Restaurant Closure

Restaurant Closure

Chuy's Closes Units

“The underperforming stores will be shuttered by the end of the year”, the chain says.     Chuy’s decided over the weekend to close four of its 104 restaurants by the end of the year, according to a securities filing, making it the latest casual-dining chain to shutter stores in the face of falling traffic. …

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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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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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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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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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Perkins & Marie Callender's LLC close 29 locations and file for bankruptcy

A day after closing 29 restaurant locations, Perkins & Marie Callender’s LLC filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, the company said in a statement.   The Memphis, Tennessee-based company said Monday it plans to sell its Perkins’ business and a segment of its Foxtail bakery business, which supplies to its restaurants and distributors to “Perkins Group LLC.”  This is …

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Pizza Hut to close about 500 dine-in restaurants, reopen with carryout and delivery

    Pizza Hut may close as many as 500 dine-in restaurants and replace many of them with carryout and delivery locations.   Corporate officials did not identify specific markets or locations when discussing the restaurant closures in an earnings call last week.   “As far as the numbers and how the math works, it’s …

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Walgreens plans to close 200 U.S. stores, according to new SEC filing

  Walgreens plans to close approximately 200 U.S. stores, the company announced Tuesday in an SEC filing.   According to the document posted Tuesday on the Securities and Exchange Commission website, the move to close stores follows “a review of the real estate footprint in the United States.”   The closing stores represent less than 3% of …

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Steak n Shake Closures: Burger Chain Closes 106 Restaurants

Indianapolis burger chain, Steak n Shake, has announced that it has closed 106 restaurant locations since the beginning of 2019 with 67 of these closures occurring in the second quarter. The announcement was made during Biglari Holdings Inc.’s (BH), the parent company of Steak n Shake, Q2 earnings call.   The decision to close the restaurant was …

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Bristol's Brasserie Blanc restaurant to close permanently after 10 years

While there’s no denying the quality of Bristol’s food scene, the city has still suffered a wealth of closures this year.   In recent months we have said goodbye to the likes of Ceres on Stokes Croft, Pigsty on Gloucester Roadand the city’s three Spudulike branches, after the UK-wide chain entered administration.   And later this year a …

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Wigan Frankie and Benny's Restaurant Survives Cuts but Leigh Branch has been Axed

  Wigan’s Frankie and Benny’s restaurant has survived the company’s sweeping list of closures despite another borough branch being axed. The Italian-American eatery at The Loom retail park will close today, after parent company The Restaurant Group cited rises in property costs and falling profits.   Approximately 17 people worked at the restaurant, and the …

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Does DC Have Too Many Restaurants? That’s The Wrong Question

  The DC area has suffered a slew of restaurants closures in recent weeks and more are on the way. Among the carnage: relatively young, acclaimed spots like Kyirisan and Sally’s Middle Name and decades-old standbys such as Meiwah and Mister Days, to name a few.   It’s hard to make sweeping generalizations when a bunch of restaurants close at once. There’s …

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Multi-level Restaurant is Shuttering

Downtown Austin restaurant Boiler Nine Bar + Grill is closing this month at 800 West Cesar Chavez Street within the Seaholm District. Its last day of service will be on Saturday, February 23.   Boiler Nine’s management company La Corsha Hospitality Group said that the reason behind the shutter is because of “unpaid management fees” …

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Restaurant to stay open amidst bankruptcy filing

One of Raleigh’s most prolific restaurateurs has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, according to court filings, but said his restaurants will remain open.   Gaurav “G” Patel, owner of Eschelon Experiences, filed for bankruptcy this week in North Carolina’s Eastern District, citing liabilities of $2.57 million and assets of $1.1 million, according to court …

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Openings and Closings of St. Louis Restaurants During December 2018

The losses the city’s restaurant scene sustained this month were significant. Central Table, the remainder of the much-ballyhooed Central Table Food Hall, ceased operations earlier this month. Affton barbecue institution Phil’s Bar-BQ will close its doors on December 30th after 57 years of serving quintessential St. Louis-style barbecue. Though its tenure was not as long, …

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