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It Sure Sounds Like Café Loup’s Martini-Soaked Chapter Has Closed
The literary haunt was seized for unpaid taxes for the second time in six months, and it doesn’t sound like it’s coming back this time.
RIP to Brian Bui, ‘the King of King Street’
“A genuine happiness radiated from him.”
Café Loup Returned Last Night With Customers Old and — Surprise! — New
After a brush with death, the storied West Village hangout reopens with new life.
Café Loup, and Yet More Downtown History, Might Be Gone for Good
“It was a refuge from all the assholes who made every other place in New York unbearable.”
The End of Great Jones Cafe Is Another Nail in the Coffin of My New York
We all have bars and restaurants that anchor us to our best years in New York. For one New Orleans transplant, Great Jones Cafe was that spot.
How Do Restaurants Handle Notorious and Infamous Diners?
Options are limited for chefs and owners when a notorious diner decides they’re hungry.
The End of Mekong, a Final Relic of Soho’s Glory Days
“You’d start the night as a four-top outside, and within an hour your table would be spilling over into eight or ten.”
Hogs & Heifers Was a Bawdy, Rowdy Vortex
“You didn’t go there to sit quietly in the corner and drink a beer.”