Temple of Ankh Now Open at 58 Clinton

Posted on: February 1st, 2011 at 6:39 am by

The newest Lower East Side hookah joint below East Houston just opened its doors. Indeed, Temple of Ankh at 58 Clinton Street has been operating under the radar since last Tuesday. The new white-on-black canopy is firmly in place, and an “open” neon shining brightly in the windows. Puff, puff, give.

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At the moment, the Egyptian nightspot is functioning solely as a glorified cafe since their liquor license is reportedly still in the works.  In fact, ownership has yet to appear before Community Board 3; they were last on the SLA docket in November, but never showed to pitch the venture.

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Menu items include hot and cold beverages such as Egyptian Coffee, smoothies, shakes, and mint tea. And of course hookah and flavored tobacco.

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There is no official website as yet, relying on the backbone of Facebook instead.

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