Restaurant Closures

5 Recent Restaurant Closures Dallas Diners Need to Know

A running round-up of the city’s dearly departed eateries…   Dallas’s dining scene moves at a lightning-fast pace, which means that restaurants open (and close) on a practically daily basis. As such, it’s tough to keep up with every single spot that’s closed its doors in recent weeks.   Trying to catch up? Scope out this …

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Restaurants put climate change on the menu

    San Francisco restaurateurs Anthony Myint and Karen Leibowitz may have been ahead of their time with their environmentally minded restaurant. The Perennial, which closed in February after three years of business in the city’s challenging Mid-Market neighborhood, tried to tackle climate change through hyperlocal sourcing, energy efficiency, an eco-conscious design, food waste prevention …

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Wild Boar officially closes its cozy doors in Fort Collins

    Settled onto an overstuffed leather couch Wednesday, 23-year-old Marinna Dilley turned the pages of her book as she waited for a friend.   Around her, Wild Boar Cafe — a Fort Collins shop that’s been serving up coffee drinks, quick bites and cozy nooks for 12 years — buzzed as only a coffee shop can on a snowy …

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Nearly a dozen Gina Champion-Cain eateries closing as fallout continues from SEC probe into alleged fraud

  Nearly a dozen dining establishments operated by San Diego restaurateur Gina Champion-Cain are closing or have already shuttered — less than a month after the Securities and Exchange Commission accused her and her investment company of operating a $300 million scheme that the agency says defrauded roughly 50 investors.   Four of the restaurants in Champion-Cain’s …

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Wishbone Restaurant is Auctioning off All Contents on RestaurantEquipment.Bid

CHICAGO, IL. – Wishbone North is a restaurant with a popular Southern “reconstruction” cooking, a slightly healthier twist on Low Country, Pidemont, and soul food with influences from North Carolina and Louisiana. After 20 years the Roscoe Village location is closing its doors.   The contents from this building are currently being auctioned online by RestaurantEquipment.Bid, …

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Market Street in LoDo Just Lost Two of Its Popular Party Spots

One of Denver’s most happening streets for nightlife will now offer two less partying options as Tavern Downtown and its country neighbor, Cowboy Lounge, have both closed.   Signs posted on the doors of the two closed establishments, which were located along the Market Street strip of bars one block from Coors Field, provide notice of the closure …

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Beloved Spokane restaurant Lindaman's bistro to close after 35 years

Lindaman’s Gourmet-To-Go Bistro will close its doors forever on Oct. 31, owner Merrilee Lindaman announced in an email.    “After 35 truly incredible years, I have decided to move to a new chapter in my life!” Lindaman stated.    Lindaman expressed gratitude to all those who patronized her restaurant over the years.   “I have …

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Trio of Restaurant Closures Hit Downtown & Short North

  Another three restaurants are calling it quits in Columbus. Following the early September closures of Three-Legged Mare, Mona’s Cafe and Abuelo’s, and the recent departures of Jack’s Diner and Little Eater Clintonville, Downtown and Short North will lose three more dining establishments.   Fuzzy’s Taco Shop closed its doors at 479 N. High St. A ‘For Rent’ sign now …

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Palomino suddenly shuts down, goodbye to Little Uncle and 7 more recent Seattle restaurant closures

    Yes, here are more recent Seattle restaurant closures, and local food fans will also want the details on the departure of longtime favorite Sitka & Spruce, coming at the end of this year. But note that Seattle’s restaurant boom continues on, at least for now — with this latest list of five Seattle-area restaurant closures comes …

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Hardee’s, Pineville, LA, is Partnering with RestaurantEquipment.Bid to Liquidate its Contents in Online Auction

  PINEVILLE, LA, – Hardee’s Restaurants are an American fast-food restaurant chain operated by CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc.. The Hardee’s in Pineville, Louisiana has shuttered.   The contents from this building are currently being auctioned online by RestaurantEquipment.Bid, affiliate of TAGeX Brands.   The bidding for all items starts at $1.00 with no reserves.   …

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Somerville Brewing Company Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

  A local brewing company that includes both a brewery/taproom and a brewhouse has declared bankruptcy and is now looking to reorganize. According to a tweet from @_davidelman, Somerville Brewing Company has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, with a post within the courtlistener.com site indicating that the bankruptcy petition stems at least in part from the buildout of its restaurant …

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North Davis Highway O'Charley's in Pensacola to close down Sunday

The O’Charley’s chain restaurant on North Davis Highway in Pensacola will serve dinner for the last time Sunday before going out of business.    An interim manager with the O’Charley’s location on 6233 North Davis Highway confirmed the restaurant’s doors will close around 4 p.m. Sunday for the final time, two hours ahead of the restaurant’s typical …

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Chef Max Hardy is closing his River Bistro restaurant in Detroit

He was recently named by the New York Times as one of 16 black chefs changing food in America, and his flagship restaurant was a Free Press Best New Restaurant in 2018, but the press and accolades couldn’t save chef Max Hardy’s River Bistro, a two-year-old Caribbean-Soul restaurant in Detroit’s Grandmont-Rosedale neighborhood.   “Regretfully, and after sincere thought and consideration, …

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Nearly 70-year-old luncheonette closes, making way for custom cake business in Bethlehem

A long-standing breakfast and lunch restaurant has closed, making way for a custom cake business in west Bethlehem.   The Mayflower Luncheonette, which opened more than 65 years ago, closed in recent weeks at 622 W. Broad St.   In a message addressed to customers and friends on the business’ Facebook page, Mayflower owners Bill …

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These 3 Broad Ripple restaurants have closed nearly back-to-back

  Three restaurants in or near Broad Ripple have closed, following Taste of Havana’s pending departure from the neighborhood’s main drag.   Three-year-old Louie’s Wine Dive, 701 Broad Ripple Ave. at College Avenue, served its last meal Sept. 21 but continues at 345 Massachusetts Ave., said Trent Remsburg, general manager and beverage director at Louie’s on Mass Ave.   Remsburg deferred …

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12-Micron, Known for Its Dessert Degustations, Is Closing in Two Weeks

Sydneysiders with a sweet tooth will soon have to strike 12-Micron off their dining to-do lists. The Barangaroo eatery, a fine-diner inspired by Australian flavours and known for its dedicated dessert bar, has changed hands and will close in October.   The venue opened in early 2017 with Justin Wise (Melbourne’s The Press Club and The Point at Albert Park) …

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Longtime Highlands restaurant Cafe Mimosa closes

A mainstay among Highlands restaurants is gone, Louisville Business First reports.   Café Mimosa, 1543 Bardstown Road, has a “closed” sign posted on the door. The Chinese and Vietnamese cuisine restaurant allso put the following message on its website: “Dear customers, Café Mimosa has closed. Thank you for your support through the years.”   Café Mimosa …

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MOD Pizza’s Cornerstone shop is closed permanently, but Englewood location is open and operating, employees say

The MOD Pizza restaurant that has operated for two years at the Cornerstone of Centerville development shut down abruptly today, Saturday Sept. 14.   A sign taped to the entrances of the restaurant say, “We’re Closing. Thank you Cornerstone. For more locations and information, visit modpizza.com. Same great people, same great food.” Windows of the restaurant …

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More Than 1400 UK Restaurants Close in a Year Amid 'Casual Dining Crunch'

More than 1,400 restaurants in the UK have closed in the last year, new research has claimed.   A new report published by accountancy group UHY Hacker Young has found that there were more than 1,400 insolvencies in the restaurant sector from June 2018 until June 2019.   According to the research, several factors may be to blame, …

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Three SF restaurants near Oracle Park suddenly close

From the loss of the East Bay’s only Indonesian restaurant to the sudden closure of a decades-old family-owned Palo Alto bakery chain, the steady drumbeat of Bay Area culinary closures continued this week. This time, not one, but three casual eateries are bidding their China Basin neighborhood farewell. Pete’s Tavern, its sister restaurant Pedro’s Cantina, and Amici’s …

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Chef Marc Murphy and Landmarc Liquidate Entire Restaurant in a Charitable Online Auction

TAGeX is proud to partner with Chef Marc Murphy, Landmarc Restaurant and No Kid Hungry to bring you a charity auction. 5% of the proceeds generated from this charity auction will be donated to Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry initiative with a guaranteed minimum donation of $1,000 in an effort to ensure that we …

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Ruby Tuesday closes without notice in Greece, employees left jobless

  Employees at the Ruby Tuesday’s in Greece were informed of their termination via email Friday morning, the same day the restaurant closed.   The restaurant’s Greece location is closed permanently, a sign now taped to the front doors. The closure happened Friday afternoon, and employees were informed of the corporate’s decision just a few …

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Bittersweet goodbye as Ballard’s Ice Cream in Concord’s South End prepares to close for good

A South End staple of almost 40 years will be shuttering its doors next weekend. Ballard’s Ice Cream will serve its last cups, cones and sundaes on Sept. 7.   “It is really bittersweet to be closing the last of the Ballard’s Family businesses,” Doris and Norm Ballard wrote in a Facebook post earlier this …

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Why Bangkok’s most popular Indian restaurant, Gaggan, has shut down

By the time you read this, chef Gaggan Anand will have served his last meal at the Lab, a special invite-only section inside his eponymous two Michelin starred restaurant in Bangkok. Located on the first floor, the Lab began with the aim of re-defining the term ‘fine-dining in late 2016, just a year after the restaurant was voted …

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Decades-Old Chinatown Stalwarts, Including Yee Li, Close for Good

A spate of mom-and-pop closures has plagued Chinatown. In the last month alone, three longtime businesses – each established for decades – succumbed to cutthroat real estate pressures.   Yee Li, the old-school Chinese BBQ joint located at Bayard and, had been a neighborhood mainstay the last thirty-three years. It was once named New Big …

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Long John Silver’s Closes

  A long-time Mankato restaurant has shut its doors for good.   Long John Silver’s closed last night. An employee says the reason for closing was the lease was up and there were disagreements with the property owner over upgrades and renovations to the building.

Award Winning Hudson Valley Restaurant Closing, Customers Shocked

A highly-rated local restaurant is shutting their doors for good and customers are floored.   It’s been a terrible week for the restaurant business in the Hudson Valley. Closings from some of the area’s favorite spots have caught loyal customers off guard. Whistling Willies in Fishkill abruptly closed their Fishkill location; After 16 years, Mexican Radio in Hudson informed customers …

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58-Year-Old Dino’s Italian Food Latest Old School Red Sauce Joint to Announce Closure

After 58 years of serving up its classic meatballs and other red sauce favorites on Colfax Avenue in Lakewood, Dino’s Italian Food is closing at the end of September, according to 9News.   Judy Duren, who now owns the restaurant started by her father, Dino DiPaolo, told the news station she is closing the restaurant because …

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3 Kalamazoo bars and restaurants announce closure in 48 hour span

  Three restaurants and bars in the Kalamazoo area announced they are closing in the last 48 hours.   Old Chicago Pizza in Portage posted a sign saying they were closed on Monday. The Grotto at Capone’s bar near Western Michigan University’s campus posted to Facebook about their closure on Monday night. Boatyard Brewing on …

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A 44-Year-Old Chinese American Restaurant Bids Farewell at the End of the Month

  A family-owned Chinese-American restaurant institution is closing   One of metro Detroit’s best Chinese eateries Kim’s Restaurant will serve its final meal in Troy on Saturday, August 31. The 44-year-old restaurant founded by Guy Yee is known for serving Chinese American classics like almond boneless chicken, Szechuan lo mein, and sweet and sour pork as well as bubble tea. …

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Mexican eatery Barragan’s to shutter Glendale location after 38 years

Fans of family-owned Mexican staple Barragan’s will now have to head to Burbank for its weekly taco and margarita specials.   Barragan’s Glendale location will be closing its doors next week after 38 years in business, according to Frank Barragan, son of the one-time chain’s founders.   “We are grateful to the Glendale community and our longtime …

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Urbandale eatery closing after 62 years of bringing homemade Italian food to the metro

  An Italian restaurant in Des Moines is closing its doors after over six decades of bringing its homemade dishes to the masses.   Mama Lacona’s Italian Restaurant, located at 3825 121st Street in Urbandale, is closing permanently on August 31.    Through the years, Mama Lacona’s has served classic Italian recipes passed down from the …

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