Author Topic: Wasn't there supposed to be a French restaurant opening near Cannelle?  (Read 1252 times)

Offline ljr

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I just searched this board and cannot find the posting, but I recall that there was going to be a branch of a little French bistro, based maybe in LIC, that was planning to open in the mall where Cannelle is located.  I was just over there (I hardly ever go there) and see no sign of anything under construction. Does anyone know what happened? Wish I could recall the name of the place, but it looked like an exciting addition to the neighborhood.

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Re: Wasn't there supposed to be a French restaurant opening near Cannelle?
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2018, 03:30:48 PM »
Actually, work is under way. The restaurant is right next to Canelle, in the corner of the mall, which is why you may have missed it. They seem to be making steady progress, and last week, the renovation looked like it was wrapping up. They'd installed the wainscotting and the benches.


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Re: Wasn't there supposed to be a French restaurant opening near Cannelle?
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2018, 03:46:27 PM »
The restaurant's name will be Eloise.

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Re: Wasn't there supposed to be a French restaurant opening near Cannelle?
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2018, 04:11:15 PM »
This pic is from August 31


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Re: Wasn't there supposed to be a French restaurant opening near Cannelle?
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2018, 04:12:52 PM »
2nd pic from August 31


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Re: Wasn't there supposed to be a French restaurant opening near Cannelle?
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2018, 06:09:33 PM »
 I've tended to avoid going over there on the weekend because the wait for a bus was so long when I don't feel like walking, so pleased to see that the Q47 now seems to have decent Saturday and Sunday service.

Now, if only there were a convenient bus to the park in Astoria...!

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Re: Wasn't there supposed to be a French restaurant opening near Cannelle?
« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2018, 08:34:59 AM »
Oh great thanks for the info! I didn't get close enough to see what that space was--from afar it looked like just an entryway. Excellent news!

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Re: Wasn't there supposed to be a French restaurant opening near Cannelle?
« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2018, 09:32:25 AM »
I for one hope they serve escargot. But that's probably wishful thinking on my part. Those little critters are surprisingly tasty when well done.

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Re: Wasn't there supposed to be a French restaurant opening near Cannelle?
« Reply #8 on: September 16, 2018, 12:38:16 PM »
I for one hope they serve escargot. But that's probably wishful thinking on my part. Those little critters are surprisingly tasty when well done.

I always thought escargot was just a delivery system for garlic and butter...

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Re: Wasn't there supposed to be a French restaurant opening near Cannelle?
« Reply #9 on: September 16, 2018, 09:42:45 PM »
I for one hope they serve escargot. But that's probably wishful thinking on my part. Those little critters are surprisingly tasty when well done.

they do at their other location.

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Re: Wasn't there supposed to be a French restaurant opening near Cannelle?
« Reply #10 on: September 18, 2018, 05:43:17 AM »
I for one hope they serve escargot. But that's probably wishful thinking on my part. Those little critters are surprisingly tasty when well done.

I always thought escargot was just a delivery system for garlic and butter...
Just a few of my favorite things. Hahaha.

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Re: Wasn't there supposed to be a French restaurant opening near Cannelle?
« Reply #11 on: September 20, 2018, 10:59:32 AM »
For those using Facebook, Bistro Eloise has posted a few photos showing the renovation work in progress. They're also on Instagram. Looking forward to the grand opening!

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Re: Wasn't there supposed to be a French restaurant opening near Cannelle?
« Reply #11 on: September 20, 2018, 10:59:32 AM »