Karvouna

‘Karvouna’ Evicted from the Bowery After Less than a Year

Posted January 16, 2020 at 5:05 am

Restaurants can’t seem to make it work at 241 Bowery. The latest entrant, Karvouna Mezze, just joined the growing list of failures at this address. The City Marshal paid a visit to the restaurant and shut it down. All told, Karvouna lasted barely one year. Partners Dimitris Vlahakis, Wei Chen, and Chef Giuseppe Scalco (Merakia […]

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‘Karvouna Mezze’ Debuts on the Bowery Today

Posted January 23, 2019 at 5:03 am

Word first began circulating one year ago about the Greek restaurant replacing La Gamelle on the Bowery. This week, it’s finally happening. Karvouna Mezze is set to open at 241 Bowery later today. It’s described as a “large-scale tapas bar and lounge that gives diners the option to mix and match their favorite Greek dishes.” […]

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‘Karvouna Taverna’ ID’d as La Gamelle Successor on the Bowery

Posted December 4, 2018 at 5:03 am

At 241 Bowery, the storyline is four different restaurant concepts in six years. The Bowery Diner begat Chez Jef that begat La Gamelle that begat Karvouna. Back in February, we reported that the failed La Gamelle space on the Bowery would return to action as a new “authentic” Greek restaurant. It was supposed to have […]

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