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acpi Jan 8, 2008 08:19 PM

Did I miss something ,or is Kurio now a construction site? Went to check it out tonight due to all the great reviews and it seems to have disappeared. Anyone know if it's coming back, gone forever, etc? Would love to know. Thanks!

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  1. MMRuth RE: acpi Jan 9, 2008 03:24 AM

    I'll have to check it out - there has been a lot of scaffolding on that side of the block, but it was east of the scaffolding. Haven't been since the spring, though I didn't notice new construction while at the mechanic across the street just before Christmas. Did you try calling them?

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      carcrash RE: acpi Jan 9, 2008 08:42 AM

      My parents were there last week; it can be kind of hard to see since they put the scaffolding up. I will add to the good reviews though-- probably one of my favorite restaurants in the city. It's very homey in a cool way, and the food is amazing. Fresh mojitos are nice too.

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        MMRuth RE: carcrash Jan 9, 2008 10:10 AM

        Thanks for clarifying that. It was hard for us to find the first time - quite a while ago. They make great drinks!

      2. MMRuth RE: acpi Jan 10, 2008 03:15 AM

        We ended up going there last night - delicious and friendly as always! The construction used to be to the west of the restaurant on 92nd Street, but now seems to have migrated to the east of it. They have some orange and red Christmas tree lights wrapped around a tree in front of the restaurant - no big sign though the menu is outside and there's a small sign in the window. Loved my meatloaf and springroll trio - my husband had the hangar steak and beef empanadas. My caiparinha (sp?) was a delight - dare I say better than the one across the street at Zebu Grill - and we had a lovely Bordeaux for $35 that is one of her wine specials for the month - a great value.

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