Report: German “Fast Food” Biergarten Opening at 188 Allen

Posted on: August 23rd, 2012 at 6:09 am by
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For awhile there, rumors abounded that B&T hookah joint Lea was to reopen at 188 Allen Street. Not the case. Two seasons stuck behind a lengthy one-story sidewalk shed had neighbors speculating as to what would open here in the wake of its closure last February. Then Tuesday afternoon, the plywood was removed to reveal a rustic log cabin facade in stark contrast to its predecessor.

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188 Allen, Circa 2009

Word on the street is that the unique 188 Allen space will become a “German fast food” biergarten of sorts. When pressed for more, workers onsite were tight-lipped on details, but said to drop by next week. Other than this small inkling of intel, there isn’t much on the new Lower East Side endeavor.

The wine and beer license from Maradona all those years ago remains active.

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