Monday, October 28, 2019
Bargain-eats favorite Vanessa's Dumpling House recently closed at 220 E. 14th St. between Second Avenue and Third Avenue for what the sign on the gate described as a "modernization."
The Dumpling House is back open, though Vanessa's name has been replaced by Kent's on the marquee.
EVG regular Stephen Popkin stopped by on Friday as the Kent's team was prepping to reopen for the weekend...
Here's his field report: "The place was looking mighty clean but not renovated — it was exactly the same inside. The same friendly staff was there to great me ... I’m very happy."
No word at the moment who Kent might be — aside from, presumably, the new owner. (Or it's just a random name.) This location is no longer on the Vanessa's website.
Monday, October 7, 2019
Cheap-eats favorite Vanessa's Dumpling House is currently closed at 220 E. 14th St. between Second Avenue and Third Avenue.
A worried regular alerted us to the closure last week. At the time, the reader said there wasn't any note on the gate for customers. Meanwhile, the Vanessa's signage has been covered. Worse, this location no longer appears along the other NYC outposts on the Vanessa's website.
However, there is a sign now on the gate — possibly post-dated to Sept. 26 — noting a closure for "modernization" ...