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Albert Trummer Is All Fired Up About Sanatorium, a Place For ‘Healing With Alcohol’

(Photo: Nicole Disser)

(Photo: Nicole Disser)

Albert Trummer of Apothéke has finally opened his new bar on Avenue C, having dropped the rather hilarious working title of Mixers & Elixirs in favor of Sanatorium, a name that’s true to both the bar’s Habsburgian decor (surgeon’s lamps, anatomy-driven artwork, even an X-Ray lightbox) and its Dionysian philosophy on wellness.

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Firebrand Mixologist Albert Trummer Will Bring a ‘Beautiful Concept’ to Ave C

(Photo courtesy of Robert Trummer)

(Photo courtesy of Albert Trummer)

What can you expect from mixologist Albert Trummer’s new bar on Avenue C, slated to open this fall? According to the Austrian cocktail wizard, the bar’s mood board includes an intriguing mix of Damien Hirst and Sigmund Freud, with a touch of perfumery for good measure. And despite a recent petition by locals, he swears it will be accessible to local residents — and he won’t set any drinks, or his bar, on fire with again. At least, not without the proper permits.

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Danny Mena of Hecho en Dumbo Opens Sembrado en Nueva York Tonight

Sembrado (Photo: Natalie Rinn)

Sembrado (Photo: Natalie Rinn)

Sembrado (Photo: Natalie Rinn)

Sembrado (Photo: Natalie Rinn)

Tacos. (Photo: Natalie Rinn)

Tacos. (Photo: Natalie Rinn)

Sembrado (Photo: Natalie Rinn)

Sembrado (Photo: Natalie Rinn)

Sembrado (Photo: Natalie Rinn)

Sembrado (Photo: Natalie Rinn)

Sembrado (Photo: Natalie Rinn)

Sembrado (Photo: Natalie Rinn)

Sembrado (Photo: Natalie Rinn)

Sembrado (Photo: Natalie Rinn)

Sembrado (Photo: Natalie Rinn)

Sembrado (Photo: Natalie Rinn)

Today on East 13th Street, Hecho en Dumbo’s Danny Mena will open what his GM, Oscar Bernal, describes as a “traditional taqueria and mezcaleria” — but it won’t be too traditional.
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