Chico Paints Bun & Co. Replacement Mural

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:18 am

Bun & Co. debuted last month at 78 Rivington after owner Ratha Chaupoly decided to scrap the Kampuchea brand and start from scratch.  During the brief closure and subsequent renovations, the rooster mural Chico painted years ago was scrubbed from the Allen Street facade and replaced with something a bit more generic.  However, Chico recently returned […]

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It’s Katz’s Vs Second Avenue Deli on Food Wars

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:38 am

Earlier this week, we reported that the Travel Channel will be filming inside Katz’s Deli this weekend.  The casting call which hangs in their window seeks “superfans” who can be “on camera loud and proud to tell viewers everywhere why Katz’s Deli is the best.”  It’s for an upcoming episode of Food Wars, and we’ve […]

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Cheeky Sandwiches at 35 Orchard Street

Posted November 25, 2009 at 6:40 am

In recent weeks, the new sandwich shop opening at 35 Orchard Street was officially christened.  Behold, Cheeky Sandwiches and its unique Dutch doors.  Some easy-to-miss signage in the glass above the entrance is now matched with a sidewalk engraving.  Opening date and menu is still up in the air, so check back for updates. Cheeky […]

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Flock of Pigeons Escapes Bloodbath

Posted November 6, 2009 at 6:15 am

A discarded sandwich in the eastbound intersection of Essex and Delancey nearly spelled disaster for a flock of pigeons.  The birds literally escaped a bloodbath by mere inches.  But the moment traffic was stopped at the red light again, they were back on the road, fighting for the prize.

A Sandwich Shop for 35 Orchard Street

Posted September 17, 2009 at 6:08 am

Last night, we came across some open-door renovation at 35 Orchard Street (formerly Kysmo Bike Shop), and learned that this sleepy stretch of real estate will soon gain a sandwich shop.  Inside, a friendly gentleman was busy working on a ladder, and was kind enough to field a few questions about the operation. The eatery […]

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