The Mangia auction: everything must go


"Don't bid if you don't have any money."

What remained of the Mangia at Stuyvesant Plaza was auctioned off this morning. And everything had to go. Literally. They started at the front door (it went for $2) and methodically worked through everything that was left in the restaurant: picture windows, wainscotting on the ceiling, exit signs, the hostess stand, booths, stoves, grills, pots, ovens -- it was all up for sale to the highest bidder. Here are a handful of the items and what they sold for...

mangia chalkboardfront door - $2

the big specials chalk board from the foyer - $32.50

hostess stand - $17.50
(auctioneer: "We'll bungie it to the top of your Lexus!")

a set of three booths - $2

wire kitchen racks - $17-$25

a stack of 12 or more pizza pans - $10

sheet pans - $3.50/each, later for $1/each

rack of glassware - $10

plates - .50/each

big stack of aluminum take-out containers - $1

yellow awning over the kitchen pass-through - $2

brick pizza oven - $2
(auctioneer: "Just think of the fun you'll have taking that apart!")

indoor charcoal grill station - $60

swinging door to the kitchen - $1

bathrooms (everything included) - $35/each

food scale - $10

bucket of pasta tongs - $1

bucket of salt shakers - $5

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