Coming Soon: La Crepe C’est Si Bon at 115 Eldridge

Posted on: November 16th, 2010 at 6:37 am by

Eldridge Street between Broome and Grand remains largely a Chinatown enclave.  While there are more mainstream establishments like Vanessa’s Dumpling House or Fontana’s, this stretch of retail real estate is predominantly populated by Chinese-owned businesses.  There is a healthy mix of 99-cent stores, salons, and restaurants. Now there’s a new kid on the block.

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Preparations for La Crepe C’est Si Bon at 115 Eldridge have been underway for quite awhile.  Since last May, in fact.  However, only recently have developments here become more fast-paced.  We ambled past yesterday to assess progress.  The new storefront is dressed in a cream-colored paint and boasts floor-to-ceiling windows, while yellow neon signage flickers above.  Inside, the decor has a rather homey feel with four small coffee tables and a simple kitchen that quite resembles those found in domestic households.

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According to one of the co-owners working behind the counter, La Crepe C’est Si Bon will feature French crepes (natch), scones, and coffee sourced from the eastern end of Long Island. A soft opening is slated for next Wednesday, but the menu is still in the works.

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