Holy Molé: La Esquina Takes Over Williamsburg’s Relish Diner

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Photo: Sam Dangremond

After closing in July, the diner that held Relish for thirteen years is coming back to life, and not just in a TV show or movie. A new restaurant blog, NYC In.tel, hears that the team behind La Esquina is opening a “Mexican beer garden” there, and a rep for the Nolita hot spot tells us it’s true.

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Photo: Sam Dangremond

We’re awaiting more details, but this should definitely keep things interesting for new chef Akhtar Nawab. One person who won’t be coming over to the Williamsburg location: noted GM Gwen Butler. According to PX This post from last month, she’s no longer with the restaurant.

La Esquina is taking over shuttered Williamsburg diner Relish [NYC In.tel]