Thursday, August 13, 2015
You won't recognize the former Lan Cafe space on East 6th Street
[EVG photo from April]
A rent hike did in Lan Cafe, the family-run Vietnamese vegan restaurant at 342 E. Sixth St. The homespun Lan closed at the end of April here between First Avenue and Second Avenue.
And as we first reported, an omakase-style restaurant is in the works for the space from one of the owners of Kura, the upscale sushi bar at 130 St. Mark's Place.
Here's how the under-renovation space is looking now, via these photos by Vinny & O …
No word on an opening date here… not that anyone may be able to tell if the place is open by the looks of the façade.