31 Jul '14, 2am

Wine served out of an old shipping container? What's not to like?

Terroir on the Porch is a little sister to the other Terroir locations in the city , but unlike its older sibs, it’s a seasonal outpost that will only be open during the warmer months. The no-nonsense black box kitchen, counter and register was designed by Richard H. Lewis Architects , who used a shipping container as the main structure after Terroir ‘s owner noticed one being used as storage near the High Line and thought it would be the perfect mobile receptacle for the new location. We were curious about whether the container was recycled like many of ones we feature on Inhabitat, so we put in an inquiry with the restaurateurs who were obliging enough to try and find out despite being crazed with the opening of the newest Terroir (coming shortly). While a repurposed container would certainly be more desirable than new, we still think this is an adaptable, mobile and alm...

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