Posted September 17, 2015 at 5:00 am
Much maligned landlord Steve Croman (9300 Realty) is nearing the end of luxury conversion activities at 124 Ridge Street. Permits on file with the Department of Buildings indicate that the job included “renovation of existing apartments at front and rear building, new convenience stairs from 5th floor apartments to roof, new roof decks, and partition […]
Posted August 28, 2014 at 6:10 am
More information is coming to light regarding the shutter of Rustic LES a couple weeks ago. You’ll recall that owner Yassir Zraouli was forced to close his Moroccan bistro at 124 Ridge Street thanks to Vacate and Stop Work Orders issued by the Department of Buildings. The building itself is a Steve Croman property, and […]
Posted August 12, 2014 at 5:51 am
Rustic LES – the homey Moroccan bistro at 124 Ridge Street – recently shuttered after a bumpy two-year tenure on the east side. There had been high hopes for the food truck gone brick-and-mortar, but ultimately the concept was a tough sell to the neighborhood. Of course, it didn’t help that scaffolding obstructed the premises for […]
Posted February 3, 2014 at 6:00 am
If you enjoyed the year-old Rustic LES, now might be time to pay your final respects; it probably won’t be around for much longer. Another seasoned restaurateur wants in on the sleepy Ridge Street scene. Application materials submitted to Community Board 3 this month reveal that Luis Arce Mota of Ofrenda and Cafe Condesa is angling […]
Last modified August 24, 2013 at 9:47 pm
Yeah it was a hell of a lot prettier before I cut into it, but then you wouldn’t get the full picture of what’s inside this Chicken Pastilla from Rustic LES.
Posted May 2, 2012 at 6:09 am
The whole truck-to-store phenomenon seems like it jumped the shark already, with seemingly every food truck angling to establish a sure-shot brick-and-mortar presence.