Get BOGO Burritos and Bowls at Pokéworks Grand Opening

Celebration Includes Raffle Giveaways, Prizes and Lots of Poké

Enjoy fresh fish with the fresh spring weather at Pokéworks’ new Union Square location (21 East 15th Street) at their grand opening event, Saturday, April 22nd from 11 AM – 8 PM. Bring a friend to enjoy buy-one-get-one poke bowl and burritos all day long. Plus, while you wait, enjoy raffle giveaways including Pokéworks gear and gift cards. Check out Pokéworks on Instagram to participate in a contest leading up to the event.

Share your poké pictures with #USQEats.

Just in time for it’s Earth Day grand opening (stop by in between one of these green events) Pokéworks is launching its Coco Bora Continue reading

MAKE Sandwich Opens First Location in Union Square

A New Sandwich Project From The Melt Shop Team

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Lunchers rejoice! Fourth Avenue is adding another stellar stop to its grab-and-go lineup. The makers of The Melt Shop are introducing their first MAKE Sandwich: a new made-to-order sandwich shop offering modern interpretations of classic sandwiches using fresh, made from scratch and gourmet ingredients—now open at 135 4th Avenue (at 13th Street). Developed by Melt Shop founder Spencer Rubin, in partnership with Aurify Brands, MAKE Sandwich is a result of the partners’ ongoing love of all things sandwiches.

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“MAKE stemmed from a conversation about extending Melt Shop’s menu offerings,” said Spencer Rubin, who launched the beloved melted sandwich concept in 2011. “The Aurify team and I kept coming up with these Continue reading

New #USQEats TsuruTonTan Receives Star From The New York Times

Japanese Noodle Chain Makes Star Entrance to United States

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Congratulations are in order for Union Square’s newest noodle go-to TsuruTonTan, located at 21 East 16th Street right off Union Square Park. The New York Times‘ restaurant critic Pete Wells (who really wants you to read his full review as he mentioned on Twitter) gave one star to the udon specialists who mix, knead, roll and cut the dough for their noodles on site – providing “a distinct physical pleasure that will surprise anybody who has had only shaggy, overcooked udon that starts breaking apart before you have a chance to chew it,” he says.

He shares that you’ll actually find the servers’ explanations of how to order helpful, and you’ll like it so much that you won’t mind you can’t take home leftovers….yet (the restaurant is still sourcing a takeout carton they’re satisfied with, Wells says).

See below for the summary of Wells’ review; however we agree Continue reading

Lou & Grey Opens First NYC Store

The Store is Located at 5th Avenue + 19th Street

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Lou & Grey, known for its soft, texture-rich apparel, has joined the district’s prime retail stores fronting Lower Fifth Avenue. Making its NYC debut, the expanding activewear brand Continue reading

Maison Kayser Opens Union Square Location

The Shop at 841 Broadway is Open 7 AM to 10 PM Every Day

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Get a little closer to Paris with the new Maison Kayser in Union Square. The popular French bakery and Parisian style café is located at Broadway and 13th Street, joining retail neighbors Max Brenner Chocolatier and Santander Bank. In addition to pastries, the new Union Square location features a full coffee bar, tea, chocolate to go, and a sit-down café offering with a wide Continue reading

Union Square Hospitality Group Announces “Daily Provisions”

Union Square Hospitality Group to Open New Cafe, Bakery and Eatery Next Door to Union Square Cafe This October – Join USHG at 21st Annual Harvest in the Square

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Chef Carmen Quagliata at the 19th Annual Harvest in the Square (2014).

Leave it to Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group to take the highly anticipated reopening of the Union Square Cafe up a notch with the announcement of Daily Provisions, a new coffee shop/bakery/eatery next door to the Union Square Cafe’s new location (130 East 19th Street) opening this October.

Fill your Union Square Cafe cravings at Harvest in the Square on Sep. 22 – our annual food + wine festival supporting Union Square Park.

According to The New York Times, the adjunct will serve Continue reading