An Indian restaurant in Brookline is moving, and it looks like it will reopen where an iconic deli had been.
According to a tweet from @dfphil, Shan-A-Punjab on Harvard Street is currently closed, with a sign out front saying that it is moving into the former Rubin's deli space a short distance up the street. A phone call placed to Shan-A-Punjab this morning confirms this, that the restaurant will indeed take over the space apparently by the end of the year.
Shan-A-Punjab first opened in Brookline in the latter part of 2013, taking over the space where Cognac Bistro had been; Rubin's shut its doors in August of 2016, and while there had been talk that it might reopen, those plans apparently fell through--at least in its old space.
The old address for Shan-A-Punjab was 455 Harvard Street, while its new address in the former Rubin's space will be 500 Harvard Street.
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