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Russ & Daughters Cafe?

loratliff Aug 30, 2013 01:35 PM

Just browsing the new SLA applications for September and it looks like an entity DBA Russ & Daughters Cafe has applied for a liquor license at 127 Orchard... Anyone know anything about this?

  1. hambone Sep 25, 2013 09:46 AM

    ...and his small heart grew three sizes that day.

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      Blumie Sep 25, 2013 09:10 AM

      From today's NYTimes:


      Niki Russ Federman and her cousin Josh Russ Tupper, of the fourth generation of the family that founded the smoked fish and herring store on the Lower East Side in 1914, plan to open a 65-seat restaurant in February. It will serve all their specialties, including items like blintzes and gefilte fish. “We have wanted to give the community a place for people to come together and sit down to enjoy our food,” Ms. Federman said. “It’s something my father thought about doing years ago, but now the time is right”: 127 Orchard Street (Delancey Street).


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      1. re: Blumie
        howdini Sep 25, 2013 09:28 AM

        "...now the time is right."

        Honey, the time has ALWAYS been right.

      2. loratliff Sep 5, 2013 09:20 PM

        Two updates:



        1. howdini Aug 31, 2013 07:55 PM

          This should happen. The sooner, the better.

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            Elisa515 Aug 31, 2013 04:48 PM

            That would be next to, or one door down from, Black Tree (131 Orchard).

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            1. re: Elisa515
              loratliff Aug 31, 2013 05:17 PM

              Yeah, I believe there's a pub in between the two, but right now 127 is one of those cheap handbag stores.

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              wewwew Aug 31, 2013 04:04 PM

              "Just browsing the new SLA applications ..."
              Bit of light reading?, Up all night and lent out your copy of the tax code?, Hunting for thesis topic in social control of substances?

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              1. re: wewwew
                loratliff Aug 31, 2013 05:13 PM

                Ha, nothing quite that exciting... They send out a monthly e-mail.

                1. re: loratliff
                  foodwhisperer Sep 5, 2013 10:05 PM

                  LOL, I browse health code violations of restaurants I frequent. I'm nauseous.

              2. hill food Aug 30, 2013 02:20 PM

                ooooh. a friend formerly of Brooklyn and I have been pondering if we could get a MW franchise of theirs.

                1. ellenost Aug 30, 2013 01:59 PM

                  That be wonderful!!

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