- 1. Bondi Road
153 Rivington St., nr. Suffolk St.; 212-253-5311
At this surfer-themed fish-and-chips shop, diners select entrées from a list of imported Australian and New Zealand seafood and then ask to have it grilled, sautéed, or battered and fried.
92 Rivington St., nr. Ludlow St.; 646-415-8681
Perhaps hoping to corral the spillover crowd from nearby ’inoteca, this sunny little shop serves panini and bruschetta plus wines by the glass or bottle.
133 Norfolk St., nr. Rivington St.; 212-375-1500
Is Michael Ayoub of Williamsburg’s Fornino angling to be tagged America’s most trusted pizza man? The former Cucina chef has brought his pizza obsession and homegrown herbs to the Lower East Side.
- 4. Kampuchea Noodle Bar
78-84 Rivington St., nr. allen St.; 212-529-3901
Former Fleur de Sel managing partner Ratha Chau sheds the fancy French trappings for Southeast Asian street food, focusing on the regional specialties from his native Cambodia. Opening on November 21.