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Factory on 4th Restaurant Has Closed its Doors Pending Sale

Walker Evans Walker Evans Factory on 4th Restaurant Has Closed its Doors Pending Sale

Italian Village restaurant Factory on 4th — formerly known as Cray — has closed its doors to customers for the time being. One of our readers emailed this morning stating that a visit this past Saturday afternoon revealed locked doors and a disconnected phone number. Three more customers have posted comments on the restaurant’s Facebook […]

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Restaurant Review: Factory on 4th

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Factory on 4th

The scoop on Factory on 4th is pretty well known. It made its debut inside the Wonder Bread building as Cray back in 2014. It struggled. A restaurant television show performed a makeover this spring. Now it’s called Factory on 4th. The post-makeover decor is nicer. Having never been a fan of graffiti art, the […]

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Unusual Drinks: Cray’s Buzz Worthy

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Unusual Drinks: Cray’s Buzz Worthy

You may have heard about an African berry that made the bartending rounds a few years ago. Those who tried it said it switched up taste buds so sour things tasted sweet. This is not about that. Cray Eatery & Drinkery is running its very own little experiment with a proprietary beverage combo it calls […]

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Restaurant Review: Cray Eatery & Drinkery

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Cray Eatery & Drinkery

A restaurant with a menu that’s centered on an array of mini-burgers: sounds legit. Certainly, it’s as legitimate as a restaurant with a menu centered on chicken wings… or gourmet burgers, or pizza or ramen. Cray Eatery & Drinkery is the name of the new mini-burger joint. It’s set up shop in the Wonder Bread […]

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How to Infuse Vodka and Other Liquors

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson How to Infuse Vodka and Other Liquors

For the past few years, infused liquors have been making their presence felt throughout the drinking world, showing up in reimagined versions of traditional cocktails, as well as headlining their own new classics. Indeed, there are over 70 different varieties of flavored spirits out there, running the gamut from vodkas to bourbons. And their popularity […]

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Restaurant Roundup: New Menus & Good News

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Restaurant Roundup: New Menus & Good News

New Menus Cray Eatery & Drinkery The city mourned the loss of Grilled Cheese Mondays when Bodega closed and reopened without the popular weekly special. It’s a good thing then that Cray Eatery & Drinkery has opened and have happily taken up the slack to fill the void. Every Monday at the new spot is […]

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First Look: Cray Eatery & Drinkery

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson First Look: Cray Eatery & Drinkery

What do infused liquors and gourmet sliders have in common? Outside of the fact that they are both artisan products, they’re also the calling card of Cray Eatery & Drinkery, which opened yesterday at 697 North Fourth Street. Cray has something for everyone. A fully-stocked bar is the anchor of the establishment; more specifically, a […]

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