Restaurant

Coming Soon: Saro at 102 Norfolk Street

Posted October 22, 2010 at 6:12 am

Global Grub had a rather limited shelf life at 102 Norfolk Street, just north of Delancey.  In the end, the small snack bar suffered the same fate as its seafood predecessor Tides. But work on a new restaurant has begun anew in the last few weeks.

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37 Kenmare Now for Rent

Last modified December 5, 2010 at 5:46 pm

Once upon a time, Yee Fay Inc. was the operative business inside the squat warehouse at 37 Kenmare Street. Not anymore, though.  Their signage was pried from the roofline, and replaced with twin leasing signs.  Indeed, the spot is now up for grabs.

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Coming Soon: Silkstone’s Fat Radish at 17 Orchard Street

Last modified December 27, 2010 at 3:48 pm

17 Orchard Street has been under wraps since our previous checkup in September 2009, when the Silkstone catering company was seeking a full liquor license for the space; Community Board 3 subsequently denied their application. But now a year later, there are signs of life anew behind the cast iron facade.  The Silkstone founders – Britons […]

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Coming Soon: Saigon at 114 MacDougal Street

Posted August 18, 2010 at 6:19 am

The dreaded block of MacDougal Street between Bleecker and West Third is about to welcome a new Vietnamese eatery to its ranks. Get ready for Saigon, a new sandwich shop slated to open at the former Esperanto Cafe within four to six weeks.

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245 Bowery Restaurant Gains Sidewalk Shed

Last modified November 1, 2010 at 12:14 am

245 Bowery is now sporting some new skin at the corner of Prince street.  For the last couple days, a team of tool-wielders have been building a pair of new sidewalk sheds. Now work can continue unabated behind closed doors.

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Chris Santos Chooses 146 Essex for New Restaurant

Last modified November 1, 2010 at 12:14 am

Boogie commenter Pete helps us piece together the location of Chris Santos’ latest nightlife venture.  It appears as though the Stanton Social owner chose the old M. Katz & Sons real estate at 146 Essex Street, which is currently undergoing the necessary renovations.

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Stanton Social Owner Planning New LES Restaurant

Posted July 8, 2010 at 2:49 pm

Chris Santos, owner of Stanton Social, is planning a new restaurant in the neighborhood for a fall opening.  And it will be ginormous. [Photo Credit: Frankievalet]

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Kung Fu Bing Reveals New Signage at 189 East Houston

Posted July 1, 2010 at 6:13 am

With months of preparations already under its belt, Kung Fu Bing officially planted its flag at 189 East Houston.  So to speak.  There are now, not one, not two, but three illuminated signs bolted into the facade.

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M. Katz & Sons’ Former Essex Street Home to Become Restaurant?

Posted June 21, 2010 at 6:34 am

Within the last couple weeks a fresh sidewalk shed was erected at the entrance of 146 Essex Street.  This was the home of M. Katz & Sons Furniture for over five decades.  No longer.  Word on the street is that a new restaurant will be opening here.

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Prime Restaurant Space at 264 Bowery

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

264 Bowery is a four-story tenement building sandwiched between two active restaurant supply companies – Globe Slicers to the north and Hawaii Restaurant Equipment to the south.  The narrow ground-level storefront has been dormant for years, but was once the home of Sosinna’s Cafe, an Ethiopian-Latin-Caribbean fusion joint, which originally opened back in mid-2001.

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