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Closings Tue May 12 2009

Le Lan Closed

Le Lan and Soul, its sister restaurant in Clarendon Hills, have closed, effective immediately. In a statement, owner Howard Davis said, "We had to close due to a downturn in business that we attribute to the current economic situation. We appreciate all of the great effort our staff made over the years in creating very high quality restaurants and we are grateful to all of our customers who supported us over the years."

According to the press announcement, Le Lan's chef, Chad Starling, has not yet announced his plans. The restaurant opened in 2004 under the helm of Bill Kim, now chef/owner of Urban Belly.

 

Yu / May 12, 2009 9:34 PM

Oh NO! I love Le Lan! And that was the place we went to on the day we got married! So sad...

Christian Wyser-Pratte / May 13, 2009 1:21 AM

Le Lan may have been the best fusion restaurant I've ever been to, other than one in Hong Kong. Just managed to go there on Sunday, which must have been about its last day. Very sad.

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