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Empanada Mama Opening at 189 East Houston
The revolving door of restaurants at 189 East Houston is about to receive its latest entrant. In the last few years, three different grease-pit concepts cycled through here – Ashkara brought Kosher Mediterranean, Kung Fu Bing offered Chinese fast food, and most recently, Masala Twist peddled Indian street food. But it’s been a year since anything graced its insides, and it certainly shows.
Over the weekend, however, the new occupant was revealed via storefront adornments. A Hell’s Kitchen Latin joint called Empanada Mama is opening its second location here. As EV Grieve point out, this might be a more promising enterprise, despite the hex on the address.
Empanada Mama is co-owned by the founder of Mama’s Empanadas in Queens. Lots of namesake incest going on here…