4. Lucky Strike (opened 1989)

Lucky Strike Restaurant

The French bistro Lucky Strike was opened in 1989 at 59 Grand Street in Soho by Keith McNally and Edward Youkilis. McNally is more well-known for restaurants like the Minetta Tavern, Balthazar, Schiller’s and more. In mid-April, it was announced that it would be open no more.

Lucky Strike tribute

A tribute on the front window reads “RIP 1989-2020. Thanks for the Memories.” People left notes, like “Met my wife here! 1997” and “We’ll Miss You.”