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Bruschetteria on Rivington is Kaput
The (relatively) old guard of Lower East Side establishments continue to perish in the face of the recent gold rush. Bruschetteria became the latest victim, having bit the dust within the last couple weeks. The cozy eatery at 92 Rivington Street, brainchild of Frank Vivolo, quietly shuttered with barely a whisper to the community which fostered its existence.
A note on the website confirms the closure, but also offers hope to fans. Team Bruschetteria hopes to see patrons “at a future location soon.” In the meantime, it’s worth reiterating that Vivolo partnered with Rob Shamlian for a much different venture around the corner on Orchard – Tiny Fork.
Vivolo opened the Italian spot some eight years ago, just when Hell Square was in its infancy.