Questlove to Open New York Restaurant
Roots drummer Questlove has announced the opening date of Hybird, his new restaurant with renowned restaurateur Stephen Starr. The gourmet fast food eatery will open in New York’s Chelsea Market on May 18 and Questlove’s signature fried chicken, “Love’s Drumsticks,” will be the main menu option. Other offerings will include Momay’s Truffled Egg Dumplings, Tom Yum Cupcakes and Watermelon-Jalapeno “Love Slush.” Hybird will have a post-modern food truck-like facade and will be open from 10am-9pm Monday-Saturday and 10am-8pm on Sunday.
In addition to his work with The Roots and on Late Night, Questlove DJs every Thursday at New York’s Brooklyn Bowl. He is also a partner in The Hoodie Shop and serves as musicial director for a number of hip-hop and R&B tours.