Alex Stupak Expands His Mexican Empellon Empire To Midtown This Week

From Gothamist
March 20, 2017 - 4:37pm
  Alex Stupak's Empellon fleet grows by one this Thursday with the opening of a new flagship location in Midtown, where he's outfitted a large, bi-level space on Madison Avenue at 53rd Street with his signature totems. The chef tasked artist Biata Roytburd to create unique ceramic animal sculptures that exemplify the soul of this new restaurant in addition to Stupak's other four downtown. Empellon's "spirit animal," according to Stupak, is the hummingbird, which can be seen holding court in the dining room amidst the Rat, Rooster and Nautilus that represent Al Pastor, Taqueria and Cocina, respectively. [ more › ]


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