Motor City Gate and Gut on Ludlow; ‘Set BBQ Bistro’ Coming Soon

Posted on: May 6th, 2014 at 6:00 am by
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The last vestiges of Motor City Bar have been completely wiped from 127 Ludlow Street. We paid another round of respects just a couple weeks ago when the storefront gate was lifted. Now the security mechanism (and its “one way” mural) has been completely pried from the exterior, and instead replaced with a fresh sidewalk shed. That construction fun transpired yesterday. It won’t be long before this thing is tagged to shit.

Meanwhile, Joseph Torres from Foundation is the successors to the Motor City throne, as we’ve previously reported. Community Board 3 approved their OP liquor application for a “full service Asian fusion restaurant” (seriously) back in November. Now that venture has an identity. State Liquor Authority records indicate that the name of the new establishment as “Set BBQ Bistro,” and that license processing is underway (it was submitted last week).

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Motor City Bar closed forever last June after seventeen years of balls-to-the-wall partying.

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