189 East Houston

Forced from East Houston, Empanada Mama is Moving to Former Sorella Space on Allen Street

Posted February 9, 2015 at 5:00 am

Emma Hearst and Sarah Krathen operated Sorella for a solid six years at 95 Allen Street and became a local hit. The Italian joint was loved by many, yet its demise in May 2014 came as a suprise. In its absence, however, the store itself was unable to procure a reasonable replacement. Until now. 95 […]

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Empanada Mama Express Now Serving at 189 East Houston

Posted November 9, 2012 at 6:48 am

Three months of Empanada Mama teaser signage, and we now have liftoff at 189 East Houston.

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Empanada Mama Opening at 189 East Houston

Last modified August 14, 2012 at 11:24 am

The revolving door of restaurants at 189 East Houston is about to receive its latest entrant. A Latin joint from Hell’s Kitchen.

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Masala Twist at 189 East Houston Shutters

Posted August 22, 2011 at 6:28 am

Masala Twist was pretty much on death watch from the moment it opened at 189 East Houston. More after the jump!

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Masala Twist Now Offering Hookah Smoking

Posted June 2, 2011 at 6:09 am

The recently-opened Masala Twist at 189 East Houston is diversifying its fast food offering with another twist.

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Coming Soon: The Masala Wala at 179 Essex Street

Posted May 12, 2011 at 6:28 am

The old Munchies space welcomes a new fast food occupant.

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Masala Twist Replaces Kung Fu Bing at 189 East Houston

Last modified May 11, 2011 at 10:45 pm

With Kung Fu Bing out of the way, 189 East Houston now has a new culinary concept.

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Kung Fu Bing at 189 East Houston for Sale

Posted October 18, 2010 at 6:12 am

Kung Fu Bing is SOL. Again.  Over a week and a half has already transpired since the fast food joint suddenly closed. Now a nugget of truth sits in the window.

Kung Fu Bing Closed for Restructuring

Posted October 12, 2010 at 6:34 am

Just shy of a few months at 189 East Houston, Kung Fu Bing is now closed for renovations.  According to a pair of signs in the glass doors, the closure is only temporary for some necessary “restructuring.”

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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