La Gamelle

Failed ‘La Gamelle’ to Return Next Month as Greek Restaurant

Posted February 28, 2018 at 5:02 am

Despite appearances to the contrary, La Gamelle will not return to the Bowery. The French Bistro – born in early 2015 – hasn’t served a morsel since last summer. However, its owner is reportedly making a comeback here at 241 Bowery. You’ll recall that founding chef Mathieu Palombino departed La Gamelle in January 2016, nine […]

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‘La Gamelle’ on the Bowery Hasn’t Been Open of Late

Posted August 24, 2017 at 5:19 am

La Gamelle hasn’t been open lately. Not for at least a week. It appears as though the restaurant at 241 Bowery is closed for the duration. The Google search alert says La Gamelle is “permanently closed,” and we’ve yet to receive a response to calls or messages. Open Table’s reservation system, however, deems the hiatus […]

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Mathieu Palombino Ditches Stake in ‘La Gamelle’ After 9 Months

Posted January 14, 2016 at 5:13 am

The end is likely near for La Gamelle. 241 Bowery is now on death watch. Its chief principal, chef, and founder, Mathieu Palombino, ditched the French restaurant this week. He reportedly sold his stake to the remaining partners, and will instead focus on his successful Motorino pizza chain. That can’t be a good sign for […]

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Mathieu Palomino Opens La Gamelle on the Bowery Today

Posted April 22, 2015 at 5:12 am

It’s been a minute since we’ve checked in with Mathieu Palombino’s new “Parisian Brasserie” opening at 241 Bowery. Last week, the red-painted La Gamelle signage was installed above the entrance, signaling the impending opening. Then yesterday, the plywood encasement was excised from the storefront, revealing a spiffy new wooden exterior. Here’s a gratuitous shot of […]

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Mathieu Palombino’s 2nd Bowery Diner Replacement is French Spot ‘La Gamelle’

Posted February 26, 2015 at 5:12 am

In the Bowery Diner space, a familiar name will soon reappear. Mathieu Palombino pulled the plug on Chez Jef last July. The pop-up culinary experiment had been in operation the four months previous. But the space itself at 241 Bowery has been sequestered under plywood for the interim period. The full-blown replacement – a French bistro concept – […]

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