ASTORIA, QUEENS — An Astoria cafe that recently reopened after months of renovations is now up for sale on Craigslist.
“Astoria business for sale” reads the listing, which describes the building as a “turnkey” property, or immediately ready for rental.
What the listing doesn’t specify, however, is whether or not Savage Sicko plans to stay in the storefront, located at 37-10 31st Avenue, after the sale.
Reached for comment, restaurant chef Alex Ayala did not respond to questions about the future of the business, short of saying the restaurant is currently open.
Savage Sicko, which opened in early 2020, began kitchen renovations in November; kicking off several confusing months of activity for the restaurant.
The month after renovations began, the company said it was looking for investors to reopen in a new Astoria location.
“This location would be wonderful for a cafe. We are also always looking for investors or partners to open a new location,” the store said. wrote a few days later. “Please share and send to [as] a lot of people so that we can… reopen as soon as possible.”
The officially vegan restaurant reopening during the first week of March. The following week, the restaurant was put up for sale.
Outside of going on sale, Savage Sicko has made no indication of shutting down online, continuing to post its regular content about food and the Sharks (part of the restaurant’s proceeds are donated to shark research and conservation, so the owners are would have passionate of).