The legendary wall of bowls in the bar at Ippudo. Will the ramen palace retain its high ranking?
It’s been over two years since Fork in the Road did a 10 Best for the East Village. The dining scene has really changed in the interim, as new places have opened and the fortunes of old places risen and fallen. Can Ippudo retain its number-one ranking? Can B & H Dairy persist in the top 10? Those choices almost seem antique now.
So, check out Our 10 Best East Village Restaurants posted in February 2010, and have your own choices at the ready when you check in tomorrow bright and early to see Our 10 Best East Village Restaurants, 2012 Edition.
B & H, a perennial East Village favorite, is a holdover from when this stretch of Second Avenue was called the Yiddish Broadway.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on March 8, 2012