Rice Village food hall Politan Row adds three more concepts

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The upcoming food hall Politan Row, at 2445 Times Blvd., in the Rice Village, has added three new vendors to its ranks ahead of its expected November opening. The food hall will join others owned by the Politan Group, which has a presence in New Orleans, Miami and Chicago. New concepts and chefs joining those announced in August are:

  • Kin, a Thai concept by Houston-native chef Evelyn Garcia, which will include curries, rice bowls and salads. Garcia previously had pop-ups including a residency at Decatur Bar and Pop Up Factory.

  • Torshi, a Mediterranean concept by Rafik Abohattab borrowed from St. Roch's, the New Orleans food hall that inspired Politan Row. The Egyptian-born chef and entrepreneur will bring his take on hummus, falafel, shawarma and other items.

  • Nice Sprout, a joint venture by Amanda Altman and Nais Sanchez, will bring their experience from St. Roch's in Miami to offer plant-based fare, including house-made juices, toasts, salads and vegan comfort food.


The indoor-outdoor market will have space for up to 12 vendors. www.politanrow.com


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