How You Can Help Zucco Return to France

Last modified February 19, 2010 at 12:20 pm

As reported earlier, Le French Diner is trying to raise funds in order to help return Zucco to France (“because I want to go back to my mom’s graveyard”).  If you are interested in donating to the cause, please consider the following. Contributions can be given through donation boxes located at the French Diner, AOC, […]

Zucco Memorial Service at Angel Orensanz Last Night

Last modified February 18, 2010 at 9:43 am

Last night was the funeral service for the beloved Zucco, the proprietor of Le French Diner who passed away last weekend of a heart attack.  One reader, Steven Gibaldi, attended and emailed us some of his thoughts. [Zucco 12/22/07, Courtesy of Steven Gibaldi] Once again, Angel Orensanz on Norfolk St. provided the space and context […]

Zucco of Le French Diner Died Saturday

Posted February 16, 2010 at 6:27 am

It is with a heavy heart that we report the following news. A number of readers wrote in to inform us that Zucco, the beloved proprietor of his namesake Zucco: Le French Diner at 188 Orchard Street, passed away on Saturday afternoon. Cause of death was reportedly a heart attack. The restaurant remains open (at […]