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The Rice Burger Shack Has Opened, and It’s Serving Small-Batch Pickles On a Stick

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

That Broad City shoot isn’t the only super exciting thing happening on East Ninth Street, between Second and Third Avenues: Yonekichi, the rice-burger stand that we’ve been champing at the bit for, finally soft-opened today — which means we can do less champing and more chomping.

We showed you Yonekichi’s menu last week, but there was an additional item when we hit it up today: a $1.75 “pickle dog” that’s really just a pickle on a stick. It’s a seasonal special that’s limited to 130 servings a day.
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Here Are All the Rice Burgers You’ll Be Able to Eat Monday

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The folks over at Yonekichi — the rice burger joint whose imminent arrival has had us on tenterhooks since last month — have now confirmed that they’ll soft-open on Monday. Plus, they’ve sent over this fantastic picture menu (below) that shows each and every rice burger in all of its glory. (Sorry if the pictures are a little grainy hahahahahahaha omg omg omg PLEASE JUST OPEN ALREADY!)
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The Riceman Cometh: Here’s What That Rice Burger Joint Will Look Like

Yonekichi's storefront on East 9th (Photo: Kirsten O'Regan)

Yonekichi’s storefront on East 9th (Photo: Kirsten O’Regan)

Ever since we heard rice burgers were coming to the East Village, we’ve been on the story like white on, well, you know. But as anyone who has made rice before can tell you, a watched pot never boils. Short of boiling, Yonekichi has recently got its storefront in order.

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