Sean Meenan

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    Controversy Over Biggie Mural in Fort Greene

    ​Who should get credit for a mural of Biggie Smalls designed by a 21-year-old Parsons student and painted by artists CERN and Lee Quinones? The mural was commissioned by the owner of Habana Outpost in Fort Greene, and features the famous Che Guevara photo that adorns a million t-shirts with th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    Another Day, Another Lawsuit, This Time at Cafe Habana

    ​Cafe Habana is arguably as well known for its photogenic waitresses as it is for its Cuban sandwiches, even going so far as to pimp them out in its annual Habana Girls calendar ("12 months of beautiful women and fun ways anyone can help the environment"). But it seems that some of those waitr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Cafe Habana Goes West

    Eater L.A. has filed a report on the new Los Angeles-area outposts of Cafe Habana and Habana Outpost. Sean Meenan, the owner of the original Noho and Fort Greene restaurants, is collaborating with Richard Ampudia, a consultant for La Esquina. The new restaurants' chef, Rene Ortiz, is also from La Es ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    May 15, 2007


    At the Habana Outpost, drinks come in biodegradable cornstarch cups and the plates are made from sugar cane