After Sandy: East Village Restaurants Are Open Despite No Power

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Fresh sandwiches exist on Avenue B

The power won't be back on in lower Manhattan for at least another day, but these spots are finding lots of ways to bring in customers and save what's left of their supplies.

Paradiso is serving up the rest of their goods that were kept on dry ice this week. Balthazar is still delivering fresh baguettes their way on Avenue B. "I'll be here till I freeze or run out," said the storeowner.

Macaron Parlour on St. Marks stays open

Macaron Parlour is only three weeks old, but used a generator to serve French macarons and hot coffee to their new neighbors.

$5 lunch specials for passersby

Oyama has been doling out fried rice and udon soup on 1st Avenue out of their storefront window since Tuesday, and the beer's cold too.

Hot coffee and dry goods at Ray's

East Village staple, Ray's Candy Store, welcomes customers in even though they may have to wait a few more days for famous beignets or soft serve ice cream. The coffee is hot and Ray is pouring it himself.

Have you seen any restaurants in your neighborhood that are battling the power outages in a creative way? Let us know in the comments.

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Location Info


188 1st Ave., New York, NY

Category: Restaurant


105 Ave. B, New York, NY

Category: Restaurant

Macaron Parlour

111 St Marks Place, New York, NY

Category: Restaurant

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