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Grand Canyon to Return to Montague Street

Those of you who, like me, miss Grand Canyon’s superb burgers are in for a treat. While the “Restaurant For Lease” sign remains above the former Armando’s site at 143 Montague (see photo by your correspondent taken this evening), the Commercial Observer reports that the restaurant’s owner, who kept open another Grand Canyon in Park […]

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Armando’s New Executive Chef

Chef David Ferraro has worked at several Manhattan eateries including Montparnasse and he’ll be bringing some new menu items to Armando’s [143 Montague Street] when it reopens on Monday. The restaurant says that Ferraro will mix “contemporary and classic” Italian cuisine such dishes as Tagliatelle with Rabbit Ragu, Goat Cheese Ravioli with pine nuts and […]

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Armando’s to reopen in late July

Plans to reopen Armando’s Restaurant at 143 Montague St. are sailing along, owner Peter Byros told BHB this week, and he hopes that the Italian restaurant will reopen by the end of July or early August. “We started [construction] about a month ago, and it will take a couple of months. Everything is new — […]

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BHB Poll: Should Armando’s Come Back to Montague Street?

As BHB learned exclusively yesterday,  Armando’s owner Peter Byros is thinking about bringing his restaurant back to Montague Street. Byros still owns 143 Montague and after alleged deadbeats Spicy Pickle shut down last week tongues began wagging and hoping for an Armando’s Redux. What do you think? Vote in our poll after the jump.

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One Year Ago on BHB: Lobster, We Hardly Knew Ye

One year ago on BHB, we learned that the Armando’s lobster sign would “die” on March 16, 2008. Owner Peter Byros had informed reporters that the eatery would close for good and that his sign would be turned off for the last time at the close of business. Spicy Pickle would move into that space […]

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Is the New Hot Spot Spicy?

The customers at the new Spicy Pickle restaurant [143 Montague Street] seem to think it’s a “spicy” new hot spot. The people I spoke to were return customers who raved about the food. Others walked in and already knew what they wanted – like they were old time Spicy Pickle regulars.

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New Neighbor: Spicy Pickle Opening Friday

This just in to the BHB “newsroom” – Spicy Pickle will be opening its 143 Montague Street location (aka Armando’s) this Friday (8/15). The food chain replaces Armando’s which was a Montague Street fixture for decades and known for its neon “lobster” sign.  Despite BHB’s attempts to Landmark the Lobster, the sign was taken down […]

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