Kick ’em while they are down.
Le Normandie in Pacific Grove abruptly shut down two weeks ago, leaving many in the community confused as to why.
The Lighthouse Avenue restaurant in the Holman Building was owned by Christine and Francis Richard — previous owners of now- shuttered Chez Christine in Carmel and Bistro Christine in Monterey — and family friend Nancy Lewis.
“We’re done opening restaurants,” Christine Richard said Thursday. “… I’ve had it.”
Landlord Nadir Agha (who knows a thing or two about lies)
Agha said he made the decision to kick out the owners after he said he found out Christine Richard was lying about the sale of her mother’s home in France — money she allegedly told him she would use to buy the restaurant.
“She still owes us the $40,000,
Here’s a Moe Quote to add to the list of Stupid Things Moe Says:
Ammar believes the Richards are unethical and said in his 20 years with the chamber he has not witnessed “such bad business dealings” as he has with the pair.
Le Normandie Ihors de l’entreprise
Wonder why they kept on opening & closing restaurants and didn’t just get jobs? The collective food talent looks great. Management skills look pathétique.
After the news began to question the the Richards’ stories of woe the whole thing goes aigre The news rack for the Pine Cone in front of the post office was vandalized the day the paper came out.
But to dispel doubt among skeptics who believe the Richards have feigned cancer to gain sympathy, Christine said she would provide medical records right away to prove that her husband and son had genuine illnesses.
On Tuesday, however, she said she needed another week to come up with the documents. And on Thursday, restaurant owner Nancy Lewis left a stern voicemail message:
“I want this whole harassment to stop,” Lewis said. “We are not going to give anymore interviews or information, and if anything more of this comes of this harassment and this National Enquirer point of view, then I’ll get my lawyer involved. This is it, Kelly. Stop it.”.
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