They won’t have Rob Shamlian to kick around anymore, because he’s turning over his restaurants to Sarid Drory. The former owner of the Cub Room, who bought Murray Hill bistro Artisanal last year, told Community Board 3’s SLA committee last night that he had purchased 100 percent of Ludlow Street tequileria Los Feliz and plans to put an end to the noise, drunkenness, and dance club atmosphere that caused Shamlian to butt heads with neighborhood group LES Dwellers earlier this year.
All ye makers of artisanal Sriracha and hand-crafted jewellery and normcore t-shirts, rejoice! Come August 23, there’ll be yet another market in New York City’s most maker-y borough, from which to hawk your unique and occasionally maligned merchandise.
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