Thursday, September 12, 2013
The East Village outpost of Astoria favorite Taverna Kyclades opened for business last week at 228 First Ave. By most accounts, people are very happy to have the chance to eat their Greek fare in the neighborhood.
However, some neighbors here between East 13th Street and East 14th Street are already grumbling about the restaurant's trash.
Here is one claim by an affected party, who sent along the photos:
"They dump really stinky fish trash not in front of their restaurant but outside of neighboring business properties and next door to the local street fruit market seller ... causing horrible stenches."
Neighbors have called 311 to complain, though it is not clear if they have reached out directly to restaurant management to resolve the issue.
Thursday, September 5, 2013
The East Village outpost of Astoria favorite Taverna Kyclades opened for business on Tuesday evening at 228 First Ave.
Owner Caterina Skenderi told DNAinfo that the East Village restaurant will offer the same menu as its flagship Queens location — "which is known for Greek classics like grilled octopus, fried cheese and lemony potatoes."
They also have a pretty nice looking rolldown gate...
Most recently, the space was home to Tepito... and before that — David's Bagels.