Black Tree on Orchard Street is Closing Ahead of Winter Reboot

Posted on: August 12th, 2016 at 5:11 am by
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Black Tree is closing at the end of the month in anticipation of a reboot. A concept revamp, if you will. Owner Sandy Dee Hall announced the news yesterday, noting, “We know we’re going to break some hearts by not serving our popular rotating farm-to-table dishes after this month, but we’re going to reopen with a new and exciting concept that everyone will love just as much!”

The break begins at the end of the month and should last until December. Version 2.0 appears to be a complete departure from what Black Tree is doing now.

It also seems like another take on the oft-employed “closed for renovations” play. Something’s off, as if a changeup is needed in order to stay afloat here in Hell Square.

Born in Crown Heights as a pop-up, the farm-to-table joint debuted its first brick-and-mortar at 131 Orchard Street in May 2013. The sandwicherie made headlines last summer for its mouse infestation and subsequent shutter, though temporary, by the Department of Health.

Black Tree’s Brooklyn outpost on Metropolitan Avenue will remain open.

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131 Orchard St., November 2012

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