First it was Panda, then Cuchifrito, then Sajoma. Now that Sajoma is no more, it's going to be Brothers Seafood & Deli.
We ran into a guy who is either the leaseholder or owner of the property who told us that the Sajoma folks were not taking care of the place. Presumably, he booted them so that he can open his own place.
We said, "Too bad, we liked their chicken."
He said, "Oh, we'll have chicken."
So we'll see. He also said that he's planning to have gourmet olives, sundried tomatoes and whatnot. The menu is large and wide ranging - we hope it's not a repeat of the overreach that was Fireside.
What Brothers has going for it is that the owner has experience running a deli in Manhattan - hopefully that's been a successful endeavor for him. Fingers crossed.