"The irony – business is very strong. Strongest ever!" said Toney Edwards.
When The Observer passed by Mr. Edwards’s embattled Le Madeleine bistro on West 43rd Street last week, the joint was packed.
Evicted after a three-year court battle with landlord Mark Scharfman, Mr. Edwards has vowed to carry on: "We have located a possible place to move everyone and open up again within a very short time."