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La Contenta Opening in the Old Saro Bistro Space Next Month

Posted January 23, 2015 at 5:10 am

While residents grapple with the terrors of living under the thumb of Samy Mahfar, a new restaurant is opening in the commercial space of 102 Norfolk Street. As previously reported, a 14-seat Mexican joint called La Contenta Cocina de Barrio has taken the reins from Saro Bistro, which closed in April 2014 after a solid […]

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Saro Bistro on Norfolk Is Sold; La Contenta Takes Over

Posted June 5, 2014 at 6:07 am

Many in the neighborhood consider the three-year-old Saro Bistro a jewel of the Lower East Side dining scene. Named for his grandmother, the Balkan-infused restaurant at 102 Norfolk Street was the singular vision of chef-owner Eran Elhalal, who served up comfort food “left by two long lost empires” – Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman. Now, to the […]

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102 Norfolk Street, Home of The Back Room, Asking $11.95M

Posted December 13, 2013 at 5:45 am

While 100 Norfolk Street barrels toward a glassy cantilevered future (now a pit), its pre-war neighbor one door to the north has hit the market. A new real estate listing for the property went live this week via Massey Knakal, proposing a price of $11.95 million. Interesting that said development is not even mentioned in […]

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Saro Bistro Opening Tomorrow at 102 Norfolk Street

Last modified December 5, 2010 at 1:24 pm

With Global Grub and Tides now just memories in the proverbial bank, Saro Bistro is ready to start serving the neighborhood. Goodbye brown window paper, hello maroon awning and rustic interior.  Preparations have been underway for a couple months inside 102 Norfolk, with CIA grad-cum-chef-restauranteur Eran Elhalal providing periodic progress reports via Facebook page. Walking […]

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Coming Soon: Saro at 102 Norfolk Street

Posted October 22, 2010 at 6:12 am

Global Grub had a rather limited shelf life at 102 Norfolk Street, just north of Delancey.  In the end, the small snack bar suffered the same fate as its seafood predecessor Tides. But work on a new restaurant has begun anew in the last few weeks.

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