Former Pearl & Ash Space on the Bowery Can be Yours for $19,500 Per Month

Posted May 2, 2017 at 5:18 am

When Pearl & Ash ended its run on the Bowery back in December, ownership relayed that the restaurant space would be used specifically for catering and private events. Not anymore. Barely four months later, 220 Bowery it’s on the market. Asking price for the 1,400 square-foot restaurant is a wallet-busting $19,500 per month ($13.93 per […]

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Pearl & Ash Burns out After 4 Years on the Bowery

Posted December 22, 2016 at 5:00 am

If you needed some proof that opening a restaurant on the Bowery isn’t the best bet, here’s another example of failure. Exactly four years after its debut at 220 Bowery, Pearl & Ash is finished. The Bowery restaurant, once a critics’ darling and replacement of the Bowery Kitchen, closed down last Saturday. However, managing partners […]

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Shakeup at Pearl & Ash: Kitchen Changes and Renovations

Posted October 6, 2015 at 5:10 am

You may have seen those trendy garbage bag curtains hanging in the windows of Pearl & Ash the last couple days. The restaurant is not closing, but retooling after a recent shakeup in the kitchen. (The first cracks of uncertainty.) Former executive chef Richard Kuo left the business and has already been replaced. Managing partners […]

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R Bar Replacement ‘Rebelle’ Announces Itself at 218 Bowery

Posted April 3, 2015 at 5:11 am

The “R” at 218 Bowery now stands for “Rebelle.” Since its closure last October, the former R Bar space at 218 Bowery has undergone extensive renovation. The entire joint was gutted, and is now in the remodeling phase for the replacement venture. On a recent walkby, we noticed a shit-brown exterior, and newly-appointed dining room […]

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R Bar Already Gutted Ahead of Conversion to ‘Rebelle’

Posted November 3, 2014 at 6:03 am

R Bar closed for good two weeks ago amidst news that a new operator is seizing the space. As reported last week, the new restaurant entity is dubbed Rebelle. It’ll be helmed by Daniel Eddy (Spring, in Paris), Andrea Venturelli, and elements of neighbor Pearl & Ash. Little else is known at the moment. Meanwhile, the landlord […]

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Starr Restaurant Group Wants In on the Bowery Bunker

Last modified October 3, 2013 at 3:18 pm

‘Twas a good four-year run for Green Depot, but now it’s time on the Bowery is limited.

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“Pearl & Ash” Replaces the Bowery Kitchen

Last modified December 5, 2012 at 9:53 am

With recent media attention diverted to other high-profile upscaling in the immediate vicinity, the Bowery House quietly revamped its ground level restaurant space.

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