He is tight-lipped about details and the opening date, but is compiling an all-star cast including New York City pastry chef Jake Novick-Finder, whose designer desserts will “surprise the hell out of people,” said Maslow.
At 68 seats, Ribelle will nearly double Strip-T’s capacity and will be in a highly visible location. Maslow says he is ready. “I want to work in a restaurant I had a hand in designing. I saw a space and thought it was beautiful.”
With Strip-T’s success leading the way, Ribelle will likely be packed from the get-go. And this time Paul Maslow, who is a partner, will be following his son’s lead.
“We have always believed in quality and are always changing,” said Paul Maslow. “We’ve shown that Watertown can be a destination place. I doubted it in the beginning.”
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