Inside ‘Broken Coconut,’ the Health Eatery Replacing Other Music Next Week

Posted on: September 28th, 2017 at 5:09 am by

The other music at 4th Street will soon be the sound of grinding juice presses.

Broken Coconut is days from opening. Since we first broke the story of its arrival in July, build-out has been rather fortuitous. Indeed, the 1,200 square-foot space is ready after just a few months. We stopped by this week and caught a glimpse of the trendy health eatery on the rise.

Take a look. There’s tiling, palm trees, and a neon sign with Broken Coconut’s motto – “Eat Pretty.” Custom built for your iPhone lens. (Pink colors, “Millenial Pink,” which is apparently the choice for Instagram popularity.) The menu includes items such as “blended bowls, oats, smoothies, salads, and grains.”

Signs on the double front doors promise to open “next week,” even though prior reports suggested last week.

As first reported here, Broken Coconut is the brainchild of Scott Sartiano, founder of Butter Group hotspots 1Oak and Butter.

The seminal indie music shop Other Music had survived in this spot for years against Tower Records across the street. But it closed in June 2016. At the time, ownership cited rising rents – more than double the $6,000 monthly dole in 1995 – and the changing face of the music industry as reasons behind the closure.

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