First Look at Gansevoort 69, Open Today in the Former Florent Space


The Boom Boom Room isn’t the only thing new to the meatpacking district this week. Today, the space that famously housed Florent and then was briefly reincarnated as R&L; reopened as Gansevoort 69, under the stewardship of David Graziano and Corey Lane of Bagatelle, RdV, and Kiss & Fly (Lane is not to be confused with Cory Lane, the beverage director at the Momofuku empire). Graziano, who also designed Pink Elephant, gave the Florent space a simple makeover, retaining the original bar and terrazzo flooring. The coolers now serve as a back bar. In the kitchen is Jacqueline Lombard, a French Culinary Institute alum and onetime sous-pastry-chef at Otto, who owns a Brooklyn-based catering company. She describes her favorite ingredients as “the three B’s: butter, bacon, and beef,” and is going for what’s being called, you guessed it, “new comfort.” Starting today, breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus (which you can see below) will be offered simultaneously.

Gansevoort 69 menu [PDF]
Gansevoort 69 brunch menu [PDF]
Gansevoort 69 dessert menu [PDF]
Gansevoort 69 midnight menu [PDF]

Gansevoort 69, 69 Gansevoort St., nr. Washington St.; 212-691-0069