Mr. Fong’s Owner Readying Basement Bowling Alley in Zarin Building on Grand Street

Posted on: August 1st, 2022 at 5:01 am by

An element from the crew behind Mr. Fong’s is planning to impart a subterranean bowling alley nightspot on Grand Street. In the basement of the Zarin building at Orchard.

Application materials submitted to Community Board 3 for a liquor license reveal a concept called Two Snakes. The converted fabrics storeroom at 318 Grand will host a space dominated by two bowling lanes, billiards, jukebox, and a pair of stand-up bars to serve. There will be eight tables, including seating for roughly ninety patrons. (Operating hours pitched include 2:00am closing during the week and 4:00am weekends.)

Principals of Two Snakes are listed as Adam Moonves, owner of Mr. Fong’s on Market Street since 2015, as well as Hardeep Manak, who founded Berlin Currywurst in Brooklyn.

The arrival of this ambitious rec-room establishment is certainly noteworthy, as it’s the second bowling alley within a short three-block radius behind The Gutter.

Photo: Community Board 3

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