Les Enfants Terribles
Posted November 9, 2015 at 5:00 am
No Starbucks for Skal, after all. The corporate coffee chain seems to have struck out again in its bid for a Canal area location, for the second time in three years. Instead, French fare will return to the northeast corner of Ludlow and Canal Streets. An application for corporate change was filed with Community Board […]
Posted July 2, 2015 at 5:12 am
Rebound. Three years a refugee, Les Enfants Terribles is back with a new permanent home and modified identity. Original owner Stefan Junot (and his wife) – who first opened at Ludlow and Canal a decade ago – headed further east to the fringe in much the same way. Les Enfants de Bohème was officially coronated […]
Posted April 8, 2015 at 5:18 am
The Essex Street Market won’t be the only Lower East Side establishment with a so-called “Street Seat” come springtime. A restaurant that isn’t even open yet also joins this exclusive club. Restaurateur Stefan Jonot and his wife are busy readying the former barber shop on Henry Street for a new French bistro concept. Think of […]
Posted April 1, 2015 at 9:16 am
Six months shy of its second anniversary, nordic nightspot Skal is seemingly finished. The restaurant has been closed for the better part of the last week, most notably during the peak weekend nights. In fact, the corner hang at 37 Canal Street maintained a rather staggered schedule of late. Word on the street is that […]
Posted October 8, 2014 at 5:19 am
Founder and former owner of the dearly departed Les Enfants Terribles (recently morphed to Skal) is back in the game. Stefan Jonot, who sold his interest in the beloved French restaurant two years ago, has his sights set just a few blocks to the southeast. As in, kitty corner from the Gouverneur Hospital complex. As with […]
Posted August 6, 2013 at 5:16 am
Skal. That’s the Icelandic toast equivalent of cheers, Prost, salud, or l’chaim. It’s also the name of the new Nordic establishment opening at 37 Canal Street.
Posted June 27, 2013 at 5:21 am
And it’s actually happening. Nordic nightlife is replacing a longtime French-themed hangout down on Canal Street.
Posted June 13, 2013 at 5:33 am
It’s certainly been a rough 2013 thus far. Seriously, in the first six months alone, the Lower East Side lost (or is losing) some of its most cherished institutions. The list of victims is staggering given the short timeframe. Count ’em.