Meeks Celebrates Cityrib BBQ Opening


QUEENS, N.Y. [JULY 26, 2013]Congressman Gregory W. Meeks kicked off the night by declaring, “I’ve been waiting for you!” during a press event for the newly opened BBQ restaurant in Queens.


Seeing the project become a reality, while surrounded by friends, family and fellow politicians reminded the congressman of the impact this vibrant new bar and restaurant will have on the area. “Consider this a jumpstart for the future of our community,” Meeks said, as he cut the grand opening ribbon.


Paul Lamas, President of HPH, thanked his hard-working staff of over forty employees from the Queens area, while also thanking the team from Fifteen Degrees Advertising in Manhattan. “I’ve opened many restaurants, but this one was a truly a collaboration. The Team at Fifteen Degrees brought this place to life. Their hard work and creativity can be seen all around you.”

HPH is a restaurant management and investment company anchored by Harry’s Steak and Café, and Financier, located in Manhattan, as well as many other successful businesses in the New York area. Cityrib is their first restaurant venture outside of Manhattan.