Wolfnights Now Open at 99 Rivington Street

Posted on: December 7th, 2011 at 6:09 am by

Eleven months ago, a fire ravaged the ground level of 99 Rivington Street, forever sidelining cheap-eats joint Three Monkeys.  Undeterred by the tragedy, owner Itai Afek returned to the scorched earth several months later to begin work on its likeminded successor. Wolfnights.  It’s a wrap.

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Mid-July was the big reveal of Wolfnights, complete with plywood and a videogame-esque banner hanging from the facade.  From then on, work progressed at a fairly gradual pace. September brought word of an October opening, yet that didn’t happen. That day finally arrived on Monday evening. The wolf is ready to feed.

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The interior boasts more of a rustic gourmet decor, yet much like its predecessor, doesn’t have much in the way of seating.  There’s barstool dining and a pair of swinging benches chained by the windows.  Patrons can wolf down “gourmet wraps” at Wolfnights alongside a helping of wine and beer.  Moreover, ingredients are pitched as completely natural and organic (i.e. beef sans hormones).

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Have you eaten here yet? What’s your take?

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