Antonioni’s Set to Debut on Saturday at 177 Chrystie Street

Posted on: January 28th, 2014 at 6:04 am by
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Antonioni’s has been underway for over two years already, so what’s another few days of waiting?

If you amble past the corner, only the top half of the curved window at 177 Chrystie Street is covered with the token brown paper. It’s been that way for months, exposing the guts of Cafe Gitane’s new Lower East Side “family style” concept, Antonioni’s. Dining room tables were set and decorated many moons ago (looks like a red sauce joint), and a liquor license approved back in September. However, you’ll need to wait until Saturday to sample their Italian fare.

The front office of Cafe Gitani confirmed to us yesterday that Antonioni’s will likely debut on February 1. At least they hope to. Menu is still in the works.

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Meanwhile, the restaurant is still looking for runners and busboys to fill the ranks.

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