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Where Sugar was, ‘Empire Gyro’ will Open on Monday

Posted February 13, 2019 at 5:03 am

After months of construction (and related delays) at the corner of East Houston and Allen Streets, Empire Gyro is finally ready to start serving the Lower East Side. The 24-hour fast-food restaurant will host the requisite friends and family event this Saturday. Grand opening to the public is next Monday (February 18), two months after […]

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‘Empire Gyro’ Readies 24-Hour Allen Street Eatery for Christmastime Debut

Posted December 12, 2018 at 5:03 am

The tradition of 24-hour eateries at the southeast corner of Allen and East Houston continues with Empire Gyro. The new fast food Mediterranean spot, which takes over from the utilitarian Sugar Cafe, has been building out 200 Allen Street since early October. The menu is somewhat predictable, featuring soups, salads, kebabs, and shawarma. Empire Gyro […]

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Gyro Joint to Replace Vacant Sugar Cafe on Allen Street

Posted October 4, 2018 at 5:02 am

Sugar Cafe shuttered almost two years ago. Ultimately done in by a rent hike, the 24-hour refueling spot held down the northeast corner of Allen and Houston Streets for well over a decade. Landord Serge Hoyda spent the interim period renovating and upgrading 200 Allen Street, as well as the adjacent tenements at 175-177 East […]

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