Los Perros Locos


‘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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Alex Mitow of Los Perros Locos Bringing ‘All American Diner’ Pop-Up to 399 Grand Street

Posted April 10, 2014 at 6:04 am

Before midtown’s Comfort Diner takes the reins, 399 Grand Street will host a four-day artist-foodie extravaganza. The owner of Los Perros Locos on Allen, Alex Mitow, is set to transform the defunct Noah’s Ark space into a “zany over-the-top underground performance art, music, and culinary space. The “All American Diner: A Pop Up” kicks off […]

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The weakest Link

‘Links’ on Allen Street Shutters; Grilled Cheese Joint on the Way

Posted February 24, 2014 at 10:02 am

The Allen Street hot dog wars ended last month in a victory for the year-old Los Peros Locos. Indeed, its more ambitious cross-street nemesis Links just failed out of business. Apparently service at the sparsely-populated franks joint officially ended last month. The storefront is dark with little to no activity happening inside. You might say […]

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[Photo: Alex Mitow]

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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NYC Graffiti Origins: Mike “2ESAE” Baca & Fernando “Ski” Romero

Last modified April 5, 2013 at 5:07 pm

On January 1, 2006, councilmembers in NYC attempted to make it illegal for persons under the age of 21 to possess spray paint or permanent markers. I’ve been carrying sharpies with me since I was 12.

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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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