‘Simple’ Authentic Food Brings Poké Bowls and Bento Boxes to 109 Eldridge Street

Posted on: May 25th, 2016 at 5:19 am by
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A faded banner atop the storefront of 109 Eldridge Street had promised “Simple Authentic Food” for months. Ownership is finally making good on that promise.

After a year-long period of dormancy, workers just finished converting the popular five-table Nagasaki Sushi joint into something called “Simple.” So simple, in fact, that it’s not immediately clear what this establishment sells. Based on the new marquee, neighbors are promised an ambiguous variety of “authentic food.” Its lettering is fashioned into different cuisines – bacon, eggs, cheese, noodles.

In reality, the menu taped to its window shows various choices between Bento Boxes and Poké Bowls. And on the higher end of the price spectrum. See below:

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Simple Authentic Food soft opens tomorrow, according to a sign in the doorway.

Nagasaki Sushi closed last spring after about six years in business. The space sat empty for well over a year, even after the incoming business planted the proverbial flag.

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