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Lauren ShockeySoy, soy, and more soy More signage is up at NY Tofu House, a new Korean eatery opening up at 6 St. Marks Place, formerly the site of Mondo Kim's (R.I.P.). The restaurant will, naturally, specialize in tofu, plus a variety of other Korean specialties.
In 2009, we began the weekly Local Top 10, a series we hoped would prove that New Yorkers were far too stubborn to let the record store go. The series ran until last month, when we literally ran out of stores to cover--not the best sign for the future of music retailing in New York City. Befo ... More >>
nycseen.orgEV Grieve brings word that the former Mondo Kim's space on St. Marks will soon be home to not only a(nother) karaoke lounge, but also a possible "gourmet deli." Plans attached to the storefront's doorway show sleek white tables and shelves filled with undoubtedly "gourmet" food.&nb ... More >>
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