Les Enfants Terribles

‘Brigitte’ Officially Opens Tonight on Canal Street

Posted September 29, 2017 at 5:10 am

The friends and family grace period is up. Brigitte is ready to roll, and opens tonight at the northeast corner of Canal and Ludlow Streets. Thus concludes two years of relative calm here. Brigitte takes the torch from Skal, and calls itself a Brazilian-French “hidden gem” located in “probably the last area with an edgy […]

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Here’s Your First Look Inside ‘Brigitte’ on Canal Street

Posted September 15, 2017 at 5:08 am

Two years of relative calm at the northeast corner of Canal and Ludlow Streets is coming to a close. Brigitte is here. The nightlife entrant, under the knife for about two years already, is close to opening. Gone are the paper window garments and other assorted construction materials. Floor-to-ceiling glass, decorative tiling, and an ADA […]

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‘Brigitte’ Finally Fills the Void at 37 Canal Street with French Fare

Posted August 8, 2017 at 5:00 am

Two years after the fall of Skal (and those Starbucks rumors), its replacement venture is on the way. Of course, we’ve heard this story before. We first caught wind that Brigitte would be opening at 37 Canal Street last summer. The contractors onsite had mentioned an opening later that fall, a promise that was broken. […]

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French Fare Will Return to Canal Corner that Housed Les Enfants Terribles (and Skal)

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 […]

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An Old Favorite Returns as Les Enfants de Bohème Opens on Henry Street

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 […]

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Founder of Les Enfants Terribles Opening New Henry Street Bistro in May with Seasonal ‘Street Seat’

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 […]

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Skal Icelandic Bar on Canal Street Closes Shop

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 […]

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Founder of Les Enfants Terribles Plans New French Bistro on Henry Street

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 […]

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Lady of Grand’s Pick of the Week: Duck at Skal

Last modified August 24, 2013 at 9:44 pm

A report posted by Thrillist of the Best Chicken Wings in New York just came out. I never do listen to them, but they should start listening to me.

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Skal Opening at 37 Canal Tomorrow

Posted August 12, 2013 at 6:15 am

The four-month renovation period is officially finished. Les Enfants Terribles at 37 Canal Street has been reborn as Skal, a new Icelandic joint from the same owners as its predecessor.

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