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Russo's expanding?

PinchOfSalt | | Jan 3, 2013 06:13 PM

Went to Russo's this afternoon to restock my fridge after my holiday travels. Surprise! There's a big hole in the ground with some pilings in it behind the west side of the building (the side with the smaller parking lot, to the right if you are looking at the front of the building). The employee I asked about it confirmed that they are expanding the building but could not say what Russo's intends to do with the extra space.

FWIW it was the usual good time at Russo's. In addition to what was on my shopping list, I scored some absolutely perfect okra and some small brown chilies the likes of which I have never seen before. The chilies were fresh but clearly very ripe, about the length of the Thai chilis that Russo's sells but about twice as wide at the base compared to them and taping down to a point. Clearly some kitchen experimentation is required...