Pop Burger Coming Soon to Broadway, Near Houston

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Pop artist Roy LiebenthalPatrick McMullan

In an interview with Steve Lewis, Pop Burger honcho Roy Liebenthal waxes nostalgic about his old club, Tabac; discusses how the dcor of his later places came from his love of modern art; dissects his failed projects (Pop closed after the manager was killed by one of his employees; Pizza Bar didnt fly because, go figure, New Yorkers dont like eating pizza under black light and for that matter, neither do folks from Jersey!); and promises another Pop Burger (sans bar) in the downtown-Broadway area, near Houston. Shocker: He will not be doing Vegas or Atlantic City, which Uncle Steve dismisses as like a Third World country. You hear that, Mr. Sevigny?

Things That Go Pop In The Night (Part One) and (Part Two) [Good Night Mr. Lewis]