Baby Brasa

Baby Brasa Shutters Allen Street Flagship After Less than 2 Years

Posted January 24, 2018 at 5:15 am

Baby Brasa, the Peruvian chicken joint that rose to fame on the chiseled back of chef-model Franco Noriega, is down one. Its flagship location on the Lower East Side recently went dark, ending barely two years of service at 129 Allen Street. You may have noticed that the gates have been closed for the last […]

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Os Gemeos Portrait Now Watching Over Allen Street

Posted October 6, 2016 at 5:11 am

Os Gemeos is no stranger to the Lower East Side. The Brazilian brothers – identical twins Otavio and Gustavo Pandolfo – have hit the area with several murals over the years, including the Bowery Graffiti Wall and a boombox-toting B-boy on Second Avenue. Now the duo is immortalized in portrait above Allen Street. Nascent street […]

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‘The New Allen’ Moves to Samy Mahfar-donated Gallery Space on Delancey Street

Last modified March 16, 2018 at 11:54 pm

SMA Equities (aka Samy Mahfar) is headlong into its conversion of 104 Delancey into a multilevel gallery dedicated to “low brow” art. The storefront is now enveloped in paint, as street artists UR New York spent the weekend buffing and spray-painting the exterior. You’ll recall that property owner Samy Mahfar donated the available real estate […]

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Hated Landlord SMA Equities Donates 104 Delancey for ‘Low Brow’ Art Gallery

Posted September 15, 2016 at 5:11 am

Controversial landlord Samy Mahfar (aka SMA Equities) is in dire need of some good press these days. Perhaps that explains the so-called donation of 104 Delancey Street (former Washington Mutual bank and exhibition space) to become a multi-level gallery dedicated to “low brow” artists. The New Allen Art Foundation is curator in residence, an art program […]

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‘Baby Brasa’ will Begin Serving Peruvian Rotisserie on Allen Street Next Week

Posted June 15, 2016 at 9:37 am

The neons are burning at 129 Allen Street. Get ready for some Peruvian rotisserie. Baby Brasa is days from delivery. Upon opening next week – it’ll be a soft launch – Baby Brasa will offer an “intimate eating experience” via open-floor plan, in which chef and patron share the space. In this case, the culinary master […]

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Peruvian Restaurant ‘Baby Brasa’ Opening Next Month at 129 Allen Street

Posted April 29, 2016 at 5:10 am

The Precision barbershop at 129 Allen Street shuttered and relocated earleir this spring. It’s now down the block and with a rebranded identity, Allen Street Cut & Shave. In its place, a new restaurant. A Peruvian restaurant by the name of Baby Brasa is on its way. Butcher paper is in the windows, signaling the […]

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