Proprietor of Pado to Open Korean Spot at Former Meatball Shop on Stanton Street

Posted on: August 18th, 2021 at 5:04 am by

Dormant for some eighteen months, the Lower East Side storefront previously occupied by the Meatball Shop is finally reanimated. But a restaurant with an altogether different menu.

City records indicate that the former operators of Pado – the Second Avenue sushi joint that closed last October – intend to impart a reservation-only Korean restaurant at 84 Stanton Street. Dubbed 8282, proprietors Jee Young Kim and Bund Je Lo will serve a “modern” take on Korean cuisine. Twelve tables are planned for indoors, with another four for sidewalk dining under the Open Restaurants program.

The duo is on the Community Board 3 docket tomorrow night to obtain advisory approval for a full liquor license.

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