The Final Hours of ‘inoteca at Ludlow and Rivington

Posted on: February 10th, 2014 at 11:04 am by

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Lines for the final night of ‘inoteca

‘inoteca was a delicious, no-frills Italian restaurant at 98 Rivington Street. It dutifully served the neighborhood from 2003 until its sudden closing this past Saturday evening. We had been hearing rumors of its demise for about a year, but the news was no less surprising.

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For the week leading up to closure, ‘inoteca tried its hardest to drain the remaining 1,300 bottles of wine in the restaurant. That clarion call hit from one side of the internet to the other; from Reddit and Twitter to the local blogosphere. But it seemed everyone waited until the last minute, natch. Lines queued down the block during nearly all hours of operation on Saturday. It was one of the harder tickets to come by that night.

Pour one out for yet another Ludlow longtimer…

 

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