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Teen Chef Flynn McGarry Opens his ‘Gem’ on Forsyth Street

Posted February 16, 2018 at 5:10 am

He’s nineteen-years-old and has the food industry smitten. Teen chef prodigy Flynn McGarry this week opened a new Lower East Side restaurant on Forsyth Street called Gem. It’s a dining concept with split personality, offering both a coffee shop vibe (like it’s predecessor Cafe Henrie) and place for deep-pocketed tasting menu seekers. The Living Room, […]

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Replacement ‘Gem’ Found for Vacated Cafe Henrie on Forsyth Street

Posted December 18, 2017 at 5:09 am

Cafe Henrie failed last month after two years on Forsyth Street. It was the casual hangout founded by Le Baron principal Andre Saraiva (aka street artist Mr. A). Now a month later, a new replacement is already lined up to take over 116 Forsyth Street. The outcome of Henrie in mid-November wasn’t a complete shock, […]

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Cafe Henrie Shutters on Forsyth Street After 2 Years

Posted November 17, 2017 at 5:00 am

Cafe Henrie, the artsy eatery founded by nightlife maven (and street artist) Andre Saraiva on Forsyth Street, closed earlier this week. Thus capping two years on the block. All elements of the establishment are gone, replaced with token brown paper in the windows. In retrospect, the writing was on the wall back in the summertime […]

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‘Cafe Henrie’ Seeks Extended Hours and Full Liquor Upgrade

Posted July 17, 2017 at 9:34 am

Cafe Henrie, the two-year-old eatery alongside Sara D. Roosevelt Park, seeks an upgrade of its liquor license to serve hard booze. Ownership also hopes to keep the 20-table establishment open until 2am daily. The pitch is not sitting well with some neighbors, though, including the Sara D. Roosevelt Park Coaltion, which noted on its website, “Generally […]

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Andre Saraiva’s ‘Cafe Henrie’ Expanding with Second Outpost on Forsyth Street

Posted June 9, 2016 at 5:00 am

With all ties to Le Baron (and whatever succeeds it) seemingly broken, former co-founder Andre Saraiva is focusing on a new empire. That of Cafe Henrie on the Lower East Side. The French cafe debuted in September 2015 at 110 Forsyth Street. Now, barely nine months later, Saraiva is looking to expand the business. On the […]

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Le Baron Won’t be Returning to Chinatown, Here’s Why

Posted March 11, 2016 at 9:36 am

Popular French club import Le Baron won’t be returning to Chinatown. The operation shuttered last June out of the blue for “summer vacation” and never reopened. That announcement came via Instagram, which promised a return in fall 2015. Not so much; and we now understand why. Scope out the Marshal’s seizure notice, dated March 9 (two […]

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Camille Becerra Begins Guest Chef Residency at ‘Henrie’ on Forsyth Street

Last modified January 12, 2016 at 12:26 pm

​Camille Becerra is back cooking on the Lower East Side this week. Now, that’s a name we’ve not heard in many years. Becerra just teamed up with newcomer cafe Henrie over on Forsyth Street. She’s the first in a guest chef program that kicks off tomorrow. Her residency – “Dragon Bowls + Broth” – will […]

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Andre Saraiva Debuts ‘Cafe Henrie’ on Forsyth Street

Last modified March 13, 2016 at 7:57 pm

Cafe Henrie debuted yesterday at 110 Forsyth Street. Its purple neons were illuminated for the first time last week, which had signaled the arrival. As first disclosed here, Cafe Henrie is the creation of Andre Saraiva, founder of Le Baron and a popular street artist (“Mr. A”) who’s responsible for those grinning stick figures around the […]

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Le Baron’s Andre Saraiva is Opening Cafe ‘Henrie’ at 110 Forsyth

Last modified March 13, 2016 at 7:56 pm

The block of Forsyth Street between Delancey and Broome hasn’t seen this much action since Adam Sandler’s The Cobbler held court. One month of storefront surgery at 110 Forsyth Street resulted in this. Retooled retail. The former food cart garage beside Jose barber shop was quickly transformed into a new restaurant space. In fact, a […]

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