Egan & Sons
appears to have is preparing to pour ed its last pint: The downtown restaurant is up for sale.
City Paper first broke the news of the seven-month old restaurant’s sudden closing, quoting general manager Kirsten Leahey as saying, “We’re going to shut down for a few weeks and make some changes. But we’re not going anywhere.”
According to a posting by National Restaurant Properties, the 2900-square foot restaurant and bar at 5 Cumberland St. is now available for $1.69 million. The space is described as “well-maintained and appointed with high quality finishes.” Continue reading
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The owner of the forthcoming Egan & Sons says the rustic cooking style which chef Kyle Yarborough perfected at the now-defunct La Fourchette is an especially good fit for the forthcoming downtown Irish pub.
“That French country cooking is close to Irish country cooking, with the root vegetables, casseroles and stews,” Chris Egan says.
Egan’s also looking forward to Yarborough using animal parts which don’t fly at his restaurants in New Jersey, where eaters insist on chops and filets.
“In other regions, people are kind of snobby about other cuts of meat,” Egan says. “I love the South because it’s not that way.” Continue reading