Rush Hour Swallowed Up in the Maw of Michael Huynh

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The Doghouse isn’t the only new development on the Lower East Side. Rush Hour, the burger joint that has long been the place to get a wham-bam-thank-you-ma’am feta-and-olive tapenade burger at 4 a.m. (and one of the city’s few late-night delivery spots) has closed. According to a worker on the scene of the gutted hole in the wall, it’ll reopen under a new name, with new owners, as “the same thing but better.” And according to a Google search, that new owner is none other than Michael Huynh, the man behind Baoguette and the nearby Bia Garden. The guy is unstoppable! The joint will churn out Asian-style burgers, and might be called “Baoger.” Which sounds a little too much like “booger,” which totally reminds us of Barth’s Burgers on You Can’t Do That on Television, which is not what you want.