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Chuck Norris can't sell - GSM?

Postby SockPuppet » Wed May 07, 2014 6:00 pm

Just saw on fb today that Chuck Norris is for sale (I know - old news - the ad was posted on may 12).
Their asking price is quite low buy now and they say that the lease can be extended for another 3 years - isn't GSM going to be closed and demolished or it is still just the rumors?

Chuck Norris Dim Sum was a nice place and the food was good but they never looked like they were profitable. Anyone has got any inside info.

also the comments are funny - it's in Phnom Penh Buy and Sell ;)
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Re: Chuck Norris can't sell - GSM?

Postby OrangeDragon » Wed May 07, 2014 7:22 pm

SockPuppet wrote:Just saw on fb today that Chuck Norris is for sale (I know - old news - the ad was posted on may 12).
Their asking price is quite low buy now and they say that the lease can be extended for another 3 years - isn't GSM going to be closed and demolished or it is still just the rumors?

Chuck Norris Dim Sum was a nice place and the food was good but they never looked like they were profitable. Anyone has got any inside info.

also the comments are funny - it's in Phnom Penh Buy and Sell ;)
hahah, i just recently commented that on there. are they seriously trying to sell something slated for demolition? for $9,000?
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Re: Chuck Norris can't sell - GSM?

Postby SockPuppet » Wed May 07, 2014 7:29 pm

I also found funny the part where someone we might know showing interest - which would be more ironical than opening a drinking hole in TT
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Re: Chuck Norris can't sell - GSM?

Postby Mekong Mickey » Wed May 07, 2014 7:31 pm

I heard there are plans to dismantle the place piece by piece and transport it back to the U.S of A, quite possibly somewhere in Michigan.
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Re: Chuck Norris can't sell - GSM?

Postby bendix » Fri May 09, 2014 10:54 am

I'm not that surprised it can't sell. I never saw that many people in the place and can't imagine it made that much. It's a growign trend down there . so many of the food places there are closing down. The middle eastern place has been killed by the ban on shishas, and has been taken over by a second branch of Beirut, which bizarrely is now run by a Philippino guy and serves indian curries. The original middle eastern place moved to a single shop front next door, stayed open a week and has now closed for good.

Am i right in saying the pizza place further along has also died a death too?

I suspect the only food places on that strip that make any kind of money are the portable burger and hot dog stands and Katie Perry's Pizza.
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Re: Chuck Norris can't sell - GSM?

Postby General Mackevili » Fri May 09, 2014 11:26 am

bendix wrote:
The middle eastern place has been killed by the ban on shishas, and has been taken over by a second branch of Beirut, which bizarrely is now run by a Philippino guy and serves indian curries.


Am i right in saying the pizza place further along has also died a death too?
What? No way! ! Hard to believe that about Beirut! I assumed they'd wait out the ban...

Which pizza place? Maybe it's come and gone without me even noticing it's existence.

I've recently heard of a good/cheap place a few doors down from Heart of Darkness/Plan B/T Pub that's ran by an Italian guy that speak no English and no Khmer. Forget the name, but it's on my list to find and consume.

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Re: Chuck Norris can't sell - GSM?

Postby bendix » Fri May 09, 2014 12:32 pm

I think you're getting confused.

The place that's closed wasn't part of Beirut. It was a joint Middle Eastern / shisha place that had a double store front, pretty much opposite Howies. They closed and moved to a single shop front literally next door, but have closed after a week.

Their original premises has now been taken over by Beirut and it's managed by a Philippino guy called Michael who tells me he has bought into Beirut. They are doing a weird mix of middle eastern and indian food.
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Re: Chuck Norris can't sell - GSM?

Postby General Mackevili » Fri May 09, 2014 12:36 pm

bendix wrote:
Their original premises has now been taken over by Beirut and it's managed by a Philippino guy called Michael who tells me he has bought into Beirut. They are doing a weird mix of middle eastern and indian food.
Ah, thanks for that. Couldn't believe that Beirut had closed...

Anyone have updates on the ban?

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Re: Chuck Norris can't sell - GSM?

Postby Mekong Mickey » Tue May 13, 2014 10:14 am

Surprising that restaurants are failing in the red light district that is crawling with the underbelly of Phnom Penh.

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Re: Chuck Norris can't sell - GSM?

Postby Satiated Parrot » Tue May 13, 2014 3:31 pm

Mekong Mickey wrote:Surprising that restaurants are failing in the red light district that is crawling with the underbelly of Phnom Penh.

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