‘Butcher Bar’ Bows this Week on Orchard Street

Posted April 17, 2017 at 5:00 am

Three months ago, we first broke news that the Queens-based Butcher Bar was planning a Lower East Side smokehouse. Subsequent weeks brought small changes to the facade of 146 Orchard Street – a neon here, a velvet curtain and window leafing there. Its debut is now days away. Employees at the Astoria outpost tell us that […]

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Camille Becerra Begins Guest Chef Residency at ‘Henrie’ on Forsyth Street

Last modified January 12, 2016 at 12:26 pm

​Camille Becerra is back cooking on the Lower East Side this week. Now, that’s a name we’ve not heard in many years. Becerra just teamed up with newcomer cafe Henrie over on Forsyth Street. She’s the first in a guest chef program that kicks off tomorrow. Her residency – “Dragon Bowls + Broth” – will […]

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Frankie & Johnnie’s Owner Joins Aaron Sanchez for ‘Alegre’ at 146 Orchard

Posted September 30, 2013 at 6:03 am

Hey Orchard House, how about those “electrical repairs”? The ill-fated APL-cum-Orchard House became an epic public fail capped by closure in January 2013. Reason given for the sudden shutter was a so-called emergency electrical problem. Those computer printouts detailing the issue, plus dated party flyers and menus, are still hanging in the dusty windows. But […]

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Orchard House Space Now on the Market

Last modified January 17, 2013 at 6:30 am

Whether or not those ambiguous electrical repairs were an actual emergency, or even a truth at all, the Orchard House is seemingly on its way outta the Lower East Side.

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Orchard House Closes for “Emergency Electrical Repairs”

Last modified January 12, 2013 at 12:32 am

Uh oh for the Orchard House. The year-old bar-restaurant is now closed for so-called “electrical repairs.”

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The Orchard House Introduces Lunch Options

Posted June 7, 2012 at 6:18 am

The Orchard House needed something to help jumpstart the joint. Especially since we’ve rarely seen the place at capacity at any time of day.

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APL Folds; The Orchard House Takes Its Place

Posted October 28, 2011 at 11:41 am

APL was pretty much doomed from the start.

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APL Actually Opening Friday

Posted May 17, 2011 at 10:45 am

Opening date was pushed back a week.

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APL Apples at 146 Orchard Street

Posted May 9, 2011 at 10:01 am

APL giving away apples. Oh, how clever.

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APL at 146 Orchard Has An Opening Date

Posted May 3, 2011 at 9:01 am

When Camille Becerra jettisoned APL for the greener pastures of Hotel Chantelle, the in-progress eatery at 146 Orchard Street seemed doomed.

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