Chinese hot pot in East Village! Yes, the Dolar Shop is making its way to the East Village. A new restaurant that has 55 locations around the world has just made its debut here at 5 Third Avenue, St. Marks Place. According to manager Johnny Sleek, since they see Manhattan as “the center of the restaurant world,” East Village is a great start. Future franchises are planned for Chelsea and Midtown.
Another new kid on the block is chef Hong Thaimee’s East Village pop-up. Ngam restaurant owner will be selling home-style Thai food in the East Village using ingredients she grows herself at her Hudson Valley Heermance Farm.