Empanada Mama Opening at 189 East Houston

Posted on: August 14th, 2012 at 6:28 am by
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The revolving door of restaurants at 189 East Houston is about to receive its latest entrant. In the last few years, three different grease-pit concepts cycled through here – Ashkara brought Kosher Mediterranean, Kung Fu Bing offered Chinese fast food, and most recently, Masala Twist peddled Indian street food. But it’s been a year since anything graced its insides, and it certainly shows.

Over the weekend, however, the new occupant was revealed via storefront adornments. A Hell’s Kitchen Latin joint called Empanada Mama is opening its second location here. As EV Grieve point out, this might be a more promising enterprise, despite the hex on the address.

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January 2010

Empanada Mama is co-owned by the founder of Mama’s Empanadas in Queens. Lots of namesake incest going on here…

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