Open & Closed: Say Hello to Su Casa; Goodbye to Giambelli
Su Casa, a Mayan-inspired speakeasy above Qdoba in the West Village, is opening next week. The bar will serve signature cocktails and food from Qdoba, and is backed by David Howell from Suede and Libation and Deena Sayers from Surf Lodge. [Grub Street]
Le Souk is getting a sister location in the form of Le Souk Harem on LaGuardia Place. Like the original, it will offer hookahs and a loungey/clubby atmosphere. Interestingly, Doug Psaltis consulted on the menu, and Allen Katz designed the cocktail list. [TONY]
Old-school Italian mainstay Giambelli 50th Ristorante has shuttered. Apparently, the MTA seized the property under eminent domain for an upcoming construction project. [Lost City]
The 3,000-square foot Green Canteen has closed its doors after just five months in operation. The restaurant's website cites "economic reasons." [Eater]
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