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First Pics: Lyas Cafe opens in former bahn mi location at 802 Christian St.

Lyas Cafe, a new Mexican-inspired joint, has opened at 802 Christian St., previously the home of the (beloved, by us, anyway) Vietnamese hoagie shop Cafe Nhu Y.

Lyas

Gloria Guadalupe PoPoca and her husband, Andres Ladino, opened the cafe about two months ago. The new café has a menu full of Panini-style sandwiches and salads, with a separate menu for vegetarian options.

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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista 

Closed: Bahn Mi shop Cafe Nhu Y. Where do we go now?

UPDATE: The cafe has resurfaced in a bigger location a few blocks away under a new name, Lee’s Cafe and Bistro at 522 Washington Ave.

This is kind of a tough one. Mom and pop bahn mi (Vietnamese hoagie) shop Cafe Nhu Y at 802 Christian St. has closed, again throwing us on the search for a substitute.

Pic from contributor Martha Rich

Pic from contributor Martha Ric

The for-rent sign is a pretty good indication that they are no more. So is the disconnected phone number. Now where should we go to satisfy those cravings?

Cafe Nhu Y became our go-to hole in the wall after O Sandwiches shut down next to Geno’s a couple years back. That spot became Underdogs for about six months and is now Zoey’s Yogurt Bar.

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