Louie & Chan

Grey Lady Owner Plans Creole Spot at Former Louie & Chan

Last modified January 30, 2019 at 9:17 am

The Louie & Chan story on Broome Street concluded last month after five years in business. Despite the messaging on its social media – how the closure is temporary for maintenance – the club-steraunt will not be reopening. Instead, a familiar face is swooping in for the take with a new 34-table creole concept. Having […]

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‘Louie & Chan’ on Broome Street Sidelined by Flood

Posted December 27, 2018 at 5:00 am

On the occasion of its near-fifth anniversary, Louie & Chan down on Broome Street is currently down for the count. The business announced the closure last week, and noted that “much needed maintenance work” is required during this “unforeseen” time off. What we hear, however, is that the ground floor restaurant and basement club were […]

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There is a Gigantic Penis Painted on this Broome Street Building

Last modified December 28, 2017 at 10:10 pm

Yesterday afternoon. Christmas eve. Street artist Carolina Falkholt took to Broome Street for an epic mural. She painted a throbbing, veiny penis on the east-facing wall of 303 Broome Street. It’s the Samy Mahfar-owned building with Louie & Chan club-restaurant on the ground level. The big dick is erect, measuring four stories in length, and there to […]

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Grotto on Forsyth is Closed, Listed for Sale

Posted January 17, 2014 at 5:31 am

Grotto opened more than ten years ago, seizing the sub-level space at 100B Forsyth Street, and serving up classic Italian fair. Their eatery quickly gained favor with both locals and outsiders. Now, to put it bluntly, their number was called. It appears the crew is looking to sell the business. On Wednesday afternoon, the last […]

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Louie & Chan Opens Its Basement Cocktail Lounge and ‘the303’ on Broome Street

Posted December 20, 2013 at 6:06 am

Neighbors, pay heed. The cellar club at Louie & Chan is now officially operational. Public launch was last night. This new nightspot at 303 Broome Street is divided into two components – cocktail lounge and the303. The latter is a venue of sorts that will “host a customized lineup of International eclectic talent and performances […]

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Louie and Chan Finally Opens Today at 303 Broome After 4 Years in Development

Last modified November 14, 2013 at 7:18 am

Louie and Chan, the latest project by David Wiesner of Grotto, will open later today at 303 Broome Street after four years in development. (We first told you about this place in June 2011!) The ambitious restaurant-club concept initially began entertaining the masses in a limited capacity back in September, with all the hallmarks of a […]

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Progress Report: Louie & Chan at 303 Broome Street

Posted July 17, 2013 at 5:23 am

Team Grotto conceived the idea of Louie & Chan three years ago, choosing the two adjacent storefronts at 303-305 Broome Street for their dream

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Update: Louie & Chan at 303 Broome Street

Posted February 6, 2012 at 6:43 am

Operations on the development front over at 303 Broome Street have been super hush-hush for the better part of the last year.

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Coming Soon: Louie & Chan at 303 Broome Street

Posted June 10, 2011 at 6:40 am

Wheels are now in motion at the long-dormant ground-level properties at 303-305 Broome Street. A huge restaurant is coming!

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