[Pigging by Wilfrid: May 11, 2015]
Opening a new bar or restaurant in New York can be a slow, drawn-out process. It was nearly two years ago that people connected with Roberta's and Momo Sushi Shack were reported to be planning a sandwich restaurant in the closing Mazelle space, with the working name "Hi Hello."
Perhaps it's a pity they didn't change the unsearchable name in the mean-time, but Hi Hello finally debuted a few weeks back. Not sure what took so long, because it's still a fairly small, comfortable, one-room bar. You can sit at the bar or at a counter facing the windows, and there are a few tables. And indeed, it's all about sandwiches.