Moscow 57

‘Kings County Imperial’ Sets Date for Delancey Street Debut

Posted June 18, 2018 at 5:12 am

Not since Kapowski’s (formerly Moscow 57) vacated 168 Delancey Street more than two years ago has anyone expressed interest in opening a new venture. It’s hit or miss here at the approach to the Williamsburg Bridge, with a succession of failed businesses in the wake of Apolo’s departure in 2013. Now, the space is amidst conversion to […]

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‘Kings County Imperial’ Eyes Delancey Street for New Chinese-American Restaurant

Posted August 1, 2017 at 5:00 am

The principals behind Kings County Imperial in Brooklyn have their sights set on a long-dormant Lower East Side storefront. Not since Kapowski’s (formerly Moscow 57) vacated 168 Delancey Street two years ago has anyone expressed interest in opening a new venture here. Indeed, the space remained shuttered and peddled in real estate listings during the interim. […]

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Kapowski’s by Moscow 57 Goes Dark After Only 2 Months on Delancey Street

Posted November 30, 2015 at 5:10 am

Kapowski’s went kapow last week. 168 Delancey Street is now dormant. Owner Ellen Kaye had teamed up with Barramundi principal Tony Powe back in the summertime to reinvent the concept. They brought in chef Nikita Ponomarev to help with the “Russian and Central Asian small plate” menu. The brief reinvention owed itself to the seven […]

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Kapowski’s by Moscow 57 Debuts Tonight on Delancey Street

Posted September 10, 2015 at 5:17 am

Summer recess for Moscow 57 is nearing its conclusion. Upon its return to 168 1/2 Delancey Street tonight, it’ll be re-christened Kapowski’s. The storefront received a facelift in anticipation of the rebranding, including the more aesthetically pleasing pinstriped awning and requisite gate mural. As previously reported, Kapowski’s is a local supergroup of sorts. Barramundi veteran Tony […]

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Barramundi Owner Joins Moscow 57 Team to Create Kapowski’s

Posted July 31, 2015 at 5:17 am

Now that Barramundi (and 2nd Floor on Clinton) is swimming with the fishes, so to speak, proprietor Tony Powe is on the move. Literally three blocks south to the corner of Delancey Street, joining focres with two-year-old cabaret Moscow 57. Florence Fabricant filed a dispatch in the New York Times this week breaking the news. […]

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Moscow 57 Opens on Delancey Wednesday Night

Posted February 3, 2014 at 6:09 am

Moscow 57 will officially open its doors on 168 1/2 Delancey Street Wednesday night with a performance by Tony Romano and Cleve Douglass to promote the new album Desert Flower. The bright red canopy first arrived on Delancey back in November, a long-running tease for those who were looking forward to the arrival of Moscow […]

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Notes from CB3: Moscow 57 and Wolfnights Approved

Last modified August 21, 2013 at 11:50 am

The SLA subcommittee meeting last night was held in the office of Community Board 3, and was certainly a tame affair.

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Moscow 57 Gunning for Former Apolo Restaurant on Delancey

Posted August 1, 2013 at 6:03 am

It was a Lower East Side institution, albeit somewhat of a hole-in-the-wall establishment, serving Latino-Chinese fusion food. Yet, Apolo Restaurant survived for decades at 168 1/2 Delancey Street, directly in the shadows of the Williamsburg Bridge. That impressive run finally came to an end two years ago after a visit from the Department of Health ultimately […]

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