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Eater LA
6 months ago
NYC food

The 13 Most Anticipated Los Angeles Restaurant Openings of 2024

Challenges in 2023 led to a high number of restaurant closures in Los Angeles.
Several new restaurants are set to open in Los Angeles in 2024. [ more ]
Eater Boston
6 months ago
Boston food

Barbara Lynch Is Closing the Majority of Her Boston Restaurants

Chef Barbara Lynch is closing down the majority of her restaurants in Boston, citing rent increases and failed landlord negotiations.
Lynch's restaurant group is closing Fine dining destination Menton, Italian restaurant Sportello, and cocktail bar Drink, while selling Stir and the Butcher Shop to former proteges. [ more ]
Boston Magazine
6 months ago
Boston food

Barbara Lynch Closes Menton, Sportello, and Drink in Fort Point

Barbara Lynch's restaurant group, the Barbara Lynch Collective, is closing three venues due to an uncooperative landlord, resulting in 100 lost jobs.
Lynch is selling two South End venues and retaining ownership of No. 9 Park, B&G Oysters, and the Rudder. [ more ]
Eater NY
6 months ago
NYC food

Nearly 30 Restaurants Closed in New York City Over the Holidays

The Fifty Henry wine bar in Brooklyn Heights closed after a New Year's Eve party.
City Cakes, a desserts shop in Chelsea, has closed after being open since 2007.
Daughter, a coffee shop and wine bar in Crown Heights, closed just shy of its third anniversary. [ more ]
Time Out London
6 months ago
London

A MasterChef finalist has been forced to close his popular south London restaurant

Copper & Ink, a popular restaurant in London, has announced its closure due to financial difficulties.
The owners of the restaurant, Tony Rodd and Becky Cummings, expressed their sorrow and thanked the customers for their support. [ more ]
BBC News
6 months ago
London

MasterChef finalist's Blackheath restaurant closes

Former MasterChef finalist Tony Rodd has announced the closure of his restaurant in south-east London after five years.
The decision to close Copper and Ink was made due to financial difficulties caused by COVID-19, increased energy costs, the cost of living crisis, and price increases from suppliers. [ more ]
Boston.com
6 months ago
Boston

TGI Fridays shutters 6 locations in Massachusetts

TGI Fridays is closing dozens of underperforming restaurants nationwide.
Six TGI Fridays locations in Massachusetts were abruptly shuttered. [ more ]
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SFGATE
6 months ago
SF food

Former rare combined KFC, Taco Bell restaurant shutters in SF

KFC's restaurant at 200 Duboce Ave in San Francisco has closed
The closure was described as part of normal business operations [ more ]
Eater SF
6 months ago
San Francisco

San Francisco's Most Recognizable KFC Has Closed

KFC in San Francisco is permanently closed
Blue Front Cafe in Haight will not reopen after 62 years in business [ more ]
SFGATE
6 months ago
SF food

One the oldest restaurants on SF's Haight Street is closing its doors for good

Blue Front Cafe, a 62-year-old restaurant in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, is closing its doors for good.
The closure is due to the pandemic and struggling business even before the pandemic. [ more ]
SFGATE
6 months ago
SF food

Former rare combined KFC, Taco Bell restaurant shutters in SF

KFC's restaurant at 200 Duboce Ave in San Francisco has closed
The closure was described as part of normal business operations [ more ]
Eater SF
6 months ago
San Francisco

San Francisco's Most Recognizable KFC Has Closed

KFC in San Francisco is permanently closed
Blue Front Cafe in Haight will not reopen after 62 years in business [ more ]
SFGATE
6 months ago
SF food

One the oldest restaurants on SF's Haight Street is closing its doors for good

Blue Front Cafe, a 62-year-old restaurant in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, is closing its doors for good.
The closure is due to the pandemic and struggling business even before the pandemic. [ more ]
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www.berkeleyside.org
6 months ago
East Bay food

New year heartbreak: Berkeley's Homemade Cafe closes

Uptown Oakland restaurant Calavera will close after experiencing decreased sales.
Berkeley's Homemade Cafe will also close after 45 years of business. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
6 months ago
East Bay (California)

Oakland: High-end Mexican restaurant to shutter Jan. 6

Calavera, an upscale Mexican restaurant in Oakland, is closing on Jan. 6 due to challenges including a wage theft lawsuit and negative reviews.
The decision to close Calavera was influenced by the ongoing effects of the pandemic, increased crime rates in Oakland, and decreased sales due to decreased foot traffic. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
6 months ago
East Bay food

New year heartbreak: Berkeley's Homemade Cafe closes

Uptown Oakland restaurant Calavera will close after experiencing decreased sales.
Berkeley's Homemade Cafe will also close after 45 years of business. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
6 months ago
East Bay (California)

Oakland: High-end Mexican restaurant to shutter Jan. 6

Calavera, an upscale Mexican restaurant in Oakland, is closing on Jan. 6 due to challenges including a wage theft lawsuit and negative reviews.
The decision to close Calavera was influenced by the ongoing effects of the pandemic, increased crime rates in Oakland, and decreased sales due to decreased foot traffic. [ more ]
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Miami Herald
6 months ago
Miami

After 10 years, this Miami Beach restaurant for Korean barbecue is closing

Drunken Dragon, a popular Miami Beach restaurant, has closed after 10 years of operation.
The owners, Homecookin' Hospitality Group, plan to open a new Drunken Dragon restaurant in Broward County with 300 seats and 37 grill tables. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Simon Rimmer and former Masterchef contestant close restaurants hitting out at costs

Simon Rimmer's restaurant Greens in West Didsbury, Manchester, and Tony Rodd's restaurant Copper & Ink in Blackheath, London, have both closed due to soaring costs.
Rimmer cited a 35% increase in rent and the rising costs of raw materials, energy, and labor as reasons for the closure. [ more ]
Eater LA
6 months ago
LA food

The 13 Most Anticipated Los Angeles Restaurant Openings of 2024

Rising costs and other challenges led to a high number of restaurant closures in Los Angeles in 2023.
Despite the challenges, there are several highly anticipated restaurant openings in LA for 2024. [ more ]
SFGATE
6 months ago
SF food

37-year-old Berkeley Thai restaurant loved by Cal students has closed

Berkeley Thai House, a popular Thai restaurant near UC Berkeley, has closed after 37 years.
The owners have opened a new restaurant called Prajam Thai in Richmond. [ more ]
Eater Boston
6 months ago
Boston food

Several High-Profile Boston Restaurants Are Calling It Quits

Beloved restaurants Tawakal Halal Cafe and Soleil have announced their closures in East Boston and Roxbury respectively.
Tawakal is hoping to relocate in the future and will continue to operate a satellite location at MIT's student center. [ more ]
Eater LA
6 months ago
LA food

LA's Triple Berry Cake Specialist Sweet Lady Jane Suddenly Closed All Six Locations

Sweet Lady Jane closed all six of its Los Angeles locations on December 31, 2023.
Long Beach also saw several restaurant closures in 2023. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
6 months ago
LA food

The great fish taco that's leaving L.A. ... but may return

The Angry Egret Dinette will be closing after three years in operation due to the pandemic.
The restaurant had a diverse menu with dishes such as po' boys, banh mis, and breakfast burritos. [ more ]
Eater SF
6 months ago
SF food

The Most Exciting - and Most Infuriating - Bay Area Restaurant Trends of 2023

Welcome to the Year in Eater 2023 - an annual tradition that looks back at the highs, lows, and in-betweens of the San Francisco Bay Area's restaurant scene.
Eater SF
6 months ago
SF food

The Saddest Bay Area Restaurant Closures of 2023

Anchor Brewing was the most high-profile and hardest restaurant closure of the year in the Bay Area.
Malibu's, Queens, and Automat were also notable restaurant closures in the San Francisco Bay Area. [ more ]
Eater NY
6 months ago
NYC food

The Saddest Restaurant Closures of 2023

Mel the Bakery and Rincon Criollo were two of the saddest restaurant closures in 2023 in New York City.
Newyorktitlan and Frost were also mentioned as notable closures. [ more ]
oaklandside.org
6 months ago
East Bay food

The East Bay can't get over the loss of this Oakland restaurant that closed just shy of 40 years

When the news broke in September that Le Cheval, after 38 years of serving garlic noodles, lemongrass chicken, claypot fish and other Vietnamese dishes in downtown Oakland, was closing, its legion of fans quickly took to social media to express their dismay.
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