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Take a Sneak Peek Inside Lupulo, George Mendes's New Portuguese Restaurant

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Expect a semi open kitchen.

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George Mendes is rocking out to Led Zeppelin and hanging out with the construction crew at his upcoming rustic Portuguese restaurant Lupulo (it means hops in Portuguese). Here's a glimpse at the progress inside the corner spot:

The Aldea chef shares a few interior details, like a semi-open kitchen with some killer cobalt tile:

Construction continues ! Our kitchen meets the dining area

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Oh, and leather bound bar stools:

One more pic for the day -- Our dining bar stool

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Note that Lupolo now has its very own Instagram account, so it should be easy to keep an eye on progress. At last report, the restaurant should open by March.

Lupulo

835 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY

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