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Lower East Side

  1. scenes
    Le French Diner Is Every Chef’s Favorite Restaurant“Everyone who gets a seat feels special.”
  2. openings
    The Original Scarr’s Pizza Is Now a Sushi CounterSushi Oku opened this weekend. Good luck getting a seat.
  3. closings
    Contra Is Set to CloseChefs Jeremiah Stone and Fabián von Hauske will shutter their tasting room next month.
  4. fall preview 2023
    Maison Premiere Will Expand to Manhattan This FallTigre will be a party.
  5. interviews
    Why Flynn McGarry Is Closing GemThe chef is planning something bigger — but he promises he won’t put any burgers on the menu.
  6. profile
    Scarr’s Pizza Is Expanding — and Adding a Sushi CounterHow Scarr Pimentel became Orchard Street royalty.
  7. the group portrait
    Inside Dhamaka’s Tiny Factory of FlavorsThe miniature kitchen that draws enormous crowds.
  8. pop-ups
    Pizza Obsessive Anthony Mangieri Is Also a Panettone AddictThe dough maven is finally doing slices … but not of pizza.
  9. openings
    Birria LES Is the Halal Mexican Spot Blowing Up TikTokTacos and bone marrow-enriched consommé from a delightfully multicultural partnership.
  10. first taste
    A Stylish Streetery and a Taste of Rome at ForsythiaThe fresh pasta is the thing at this unlikely new Lower East Side destination.
  11. closings
    Good-bye to Sammy’s Roumanian and Its Glorious SchmaltzNew York’s favorite “Jewish disco” has closed its doors for good.
  12. closings
    Another Perfect Night at Max FishThe storied LES bar is closed. This time, it may be for good.
  13. underground gourmet quick bite
    Fat Choy Makes Vegan Food Carnivores CraveRice rolls, Mushroom Sloppys, and beans and greens.
  14. openings
    Mel Bakery Opens With Heirloom Grains and Fresh-Milled FlourThe new bakery from bread master Nora Allen opens this weekend on the Lower East Side.
  15. behind the menu
    Una Pizza Napoletana Now Serving Pepperoni PiesIt’s one of several new optional toppings, and while it may not be strictly Neapolitan, it’s absolutely delicious.
  16. openings
    A New Bakery Specializes in Perfect Versions of Classic American DessertsYou’ll find custom cakes, from-scratch Oreos, and plenty of cookies at Red Gate in the East Village.
  17. openings
    Peoples Is the Wine Destination That New York’s Been Missing“It’s about having a playful, creative way to sell things.”
  18. openings
    Canary Club Is a New Destination for Cajun-Inspired SeafoodThere’s also live jazz in the basement of this new Lower East Side spot.
  19. re-openings
    Flynn McGarry’s Gem Reopens With an Emphasis on SimplicityThe 20-year-old chef leans into comfort food and steps back from his own expectations.
  20. openings
    Can a Famous Actor and 3 Nightlife Experts Really Open a New Dive Bar?At Ray’s, the only thing missing is a decade or two of bad housekeeping.
  21. closings
    Good-bye to Sidewalk Cafe, a Horrible Place That New York Will Miss DearlyIt was a café where weirdos and dreamers could try to make a piece of this city their own.
  22. openings
    A Bar Designed for Korean-Americans Grows on the Lower East SideAt Reception Bar, Katie Rue is combining unusual Korean ingredients with New York’s high-end cocktail culture.
  23. profiles
    What Happens When ‘the Justin Bieber of Food’ Grows Up?Flynn McGarry is ready to shake off the Teen Chef label once and for all.
  24. Best of New York
    The Absolute Best Lower East Side RestaurantsFrom cutting-edge vegetarian to world-famous pastrami.
  25. closings
    Schiller’s Was McNally Land for the EverymanDuring its heyday, Schiller’s was Keith McNally’s vision, designed expressly for walk-ins and neighbors.
  26. cheap eats 2016
    A Guide to Essex Street’s Cheap-Eats RowA nosher’s paradise, from pickles to pupusas.
  27. Closings
    Another Restaurant Bites the Dust on Clinton StreetFour-year-old, critically acclaimed Yunnan BBQ.
  28. Foodievents
    The Hester Street Fair Returns This SaturdayNew vendors include En Japanese Brasserie and Scarr’s Pizza.
  29. Openings
    The Metrograph Movie House Serves Steak Tartare at Its CommissaryPlus, spaghetti pomodoro and brown-butter trout.
  30. New Food Alert
    Café Henrie’s Light, Bright Dinner Menu Launches TonightCamille Becerra’s signature Dragon Bowl — plus some.
  31. Openings
    Brooklyn’s Speedy Romeo Debuts LES Location With Pastrami PizzaThere’s mustard-spiked bechamel and a crust that tastes like an everything bagel, too.
  32. Empire Building
    Manhattan Will Get Another New Jean-Georges RestaurantThe chef will run food operations at Ian Schrager’s new Public Hotel.
  33. Openings
    The Snack Game Is Strong at Newly Opened Ludlow Coffee SupplyThe coffee shop serves made-to-order toasts, baked eggs, and salads.
  34. Openings
    New York’s Next Big Cocktail Destination Opens TonightPegu Club alum Giuseppe Gonalez’s Suffolk Arms is ready to go on the Lower East Side.
  35. Coffee Talk
    Why You Should Definitely Try Malaysian-Style White CoffeeIt’s served at Kopitiam, a tiny café on Canal Street.
  36. Openings
    Nakamura Is the Newest Big-Deal Ramen Shop to Get Excited AboutNoodle legend Shigetoshi “Jack” Nakamura is back in the kitchen and serving his trademark yuzu dashi.
  37. Openings
    Here’s the Varsity-Level Bubble Tea That’s Earned a Cult FollowingBoba Guys, now open on the Lower East Side, prides itself on using all-natural ingredients.
  38. Brunch
    Christmas Miracles: Mission Chinese Food Launches Weekend BrunchIt debuts tomorrow morning.
  39. Openings
    Mr. Taka Is a Tokyo Ramen Master’s Introduction to NYCThere’s yuzu shoyu ramen, spicy miso ramen, Japanese-style chicken wings, and more.
  40. Closings
    45-Year-Old Vic’s Pizza Closes Tonight“I’m going to forget it, go to work, find whatever I can find, and that’ll be the end of it.”
  41. Openings
    Lowlife Opens Monday With Highbrow Food From a Former Blanca ChefLike borscht with raw cream and trout roe.
  42. Interviews
    How Kenta Goto Opened One of NYC’s Most Unique New Cocktail BarsThe Pegu Club vet discusses his new bar, the differences between Japanese and American bartending styles, and why he sees himself as the Manny Pacquiao of the mixology world.
  43. Pop-Ups
    New York’s Newest Gourmet Gelato Shop Is Run by a 17-Year-OldThe overachiever learned the craft in Italy.
  44. Openings
    Pegu Club Vet Opens Bar GotoKenta Goto will open Bar Goto with a distinct focus on Japanese-influenced cocktails and an entire menu section devoted to okonomiyaki.
  45. Openings
    Wildair, the Contra Team’s Casual Spinoff, Will Serve Steak, Squid, andIt opens on Tuesday.
  46. Closings
    America’s Last Family-Owned Matzo Factory Has Been SoldStreit’s was a neighborhood fixture for 90 years.
  47. Menu Changes
    Introducing ‘Tampa-Style’ RamenSlurp tonkotsu while you salsa.
  48. Openings
    Rebelle Opens MondayChef Daniel Eddy’s menu explores French classics in a modern way.
  49. Foodievents
    Hester Street Fair Will Return on April 25 With Some Cool New VendorsEgyptian bread, buttermilk biscuits, and Malaysian desserts.
  50. Closings
    Katz’s Last Remaining Neighbor Closes to Make Way for Giant CondoDon’t worry: The future of the deli is secure.
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