Last night Community Board 3 unanimously approved the OP liquor license for Bar Primi, Andrew Carmellini, Josh Pickard, and Luke Ostrom's planned "casual pasta concept" on the Bowery. Taavo Somer, who designed the interior of Peels, which occupied the space until just last month, will also lend his talents to Bar Primi. The interior configuration - with long bar flanking the dining room - will remain largely unchained.
CB3 also gave initial approval to a liquor license for Mama's Bar, although not without raising concern about noise and sidewalk blockage. The bar agreed to install "sound-baffling curtains (and) a seasonal canvas vestibule."
· Notes from CB3: Carmellini Approved for 'Bar Primi' on the Bowery [Bowery Boogie]
· All Coverage of Bar Primi[~ENY~]