East Village Eats

Food & Drink recommendations straight from the East Village, New York City

Food News

Pig & Khao set to open on Clinton St. (Grub Street) Union Market gets signage & an Oct 22nd opening date (EVGrieve) Bar On A to become yet another 7-Eleven? (NY Times Local) Pouring Ribbons opens, complete with ‘Drink Matrix’. God help us all (Zagat) Kim’s Video to open an interactive pizzeria on Avenue D […]

Fried Chicken Invasion At Goat Town

Goat town will be open on Labor Day (Monday Sept 3rd) and are serving up a 3 course fried chicken meal for $35. Further Goat Town coverage here. Goat Town: 511 East 5th Street between Avenue A & B

Fried Chicken & Forties @ Korzo Haus

Chef Steven Reese has launched a new special at the East Village location of Korzo Haus (coverage here).  Every Wednesday for $20 you can get all-you-can-eat fried chicken & a pitcher of beer.  Ok, the pitcher of Kelso Organic isn’t exactly 40 oz. but as Steven puts it, the missing 5.1 ounces “is for your homies”.  I’ve […]

Back Forty Offering Chicken Dinners

Back Forty (reviews here) will be offering a 2 course dinner featuring a soup, buttermilk fried chicken (with sides) & a beer for $25.  via Tasting Table: Comfort food reigns supreme on Sunday and Monday nights at Back Forty. In addition to the regular menu, the restaurant offers a special dinner of seasonal soup followed […]

Bobwhite Counter

I tend to keep my ears open about new restaurants whenever possible, so after the closure of Singa’s Famous Pizza a few months ago, I was hoping that something would quickly take it’s place.  It took 10 months, but now we have a new lunch & supper spot (brunch in the works) on Avenue C.  […]

FAB’s East Village Eats Tasting Tour Recap

Although being postponed for a few months & having to try to outdo the 2010 event, this year’s East Village Eats Tour run by Fourth Arts Block did not disappoint.  I realize that I’m a few weeks late, but I had such a great time that the memories & flavors are still fresh in my […]

‘Tis the Season for Delivery

Well, I meant to post this yesterday morning when conditions were a lot worse, but I guess it’s still relevant. With the ‘Great Blizzard of 2010′ causing havoc all over the East Village, it’s likely that several restaurants will be shuttered & honestly, I couldn’t fathom why anyone would want to be out in this […]

Brunch at Back Forty

So I’m sitting (drinking) at my local watering hole (7B) a few Sundays ago, minding my own business & a friend asks me if I wanted to go to brunch.  I said no, because I was more interested in getting hammered, but then he uttered 3 magical words; Pork Jowl Nuggets.  Needless to say, moments […]