Thursday, April 30, 2015
Lan Cafe says goodbye
[Photo by Michael Hirsch]
As we first reported, the Vietnamese vegan restaurant at 342 E. Sixth St. between First Avenue and Second Avenue was closing at the end of this month.
The above sign has greeted customers the past few nights: "Due to difficult economic times and high rent these past few years, we are sad to announce that Lan Cafe will be closing its doors permanently."
In addition, the Nguyen family offers an unnecessary apology:
"We are truly sorry for any inconvenience we have caused[d] you all these years."
[Photo by @2001films]
Here's one last photo of the Nguyen family (from left): Kyh, Lan and Chad …
[Photo by Bill the Libertarian Anarchist]