Whoa whoa whao. Bastide is closed... AGAIN. Oh lordy. Apparently owner Joe Pytka's French bistro bookshop didn't work out as planned. OpenTable is down, and per the restaurant voicemail:
"Thank you for calling Bastide restaurant. We will be closed until further notice for renovations and remodeling..."Yikes.
Bastide has experienced quite a stormy past. The restaurant opened way back in 2002, closed in 2006, reopened with chef Walter Manzke taming flames in 2007, then shuttered again in 2008 to re-conceptualize. A year later Bastide reopened as an Assouline bookshop and French bistro together in one space. Developing...
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