Sam’s Spring Rolls

Cozy Tamale Spot ‘Factory Tamal’ Readies Essex Street Push

Posted January 4, 2017 at 5:09 am

It’s a period of transition for the no-frills food enclave on lower Essex Street. (Some have taken to calling it a “food court.”) Both Sam’s Spring Roll and Cabalito Pupuseria – which opened within two months of each other in the spring of 2015 – closed shop last month. With regard to the latter, there […]

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‘Sam’s Spring Roll’ Folds After Less than 2 Years on Essex Street

Posted December 15, 2016 at 5:13 am

Word on the street is that Asian fusion joint Sam’s Spring Roll is no more. Boogie reader Lego Surfer shares word that the tiny snack shack shuttered earlier this week after less than two years at 23 Essex Street. Sam’s Spring Roll got started in June 2015. Soon after its debut, the former Judaica block became […]

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Clayton’s Corner: Wolfpack and the Hound [PHOTOS]

Posted February 25, 2016 at 10:51 am

Mukunda Angulo. Posing on Ludlow Street with friend. One of six siblings highlighted in the acclaimed documentary, The Wolfpack, by director Crystal Moselle. What made these kids different is that their father confined them to their apartment for 14 years. The movie has been well received by a wide audience. Spring Blitz. Sammy’s Spring Roll […]

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Fung Brothers Hosting 2-Day Egg Waffle Pop-Up at Sam’s Spring Roll on Essex Street

Last modified February 19, 2016 at 3:12 pm

Popular YouTube duo the Fung Brothers are on the Lower East Side this weekend. Beginning this afternoon at 3pm, Andrew and David Fung will sling “exclusive flavors of the beloved Hong Kong egg waffles” as part of a pop-up experience at Sam’s Spring Roll on Essex Street. And the line is already queuing. The three […]

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‘Taco Recipes’ Restaurant Coming Soon to Essex Street

Posted June 30, 2015 at 5:10 am

23 Essex Street – across from Seward Park – is an address that now carries two ethnic restaurants in its base. We touched upon newcomer Sam’s Spring Roll, which began serving its namesake menu last week. And now another. Taco Recipes is coming to the dance floor; its signage was hoisted yesterday. Little is known, […]

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Sam’s Spring Roll Opens on Essex Street

Posted June 29, 2015 at 5:10 am

Sam’s Spring Roll rocked the boat last December in its bid for the north store of 23 Essex Street. Nevertheless, it didn’t hinder the push to completion. In fact, the “bar” is now fully operational, having debuted last week, and already with the requisite Yelp shills. The four-table establishment is billed as more of a […]

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‘Sam’s Spring Roll’ Angling to Open on Lower Essex Street with Wine and Beer

Last modified December 4, 2014 at 8:25 am

In the nearly three years since 23 Essex Street lost its Judaica shop, occupancy has been a revolving door of concepts and store uses. Ethik Clothing briefly operated its first brick-and-mortar here before relocating to Orchard Street in the summer of 2013. Then Goody House gave it a go six months later, converting the use […]

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