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Under New Ownership, Moemen Becomes ‘NYC Falafel Co.’ on Allen Street

Posted April 28, 2017 at 5:11 am

There’s been a change of the guard at Moemen, the Mediterranean snack shop at 201 Allen Street. Almost overnight, the signage was swapped and interior remodeled. In comes the blandly named NYC Falafel Co., offering up exactly what you’d imagine. Cheap eats geared toward the Hell Square hordes. They’re open past midnight every day except […]

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‘Yokoya Ramen’ Opened on Allen Street this Week

Posted April 20, 2017 at 5:00 am

Another noodle joint just joined the ranks of upper Allen Street. Thanks to branded canopy and illuminated signage, we’ve known for months. Yokoya Ramen is here. Yokoya Ramen opened earlier this week, and occupies the small square-footage that previously hosted the Allen Street Deli. It’s the second of three ramen vendors to plant roots on […]

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With ‘Yokoya Ramen’ on the Way, Allen Street is Suddenly a Haven for Noodles

Last modified March 30, 2017 at 9:48 am

In just over a year, the northern border of Allen Street is well on its way to becoming a destination for ramen. Mr. Taka Ramen was the first of three to plant a flag here last November, and has skyrocketed in popularity. Then, we reported this week that five-month-old Chelsea Market vendor, Mokbar, is planning to open […]

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‘Moemen’ Fast Food Mediterranean Restaurant Now Open on Allen Street

Posted March 18, 2016 at 5:12 am

Five months of promises culminated in the opening yesterday of the Moemen King. The new Mediterranean snack shop, which replaced Los Perros Locos at 201 Allen Street, had been under construction since last October. The menu includes selections you might expect. Hummus platters, falafel sandwiches, and grilled fare (Shawarma, kebabs). Price points skew toward the […]

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‘Moemen King Shawarma’ Announced for Former Los Perros Locos Space on Allen Street

Posted October 21, 2015 at 5:10 am

From franks to falafels – that’s the retail narrative down at 201 Allen Street. The former headquarters of flashy franks outpost Los Perros Locos now has a new permanent tenant on the way. It only took a month for the landlord to find a replacement for the yearlong “LESpace” incubator concept which closed in late […]

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‘LESpace’ Pop-Up Incubator at Los Perros Locos is Donezo

Posted September 2, 2015 at 5:10 am

It was exactly a year ago that Alex Mitow pulled the plug on the short-lived Los Perros Locos at 201 Allen Street. In the wake of this Colombian hot dog joint, the former proprietor instead transformed the store into “LESpace” – a food-based incubator space for pop-ups, chefs, etc. LESpace made the biggest splash with Polpo […]

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Los Perros Locos on Allen Street Morphs Into ‘LESpace’ Pop-Up for Chefs and Artists

Posted October 16, 2014 at 6:04 am

Colombian hot dog joint Los Perros Locos ended its two-year run at back in August. Owner Alex Mitow announced at the time that 201 Allen Street would “undergo a rapid transformation” into a food-based incubator space for pop-ups, chefs, artists, etc. The promise has been fulfilled. As previously reported, Mitow paired up with miLES to launch LESpace, […]

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Los Perros Locos Will Cease Slinging Hot Dogs at 201 Allen Street Tomorrow

Posted August 29, 2014 at 6:00 am

For a while there, two hot dog joints battled for supremacy at the head of Allen Street – Links and Los Perros Locos. Both ultimately met the same fate though, with the latter closing tomorrow night. Owner Alex Mitow took to Facebook to convey the departure message to fans. “Running a retail storefront in the […]

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Hip Hop Artist Wale Films Music Video for “Love Hate Thing” on Allen Street

Posted June 4, 2013 at 10:11 am

Hip hop artist Wale was on the Lower East Side last Thursday, filming a music video for a track off the forthcoming record, “The Gifted.”

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Los Perros Locos Wins Endorsement of Gallagher [VIDEO]

Posted March 20, 2013 at 6:42 am

Everyone’s favorite watermelon-smashing funnyman stopped by Los Perros Locos on Monday afternoon to chow on some Colombian-style hot dogs.

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