Stellina Opening in a Week and a Half at 95 Allen

Posted on: February 16th, 2011 at 6:18 am by

Sorella’s companion dessert spot at 95 Allen Street, dubbed Stellina (“Little Star”), is almost ready to serve. The adjacent storefront had been under the knife since autumn, and was originally slated to open in early December. But the build-out obviously lasted much longer than expected. Much of the action was well-concealed so we didn’t have a proper view until now.

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Late last week was the big unveiling.  Gone are all the usual construction site familiarities.  There is now signage in the form of bold window leafing.  No awnings, flags, or the like just yet. We stopped into Sorella yesterday afternoon and chatted with co-owner Sarah Krathen.  She informed us that Stellina would likely open in about a week and a half.

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As for the menu? Co-owner Emma Hearst intimated in October that the concept is a cafe-slash-bakery with plenty of confections.

We are doing something new next door…it will not be an expansion…it is a brand new business. It will be a cafe/bakery called Stellina (little star). We will be serving gelato with homemade waffle cones, baked goods, chocolates, Sorella’s grissini, counter culture coffee program, milkshakes, sandwiches, salads and many other fun things. We will be doing late night gelato delivery until about 1 am.

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