Samesa

Samesa is the First Vendor Casualty in the New Essex Market

Posted November 19, 2019 at 5:09 am

Open only six months, the first vendor of the new Essex Market has gone belly up. Not one of the long-timers, though. Samesa ended its brief run earlier this month. Established by brothers Max and Eli Sussman in 2016, Samesa first announced its Lower East Side grab-and-go stall one year ago. The Middle Eastern restaurant […]

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These New Vendors will Join Essex Street Market 2.0 at Essex Crossing

Posted March 28, 2018 at 5:00 am

Another slew of vendors has been announced for Essex Street Market 2.0. The New York City Economic Development Corporation, its overlord, has added three trendy purveyors to fill the stalls at 115 Delancey. Samesa, the Mediterranean joint run by chef-brothers Max and Eli Sussman; Josephine’s Feast!, the city-based jam and preserves maker; Saffron, the Brooklyn-based […]

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Max and Eli Sussman Balk on ‘Samesa’ at 121 Orchard Street, Jean-Luc Richard Opening Gallery Instead

Posted September 18, 2015 at 9:27 am

Word dropped over a year-and-a-half ago that longtime housing goods store Sheherazade was moving from 121 Orchard Street. Sales were advertised and leasing signs installed. Its self-stated expiration had been June 2014, but the business forged ahead, presumably month-to-month, until a month ago. And like that, its ten-year tenure is now concluded. For a hot minute in […]

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