Say Goodbye to Shang, Travertine, Cowgirl’s Baking


It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there. Here are some of the dogs who got eaten this week.

Susur Lee’s Shang, in the Thompson LES hotel, has closed and will be replaced by a Blue Ribbon restaurant.

Crêpe Monster, the Tokyo-style crepe counter at Food Gallery 32, has apparently been shuttered since mid-August.
[Midtown Lunch]

The upstairs dining room at Travertine has been closed since mid-July. It will reportedly reopen as a “cafeteria style, downtown comfort food” spot.
[Bowery Boogie]

Kush Lounge, on the Lower East Side, is no more. It looks like Paris export Experimental Cocktail Club will replace it.
[Bowery Boogie]

Cowgirl’s Baking, in the East Village, shuttered in late September after just six months in business. The owners tweeted something about “heading west.”
[EV Grieve]

The bad-luck space that most recently housed Vie De France — recently shortened to just Vie — will once more be empty.
[Bowery Boogie]

Chiles & Chocolate, a Oaxacan restaurant in Park Slope that relocated from a few blocks away this summer, could not keep the place filled and was forced to close.
[Here’s Park Slope]

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