Metrograph Theater Lifts the Curtain on The Commissary

Posted on: May 6th, 2016 at 9:23 am by
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In the inimitable words of Beetlejuice, it’s showtime.

The two-month-old Metrograph theater, co-founded by boutique owner Alexander Olch, finally lifted the curtain on its complementary restaurant, The Commissary. It opened for business at 7 Ludlow Street last night.

Spread across both the ground floor and mezzanine, the nightlife concept is a nod to the golden age of film and the classic Commissary at the Warner Brothers Studios, “where stars would enjoy their meals alongside their producers, crews, and stagehands.” The Ludlow Street Commissary, however, is a four-course affair, as it were – the lobby bar, restaurant, restaurant bar, and private dining room.

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Restaurateur Henry Rich (Rucola, Cassette, June Wine Bar) oversees the restaurant, Argentinian chef Norberto Piattoni (formerly the chef de cuisine at Francis Mallmann’s Hotel & Restaurant Garzón, Uruguay) consulted on the menu, and Dennis Spina (River Styx, Roebling Tea Room, El Cortez) is the chef.

What’s your take on the Metrograph, now that it’s been open for a little while?

Here’s the menu:

The Commissary at the Metrograph by BoweryBoogie

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