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Taperia Closed Indefinitely As Eamonn’s Promises Comeback In Its Place

The shake-up of the Montague Street restaurant scene continues. Taperia, the Spanish tapas restaurant and bar located at 132 Montague Street that opened in October 2013 to much fanfare appears to have closed indefinitely. A handwritten sign taped to the door reads: “Closed until further notice. Sorry for the inconvenience.” Meanwhile, a large banner hanging […]

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Heights History: A Look Into The Past Of Some Montague Street Restaurants

We recently went on a trip back in time at some of the restaurants in the North Heights. Now it’s time to start doing the same down on Montague Street. What was there before today’s eateries? What do the owners want you to order if you stop by? Let’s find out! Our first stop will […]

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54 State Street Sold

54 State Street has been sold $2.3 million. One of the new owners is 52 State Realty Corp, whose president is local businessman Nasser Ghorchian. Donald Brennan, local real estate broker and blogger suggests the most likely scenario is that the new owners will convert the distressed property to condos.  He adds that profit margin […]

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Busted Chef’s Apartment Ransacked

The Brooklyn Paper reports that “Busted Chef” Dan Kaufman’s Pierrepont Street apartment – which the paper writes he rents from Busy Chef owner Alan Young – had its locks changed and was ransacked this week.  The paper’s calls to Young for comment went unanswered: Brooklyn Paper: Busted Chef…: For the record, Brill said his client […]

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The Continuing Saga Of Mike’s Kosher Steakhouse

In a previous post, we parenthetically asked whatever happened to the whole Mike’s Kosher Steakhouse story. Well, It’s been over a year since Mike’s Kosher Steakhouse was shut down under a cloud of allegations — co-owner Mikel Domgjoni was arrested for attempting to molest an 18 year old waitress, and co-owner Nasser “Nando” Ghorchian accused […]

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Corner of Cranberry: What’s Next?

UPDATE: Sadly, it appears now that the Wine Bar at 50 Henry Street, the best by far of the lot, has closed, according to the Brooklyn Eagle. With news that three four of the four “Corner of Cranberry” businesses have been shuttered (looks like the liquor license for the 60 Henry businesses expires tomorrow), we’re […]

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Busted Chef Update: The Eagle Gets Into It

The Brooklyn Eagle finally posted their “Busted Chef” story: Several employees spoke to the Eagle on condition of anonymity. One said that other employees may have been in on the scheme, and had been fired. He added that workers’ checks had bounced multiple times, although not recently. According to the Eagle, Kaufman was merely a […]

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Busy Chef Speaks

We had a few questions about Busy Chef, the new enterprise moving into the Food Maestro space at 60 Henry Street in NoHe. It is not affiliated with Oven, which will be opening in the Afcionada space soon. BC’s marketing guru Michael Burak answers here: BHB: Is the team behind Busy Chef the same as […]

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Kosher Steak Drama Continues

The Brooklyn Paper reports that Mike's Kosher Steakhouse closed over a dispute between owner Mikel Domgjoni and his partner, nabe restaurateur Nando Ghorchian, over back rent. While Domgjoni hurls accusations of anti-semitisim at his partner in the article written by Christie Rizk, Ghorchian won't hear it telling the writer, "This is total bulls—t. I was […]

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