The Lucky Bee to Begin Broome Street Service on Thursday

Posted on: January 19th, 2016 at 5:17 am by
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The pollination of 252 Broome Street begins this week. Jin Sushi is in the rearview, and the Lucky Bee is buzzing. (Okay, enough of that.)

The handwriting is on the new vestibule windows, announcing the opening date to the public as this Thursday, 5:30pm.

With former Fat Radish chef Matty Bennett and partner Rupert Noffs now at the helm, it’s definitely a change of scenery for 252 Broome Street. Co-landlords Samy Mahfar and Michael Forrest (Lower East Side BID Chairman of the Board) hiked the rent on the popular, yet rough-around-the-edges, predecessor for this. A flamboyant storefront, courtesy of Bondi Beach artist Brett Chan. Upon entry, you’re greeted by a pinstriped bar, pastel furnishings, and plenty of dangling plantlife.

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Cuisine is Southeast Asian (i.e. Thai) “street food” in a farm-to-table environment that includes entrées like coconut braised beef, octopus and pork belly with winter corn and coconut, and a purist green curry with pickled mustard greens and fried garlic. Cash raised from cocktails will go toward bee farms that will supply the restaurant with honey. There is also hope to raise bees on the roof.

Hence, the name.

Full menu below:

The Lucky Bee Menu

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