Psyched to come back to check out the speakeasy . Concept – Loulou Petit Bistro & Speakeasy is a cozy new French Bistro located on the corner of 19th Street and 8th Avenue in the heart of Chelsea. Executive Chef – Jarett Brodie has built an extensive career in the culinary industry working for some of the best restaurants in the city while perfecting his craft. featured image source: Claire Leaden for Secret NYC, Sign up to our newsletter for the latest and greatest from your city, Contact Tell us a secret: email@example.com, This Stunning Garden & Park Is A Hidden NY Gem, & It’s Completely Free To Visit, NYBG’s Luminous New Color-And-Light Experience Will Enchant NYers This Holiday Season. Loulou [Claim this page.] The brainchild of Mathias Van Leyden and Mino Habib, Loulou exemplifies Chelsea bistro; it exudes excellent maximisation of space, has a familiar and upbeat atmosphere and of course, delicious, wholesome food. Loulou’s on 8th and 19th. He then moved onto being Executive Chef at Nios at The Muse Hotel and then Sous Chef at Park Hyatt New York. Downstairs we come to the speakeasy, where novelty fun tumbles around this intimate, glitter-ball-filled space. Brunch signatures include a Croissant French Toast, Smoked Salmon, The Loulou Burger and Eggs Benedict. Concept – Loulou Petit Bistro & Speakeasy is a cozy new French Bistro located on the corner of 19th Street and 8th Avenue in the heart of Chelsea. Executive Chef Jarett Brodie has spent years in the industry and this definitely shows. Other items on the menu include, Whole Grilled Branzino, Rib Eye for Two and Ratatouille, and Flatbreads, Charcuterie & Cheese Boards. When struggling for a name and image perhaps all restaurateurs should turn their heads to their best friends. Half the fun of visiting a speakeasy is figuring out where the entrance is, and the newest secret spot to hit NYC has one of the coolest ones yet. The restaurant also has fresh pressed juices, coffee and tea for brunch. Loulou, a warming yet sophisticated bistro and speakeasy, opened on Wednesday 4th of March, in the heart of Chelsea. He also worked as Chef de Partie at Bouley for two years before becoming Executive Chef at FR.OG on Spring Street for a year. Cuisine: French (Bistro) Menu: Add your menu. Food highlights include duck leg confit, ratatouille, steak-frites plus a raw bar and charcuterie and cheese boards. In the heart of Chelsea comes Loulou, a cozy French bistro that has a swanky basement speakeasy that is accessed through a vintage Coca Cola refrigerator door. Loulou, named and styled after the owner’s rescue dog, brings traditional French cooking in line with cosmopolitan, eye-catching cocktails and sleek city design. Loulou Petit Bistro & Speakeasy in NYC will play host to a special Spring Speakeasy Jazz Session beginning on Friday, June 26th from 7:30pm (ET). It screams speakeasy and I am not disappointed, as cocktails, music and quirky art abounds. The gorgeous restaurant, which will be open Monday-Sunday is named after owner Mathias Van Leyden’s adorable rescue dog. When struggling for a name and image perhaps all restaurateurs should turn their heads to their best friends. Head to the corner of 19th St. and 8th Ave to check out this fabulous new spot. Montauk Beauty Brings in High Tide with ‘Drowning in Paradise’, Gluten-Free Vodka Doesn’t Have to Be Boring – Vesica Vodka Spikes Spirits with Fruit-Infused Selections, EIGHTH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONS OF JEWISH VALUES AWARDS GALA, Loulou – The French Petit Bistro and Speakeasy officially opened, Creatives in The Time of Corona: How Artists Are Coping with The Current Reality. March 2020. The Charred Octopus with White Bean Ragu was a personal favorite, especially when accompanied by a spicy tequila cocktail served in, quite literally, a bird glass. Decorations and art were curated by Missy Papageorge. The restaurant serves French classics for lunch, brunch and dinner. The gorgeous restaurant, which is open Monday-Sunday, is named after owner Mathias Van Leyden’s adorable rescue dog. The spot officially opens Thursday but was running on all cylinders when I went with four friends. Tucked inside a doorway, you’re greeted on the other side by a glimmering chandelier and a dark staircase which leads you to a lively bar and seating area with music and an extensive craft cocktail menu (plus you can order food down there too!).
Loulou, named and styled after the owner’s rescue dog, brings traditional French cooking in line with cosmopolitan, eye-catching cocktails and sleek city design. And, while it’s still chilly out, there’s a fireplace in the back room! Drinks – Loulou features a full selection of thoughtfully selected beer, wine, champagne and craft cocktails created by Zane Harris and Arpan Duttaroy. Reviews for Loulou NYC. Photo: Victor Hugo. The duck leg confit and lamb lollipops were to die for and the drinks are stylistically as pretty as they are delicious to drink. 176 8th Ave New York, NY, 10011 (917) 292-5624 Visit the Website. Upon walking into Loulou’s, I feel New York; the bustling ambience, exposed brick and hanging plants mingle with mid-week catch ups, budding romances and cheers. 1 or 2? Comfortable booth and table seating for 70 can be found in the main dining room with additional bar seating for 20.