81 Ludlow Street

‘Farmhouse Restaurant’ Replaces Sebastian LC on Ludlow Street

Posted February 27, 2015 at 5:19 am

Our suspicions about the Sebastian LC closure late last year were at least partially confirmed this week. Yes, the corner restaurant is back open, but not with the same moniker. Management is forsaking the French fare for the more generic American style cuisine. Farmhouse Restaurant announced itself a couple days ago with a new sign […]

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Sebastian LC on Ludlow Street is Temporarily Closed Until February

Posted December 23, 2014 at 5:39 am

Sebastian LC at the corner of Ludlow and Broome Streets abruptly closed for business over the weekend, albeit temporarily. Computer printouts promise a return on February 2. Cause of the extended break was not immediately available, but employees were spotted doing maintenance work in the kitchen. Something is suspicious here, as with all closings under similar cover. […]

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‘Chloe 81 Blue’ Ground Level Oyster Bar Debuts on Ludlow Street

Posted September 3, 2014 at 5:16 am

Sebastian LC just debuted its new annex. Only it’s now operating under the Chloe 81 family… Work had been slow but steady inside 81 Ludlow Street since last December, but there is finally something to show for it. This new adjoining space will capitalize on the now-beached trend of seafood nightlife, and function, at least partially, […]

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Sebastian LC Expansion Underway at 81 Ludlow Street

Posted December 12, 2013 at 6:02 am

Four years into operations as Sebastian LC, and owner Kouger Ahmed is ready to expand into the enormous adjacent space. The store on 81 Ludlow (aka 246 Broome), previously occupied by wholesaler Jin Lin Trading Corp, is to house the addition. This alteration to the method of operation was cautiously approved in August by Community […]

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Le Cubain Re-Branded as Sebastian LC

Posted April 6, 2010 at 6:12 am

Le Cubain at 81 Ludlow recently updated its image.  The dark-green marquee has been painted over, and will likely be replaced by the new name sometime soon – Sebastian LC.  Not much personality there.  Menus are also updated.

Le Cubain Brands Itself

Posted November 9, 2009 at 6:18 am

Cuban-French combo joint Le Cubain finally branded itself after months without proper signage.