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Eater NY
1 month ago
NYC food

Salt Bae Is Down to One Restaurant in New York

Salt Bae's restaurant Nusr-Et Steakhouse in Manhattan closes, leaving him with just one remaining in the city. [ more ]
#new-restaurant-opening
ny.eater.com
1 month ago
NYC food

A 7th Street Burger Competitor Closes on the Lower East Side

Smashed, a trendsetting smash burger restaurant, closed after being outpaced by competitors. Chefs Kaminski and Gonzalez venture into carnitas tacos, drawing attention with fine dining background. [ more ]
Eater SF
3 months ago
SF food

Popular Japanese Restaurant Kuma Nori Is Closing in 2026

Owners of Kuma Nori to close restaurant to focus on expanding their other business, Diamond Head General Store. [ more ]
Eater NY
4 months ago
NYC food

A Well-Reviewed West Village Wine Bar Calls It Quits

West Village wine bar Babs closes after five years of service, while a new location of Parcelle is set to open in its place.
Babs was initially well-received, with a two-star review from Pete Wells in the New York Times for its European grill menu. [ more ]
Eater SF
4 months ago
NYC food

Shake Shack's Nationally Famous Smashburgers and Cheese Fries Arrive in Wine Country

Shake Shack opens in wine country
Expansion plans for the burger chain [ more ]
Eater NY
7 months ago
NYC food

This Indian Dessert Shop Is Closing Down Its Restaurant

Surbhi Sahni's restaurant Tagmo in the Seaport District will be closing on December 31, but she will continue selling her desserts online.
A former waiter at Le Fond, Allyx Seemann, has opened her first restaurant, Gator, in Greenpoint. [ more ]
ny.eater.com
1 month ago
NYC food

A 7th Street Burger Competitor Closes on the Lower East Side

Smashed, a trendsetting smash burger restaurant, closed after being outpaced by competitors. Chefs Kaminski and Gonzalez venture into carnitas tacos, drawing attention with fine dining background. [ more ]
Eater SF
3 months ago
SF food

Popular Japanese Restaurant Kuma Nori Is Closing in 2026

Owners of Kuma Nori to close restaurant to focus on expanding their other business, Diamond Head General Store. [ more ]
Eater NY
4 months ago
NYC food

A Well-Reviewed West Village Wine Bar Calls It Quits

West Village wine bar Babs closes after five years of service, while a new location of Parcelle is set to open in its place.
Babs was initially well-received, with a two-star review from Pete Wells in the New York Times for its European grill menu. [ more ]
Eater SF
4 months ago
NYC food

Shake Shack's Nationally Famous Smashburgers and Cheese Fries Arrive in Wine Country

Shake Shack opens in wine country
Expansion plans for the burger chain [ more ]
Eater NY
7 months ago
NYC food

This Indian Dessert Shop Is Closing Down Its Restaurant

Surbhi Sahni's restaurant Tagmo in the Seaport District will be closing on December 31, but she will continue selling her desserts online.
A former waiter at Le Fond, Allyx Seemann, has opened her first restaurant, Gator, in Greenpoint. [ more ]
morenew-restaurant-opening
Eater NY
1 month ago
NYC food

A 7th Street Burger Competitor Closes on the Lower East Side

One of the early players in the smash burger trend, Smashed, has closed its doors due to various challenges. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Chicago

Red Lobster seeks bankruptcy protection after closing dozens of restaurants

Red Lobster filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after closing numerous restaurants due to financial struggles. [ more ]
#berkeley
www.berkeleyside.org
2 months ago
East Bay food

Good Luck Gato and Ninth Life shut down, Anthony's closes Berkeley location

The closure of popular businesses in Berkeley, such as Anthony's Cookies and Daryoush, highlights the challenges faced by restaurants due to lack of customers and rising operating costs. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
2 months ago
East Bay food

Uji Time closure comes sooner than expected, Bangkok Noodles shutters after 24 years

Berkeley's Bangkok Noodles & Thai BBQ, Oakland's Lotus Falafel & Shawerma, and Oakland's Skyline Pizza have closed down. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
5 months ago
East Bay food

Homemade Cafe lives again on weekends

Calavera, an Oakland restaurant and bar, announced its closure due to decreased sales and foot traffic caused by the state of Oakland.
Homemade Cafe in Berkeley, known for its classic diner-style dishes and community outreach, announced its closure but later decided to reopen for weekend brunch service. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
5 months ago
East Bay food

Sister, Calavera, Delirama among recent restaurant closures

Delirama, the popular deli known for its house-cured pastrami, will be closing, but the Berkeley and Oakland locations will reopen as new concepts.
Himalayan Flavors, a beloved restaurant in Berkeley, has closed after 14 years due to proposed new construction in the area. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
5 months ago
East Bay food

Delirama closing for new concept, Quinn's Lighthouse shuttering after 40 years

Delirama, a popular deli known for its house-cured pastrami, will close permanently on February 4.
Berkeley's Delirama location and Oakland's satellite space will reopen as new concepts under owner Cash Caris. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
5 months ago
Coffee

Belly Uptown closes, and two coffee spots temporarily shut down

Belly Uptown in Oakland has closed permanently after 10 years of serving Mexican- and Asian-fusion dishes.
Brewja in Oakland is temporarily closed with no information on reopening. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
2 months ago
East Bay food

Good Luck Gato and Ninth Life shut down, Anthony's closes Berkeley location

The closure of popular businesses in Berkeley, such as Anthony's Cookies and Daryoush, highlights the challenges faced by restaurants due to lack of customers and rising operating costs. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
2 months ago
East Bay food

Uji Time closure comes sooner than expected, Bangkok Noodles shutters after 24 years

Berkeley's Bangkok Noodles & Thai BBQ, Oakland's Lotus Falafel & Shawerma, and Oakland's Skyline Pizza have closed down. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
5 months ago
East Bay food

Homemade Cafe lives again on weekends

Calavera, an Oakland restaurant and bar, announced its closure due to decreased sales and foot traffic caused by the state of Oakland.
Homemade Cafe in Berkeley, known for its classic diner-style dishes and community outreach, announced its closure but later decided to reopen for weekend brunch service. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
5 months ago
East Bay food

Sister, Calavera, Delirama among recent restaurant closures

Delirama, the popular deli known for its house-cured pastrami, will be closing, but the Berkeley and Oakland locations will reopen as new concepts.
Himalayan Flavors, a beloved restaurant in Berkeley, has closed after 14 years due to proposed new construction in the area. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
5 months ago
East Bay food

Delirama closing for new concept, Quinn's Lighthouse shuttering after 40 years

Delirama, a popular deli known for its house-cured pastrami, will close permanently on February 4.
Berkeley's Delirama location and Oakland's satellite space will reopen as new concepts under owner Cash Caris. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
5 months ago
Coffee

Belly Uptown closes, and two coffee spots temporarily shut down

Belly Uptown in Oakland has closed permanently after 10 years of serving Mexican- and Asian-fusion dishes.
Brewja in Oakland is temporarily closed with no information on reopening. [ more ]
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Eater NY
2 months ago
NYC food

Another West Village Restaurant Is Closing After 20 Years

Rising rents force long-standing West Village restaurant to close after 17 years. [ more ]
#london-dining-scene
Time Out London
2 months ago
London food

Supa Ya Ramen is closing its last London restaurant

The ramen chain's Dalston outpost of Supa Ya Ramen is permanently closing after successful years, promising a potential comeback. [ more ]
Time Out London
3 months ago
London food

Galvin at Windows set to close 28th-floor restaurant after 18 years

Galvin at Windows in Park Lane's Hilton, known for its views and Michelin-starred food, is closing after 18 successful years. [ more ]
Time Out London
1 month ago
London food

East London Michelin star restaurant Cornerstone is closing for good

Chef Tom Brown's Michelin star-winning fish restaurant Cornerstone in Hackney Wick is closing in June. [ more ]
Time Out London
2 months ago
London food

Supa Ya Ramen is closing its last London restaurant

The ramen chain's Dalston outpost of Supa Ya Ramen is permanently closing after successful years, promising a potential comeback. [ more ]
Time Out London
3 months ago
London food

Galvin at Windows set to close 28th-floor restaurant after 18 years

Galvin at Windows in Park Lane's Hilton, known for its views and Michelin-starred food, is closing after 18 successful years. [ more ]
Time Out London
1 month ago
London food

East London Michelin star restaurant Cornerstone is closing for good

Chef Tom Brown's Michelin star-winning fish restaurant Cornerstone in Hackney Wick is closing in June. [ more ]
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Eater NY
2 months ago
NYC food

Here's What's Opening in the Michelin-Starred Oxalis Space

Cafe Mado set to open in Prospect Heights in the former Oxalis space, offering French, Italian, and Californian inspired menu items. [ more ]
Miami Herald
2 months ago
Miami

After little over a year, this Miami Beach seafood restaurant is closed for good

Sunset Harbour's Joliet, a seafood restaurant, shut down permanently after opening in 2022 due to lack of seafood restaurants in that area. [ more ]
#celebrities
Eater Chicago
2 months ago
Chicago

'Hot Ones' Picks Chicago for First Live Show

Hot Ones talk show is coming to Chicago with a live event at an iconic location. [ more ]
Eater NY
4 months ago
NYC food

Uptown's Pricey Pasta Spot for Jay-Z, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Trump Has Closed

Nello restaurant on Upper East Side closed with unpaid rent and debts.
Despite financial issues, Nello aims to reopen after negotiating. [ more ]
Eater Chicago
2 months ago
Chicago

'Hot Ones' Picks Chicago for First Live Show

Hot Ones talk show is coming to Chicago with a live event at an iconic location. [ more ]
Eater NY
4 months ago
NYC food

Uptown's Pricey Pasta Spot for Jay-Z, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Trump Has Closed

Nello restaurant on Upper East Side closed with unpaid rent and debts.
Despite financial issues, Nello aims to reopen after negotiating. [ more ]
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Eater SF
2 months ago
SF food

Castro Neighborhood Mexican Restaurant Copas Is Closing

The popular neighborhood restaurant Copas will be closing its doors due to financial challenges despite positive reviews for its new Mexican menu. [ more ]
#petit-crenn
sfist.com
3 months ago
SF food

This Week In Food: Petit Crenn Announces Final Summer Stint

Petit Crenn to permanently close in September after intermittent opening since 2020. [ more ]
SFGATE
3 months ago
SF food

Dominique Crenn to close one of her San Francisco restaurants

Petit Crenn, sister restaurant to Atelier Crenn, is closing permanently in San Francisco.
Petit Crenn offered a more affordable French dining experience compared to its three-Michelin-starred counterpart. [ more ]
Eater SF
3 months ago
SF food

You Can Finally Eat at Petit Crenn Again - For Now

Petit Crenn reopens in mid-May and closes permanently in September.
Reservations for Petit Crenn's final run will be released soon. [ more ]
sfist.com
3 months ago
SF food

This Week In Food: Petit Crenn Announces Final Summer Stint

Petit Crenn to permanently close in September after intermittent opening since 2020. [ more ]
SFGATE
3 months ago
SF food

Dominique Crenn to close one of her San Francisco restaurants

Petit Crenn, sister restaurant to Atelier Crenn, is closing permanently in San Francisco.
Petit Crenn offered a more affordable French dining experience compared to its three-Michelin-starred counterpart. [ more ]
Eater SF
3 months ago
SF food

You Can Finally Eat at Petit Crenn Again - For Now

Petit Crenn reopens in mid-May and closes permanently in September.
Reservations for Petit Crenn's final run will be released soon. [ more ]
morepetit-crenn
Time Out London
3 months ago
Wine

Legendary London restaurant Le Gavroche is auctioning off its wine cellar

Le Gavroche's iconic wine cellar is being auctioned off, featuring impressive selections like Romanée-Conti Grand Cru 2013 and Château Mouton Rothschild.
Artefacts from Le Gavroche's storied history, including the guestbook with celebrity signatures, are also up for auction. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Masterchef's Monica Galetti closing her central London restaurant Mere

Monica Galetti closes her central London restaurant Mere that she opened in 2017 with her husband.
Galetti cites the need to prioritize her mental health and family over professional commitments as reasons for closing the restaurant. [ more ]
#lion-dance-cafe
SFGATE
3 months ago
SF food

Busy Michelin-recognized Oakland restaurant closing abruptly

Lion Dance Cafe is closing due to owners relocating to be closer to family in Singapore, not due to business reasons.
Despite the success and accolades, the decision to close the restaurant was primarily driven by personal reasons rather than external factors like crime or decreasing sales. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
3 months ago
East Bay food

Lion Dance Cafe, lauded Oakland vegan restaurant, will close in late April

Lion Dance Cafe, a Michelin Guide-listed vegan restaurant in Uptown Oakland, is closing after service on April 27 due to family reasons.
Mushin Sports Lounge in downtown Oakland closed after service on March 31, thanking Oakland for the memories and good times shared at the upscale sports lounge. [ more ]
SFGATE
3 months ago
SF food

Busy Michelin-recognized Oakland restaurant closing abruptly

Lion Dance Cafe is closing due to owners relocating to be closer to family in Singapore, not due to business reasons.
Despite the success and accolades, the decision to close the restaurant was primarily driven by personal reasons rather than external factors like crime or decreasing sales. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
3 months ago
East Bay food

Lion Dance Cafe, lauded Oakland vegan restaurant, will close in late April

Lion Dance Cafe, a Michelin Guide-listed vegan restaurant in Uptown Oakland, is closing after service on April 27 due to family reasons.
Mushin Sports Lounge in downtown Oakland closed after service on March 31, thanking Oakland for the memories and good times shared at the upscale sports lounge. [ more ]
morelion-dance-cafe
Eater SF
3 months ago
SF food

After Less Than Three Years, Michael Mina Will Close His Glamouous Greek Seafood Restaurant

Estiatorio Ornos, owned by Michael Mina, will close less than three years after opening in FiDi.
The restaurant, inspired by Mina's Greek heritage, specialized in Greek seafood and had a unique fish sommelier concept. [ more ]
#korean-cuisine
Eater Chicago
3 months ago
Chicago

Chicago's Former Michelin-Starred Korean Restaurant Will Go Casual and Rebrand

Parachute in Chicago closes after a 10-year run, to be rebranded as Parachute Hi-Fi with a focus on casual dining.
New restaurant will incorporate music, casual atmosphere, and unique cocktails with Korean influences.
Owners emphasize the need for reinvention in the restaurant industry amid changing customer habits post-pandemic. [ more ]
Eater Chicago
4 months ago
Chicago

Parachute, Chicago's Pioneering Modern Korean Restaurant, Is Closing After a Decade

Parachute, a renowned Korean restaurant in America, is closing its doors.
The founders plan to open a new restaurant in the current space or a larger one in Downtown Chicago. [ more ]
Eater Chicago
3 months ago
Chicago

Chicago's Former Michelin-Starred Korean Restaurant Will Go Casual and Rebrand

Parachute in Chicago closes after a 10-year run, to be rebranded as Parachute Hi-Fi with a focus on casual dining.
New restaurant will incorporate music, casual atmosphere, and unique cocktails with Korean influences.
Owners emphasize the need for reinvention in the restaurant industry amid changing customer habits post-pandemic. [ more ]
Eater Chicago
4 months ago
Chicago

Parachute, Chicago's Pioneering Modern Korean Restaurant, Is Closing After a Decade

Parachute, a renowned Korean restaurant in America, is closing its doors.
The founders plan to open a new restaurant in the current space or a larger one in Downtown Chicago. [ more ]
morekorean-cuisine
#fine-dining
Eater SF
3 months ago
SF food

Groundbreaking Russian Restaurant Birch & Rye Is Closing

Birch & Rye, a fine-dining Russian restaurant in Noe Valley, is closing due to challenges in introducing high-quality Russian cuisine at affordable prices.
The chef aimed to present a modern and upscale approach to Russian cuisine, incorporating labor-intensive techniques and premium ingredients. [ more ]
sfist.com
1 month ago
SF food

Hayes Valley's Monsieur Benjamin Is Saying Adieu After 10 Years

Monsieur Benjamin, a French brasserie in SF, is closing after a decade due to lease end. It offered high-quality French cuisine with creative twists. [ more ]
Eater SF
2 weeks ago
SF food

This Collab Between Three-Michelin-Starred Restaurants Promises a Powerhouse Plant-Based Menu

Experience a unique culinary collaboration between two renowned three-Michelin-starred restaurants with a fully plant-based menu in Healdsburg. [ more ]
Eater SF
3 months ago
SF food

Groundbreaking Russian Restaurant Birch & Rye Is Closing

Birch & Rye, a fine-dining Russian restaurant in Noe Valley, is closing due to challenges in introducing high-quality Russian cuisine at affordable prices.
The chef aimed to present a modern and upscale approach to Russian cuisine, incorporating labor-intensive techniques and premium ingredients. [ more ]
sfist.com
1 month ago
SF food

Hayes Valley's Monsieur Benjamin Is Saying Adieu After 10 Years

Monsieur Benjamin, a French brasserie in SF, is closing after a decade due to lease end. It offered high-quality French cuisine with creative twists. [ more ]
Eater SF
2 weeks ago
SF food

This Collab Between Three-Michelin-Starred Restaurants Promises a Powerhouse Plant-Based Menu

Experience a unique culinary collaboration between two renowned three-Michelin-starred restaurants with a fully plant-based menu in Healdsburg. [ more ]
morefine-dining
#san-francisco
SFGATE
3 months ago
SF food

Celebrity chef-helmed Italian restaurant in iconic SF space is closing

The vegan Italian restaurant Baia in San Francisco is closing after three-and-a-half years.
The closure announcement lacked a reason despite Baia being described as massively popular. [ more ]
SFGATE
5 months ago
SF food

Popular SF seafood restaurant closes original location after 18 years

Woodhouse Fish Co., a seafood restaurant in San Francisco, is closing its flagship location after 18 years due to a disagreement over lease agreement.
The closure will not affect the other Woodhouse Fish Co. location at 1914 Fillmore Street. [ more ]
SFGATE
2 weeks ago
San Francisco Giants

Popular Bay Area pizzeria is closing last remaining restaurant in SF

Amici's East Coast Pizzeria in San Francisco is transitioning from sit-down to takeout model due to changing dining habits, particularly fueled by the pandemic. [ more ]
Eater SF
2 weeks ago
SF food

Minnie Bell's Announces Upcoming Closure of East Bay Location

Chef Fernay McPherson focuses on new San Francisco location, closing Emeryville spot. Chef Parke Ulrich expanding to San Jose. McDonald's McPlant burger unsuccessful in San Francisco. [ more ]
SFGATE
3 months ago
SF food

Celebrity chef-helmed Italian restaurant in iconic SF space is closing

The vegan Italian restaurant Baia in San Francisco is closing after three-and-a-half years.
The closure announcement lacked a reason despite Baia being described as massively popular. [ more ]
SFGATE
5 months ago
SF food

Popular SF seafood restaurant closes original location after 18 years

Woodhouse Fish Co., a seafood restaurant in San Francisco, is closing its flagship location after 18 years due to a disagreement over lease agreement.
The closure will not affect the other Woodhouse Fish Co. location at 1914 Fillmore Street. [ more ]
SFGATE
2 weeks ago
San Francisco Giants

Popular Bay Area pizzeria is closing last remaining restaurant in SF

Amici's East Coast Pizzeria in San Francisco is transitioning from sit-down to takeout model due to changing dining habits, particularly fueled by the pandemic. [ more ]
Eater SF
2 weeks ago
SF food

Minnie Bell's Announces Upcoming Closure of East Bay Location

Chef Fernay McPherson focuses on new San Francisco location, closing Emeryville spot. Chef Parke Ulrich expanding to San Jose. McDonald's McPlant burger unsuccessful in San Francisco. [ more ]
moresan-francisco
#matt-horn
www.mercurynews.com
4 months ago
East Bay (California)

Horn BBQ restaurant won't reopen in West Oakland amid new legal troubles

Horn Barbecue will not reopen at its West Oakland location due to legal troubles and safety concerns.
Owner Matt Horn is optimistic about potentially reopening Horn Barbecue at a new Oakland location in the future. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
4 months ago
East Bay food

Horn Barbecue will not reopen current Oakland location, citing untenable' situation

Matt Horn will not reopen Horn Barbecue at its current location due to ongoing issues like vandalism and theft.
Despite setbacks, Matt Horn remains committed to finding a new location for Horn Barbecue and continuing to serve the Oakland community. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
4 months ago
East Bay (California)

Horn BBQ restaurant won't reopen in West Oakland amid new legal troubles

Horn Barbecue will not reopen at its West Oakland location due to legal troubles and safety concerns.
Owner Matt Horn is optimistic about potentially reopening Horn Barbecue at a new Oakland location in the future. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
4 months ago
East Bay food

Horn Barbecue will not reopen current Oakland location, citing untenable' situation

Matt Horn will not reopen Horn Barbecue at its current location due to ongoing issues like vandalism and theft.
Despite setbacks, Matt Horn remains committed to finding a new location for Horn Barbecue and continuing to serve the Oakland community. [ more ]
morematt-horn
#mischa
Eater NY
4 months ago
NYC food

So Long, $29 Hot Dog

Mischa, a Midtown restaurant known for a $29 hot dog, closed after less than a year.
Mischa featured a unique concept with a straightforward menu, including their famous $29 hot dog. [ more ]
Eater NY
4 months ago
NYC food

So Long, $29 Hot Dog

Mischa, known for a $29 hot dog, has closed after less than a year.
Mischa, an innovative concept from Alex Stupak, received mixed reviews despite its star dish, the hot dog. [ more ]
Eater NY
4 months ago
NYC food

So Long, $29 Hot Dog

Mischa, a Midtown restaurant known for a $29 hot dog, closed after less than a year.
Mischa featured a unique concept with a straightforward menu, including their famous $29 hot dog. [ more ]
Eater NY
4 months ago
NYC food

So Long, $29 Hot Dog

Mischa, known for a $29 hot dog, has closed after less than a year.
Mischa, an innovative concept from Alex Stupak, received mixed reviews despite its star dish, the hot dog. [ more ]
moremischa
Eater NY
4 months ago
NYC food

So Long, $29 Hot Dog

Mischa, the Midtown restaurant known for a $29 hot dog, has closed after less than a year.
The restaurant featured innovative dishes like hummus wed to garlic twists and fried chicken with adobo. [ more ]
Eater NY
4 months ago
NYC food

Mary's Fish Camp, a West Village Seafood Staple for 20 Years, Is Closing

Mary's Fish Camp in West Village is closing after over 20 years in operation.
New restaurants like Gurumé, Onion Tree Pizza Co., and Grandma's Home are opening in different neighborhoods in New York City. [ more ]
Boston.com
4 months ago
Boston food

Pescador, part of Blue Ribbon Restaurants, closes after more than a year in Kenmore Square

The seafood restaurant Pescador from the Blue Ribbon Restaurants group has closed after over a year of operation in Kenmore Square.
The closure reflects the challenges in the restaurant industry, with efforts made to support employees by reassigning them to other locations within the restaurant network. [ more ]
Eater SF
4 months ago
San Francisco

The Bay Area's Most Scenic Chevys Is Closing After 25 Years of Sombreros and Sizzling Fajitas

Chevys Fresh Mex restaurant in Emeryville is closing after 25 years of operation.
Xperience Restaurant Group will be closing the Powell Street location, affecting 62 employees. [ more ]
Eater LA
4 months ago
LA food

Josiah Citrin Suddenly Closes His Swanky West Hollywood Steakhouse

Josiah Citrin's Charcoal Sunset in West Hollywood closed after less than a year.
Mom's Donuts and Chinese Food in Silver Lake reopened after community support. [ more ]
#affordable-dining
SFGATE
4 months ago
SF food

UC Berkeley-loved Chinese restaurant has closed after 25 years

King Dong, a Chinese restaurant in downtown Berkeley, closed after 25 years.
UC Berkeley students favored King Dong for its affordable Mandarin-style dishes, including hot and sour soup and Mongolian beef. [ more ]
Eater LA
1 month ago
LA food

Venice Takeout Darling Gjelina Take Away Quietly Closed Yesterday

GTA Venice closed for revamp with no confirmed reopening timeline. [ more ]
SFGATE
4 months ago
SF food

UC Berkeley-loved Chinese restaurant has closed after 25 years

King Dong, a Chinese restaurant in downtown Berkeley, closed after 25 years.
UC Berkeley students favored King Dong for its affordable Mandarin-style dishes, including hot and sour soup and Mongolian beef. [ more ]
Eater LA
1 month ago
LA food

Venice Takeout Darling Gjelina Take Away Quietly Closed Yesterday

GTA Venice closed for revamp with no confirmed reopening timeline. [ more ]
moreaffordable-dining
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
LA food

One last round of cocktails and bistro favorites at Bicyclette, before it closes forever

Bicyclette, a popular bistro in Los Angeles, will be closing its doors on March 2.
The bar at Bicyclette was a favorite spot for diners, with knowledgeable bartenders and creative cocktails.
The food at Bicyclette was consistently delicious, including dishes like escargot and caramelized onion tarte tatin. [ more ]
Eater Chicago
5 months ago
Chicago

Luella's Southern Kitchen to Leave Lincoln Square

Darnell Reed, owner of Luella's Southern Kitchen, has decided to close the restaurant and search for a new location that will serve brunch daily.
Reed wants to spend more time with his family and believes a full-time brunch restaurant with morning and afternoon hours wouldn't be sustainable in Lincoln Square. [ more ]
#oakland
SFGATE
5 months ago
SF food

Quinn's Lighthouse in Bay Area to close its doors after 40 years

Quinn's Lighthouse, a seafood restaurant in Oakland, is closing after 40 years.
The closure is due to a lack of corporate events and game day crowds, rising costs of doing business, and the restaurant is expected to go up for sale. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
East Bay (California)

In-N-Out closure fuels claims about Oakland's most dangerous square mile. Is there real evidence?

The impending loss of the city's only In-N-Out Burger in Oakland is highlighting the city's crime problem.
The restaurant was regularly victimized by car break-ins, property damage, theft, and armed robberies. [ more ]
Daily News
5 months ago
East Bay food

In-N-Out Burger closing Oakland location, citing crime, safety issues

In-N-Out Burger is closing its only Oakland restaurant due to ongoing issues with crime.
Employees will have the option to transfer or receive a severance package. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
East Bay food

In-N-Out Burger closing Oakland location, citing crime, safety issues

In-N-Out Burger is closing its only Oakland restaurant due to ongoing issues with crime
The decision to close was made to prioritize the safety and well-being of customers and employees [ more ]
SFGATE
5 months ago
SF food

Quinn's Lighthouse in Bay Area to close its doors after 40 years

Quinn's Lighthouse, a seafood restaurant in Oakland, is closing after 40 years.
The closure is due to a lack of corporate events and game day crowds, rising costs of doing business, and the restaurant is expected to go up for sale. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
East Bay (California)

In-N-Out closure fuels claims about Oakland's most dangerous square mile. Is there real evidence?

The impending loss of the city's only In-N-Out Burger in Oakland is highlighting the city's crime problem.
The restaurant was regularly victimized by car break-ins, property damage, theft, and armed robberies. [ more ]
Daily News
5 months ago
East Bay food

In-N-Out Burger closing Oakland location, citing crime, safety issues

In-N-Out Burger is closing its only Oakland restaurant due to ongoing issues with crime.
Employees will have the option to transfer or receive a severance package. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
East Bay food

In-N-Out Burger closing Oakland location, citing crime, safety issues

In-N-Out Burger is closing its only Oakland restaurant due to ongoing issues with crime
The decision to close was made to prioritize the safety and well-being of customers and employees [ more ]
moreoakland
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
LA food

After more than 40 years in Koreatown, the Dragon will serve its last plate of jajangmyeon

The Dragon, a Korean-style Chinese restaurant in Koreatown, is closing after 40 years of serving Korean-American customers.
The restaurant owner plans to turn the property into mixed-use affordable housing due to difficulty in recruiting skilled chefs for Korean-Chinese cuisine. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
5 months ago
Brooklyn

A slice of history: Johnny's Pizzeria in Sunset Park to close after 56 years * Brooklyn Paper

Beloved Sunset Park eatery Johnny's Pizzeria is closing after 56 years in business.
The family-run pizzeria thanked their loyal customers for their support over the years as they prepare to retire from the pizza business. [ more ]
SFGATE
5 months ago
SF food

Landmark California Highway 1 Mexican restaurant to close after 43 years

The Whole Enchilada, a colorful Mexican restaurant in Moss Landing, is planning to close at the end of the month after over 40 years in business.
The closure announcement has generated an emotional response from customers, who are sharing their fond memories of the restaurant and its co-founder, Ray Retez. [ more ]
Eater NY
6 months ago
NYC food

An Acclaimed Chef Closes in Manhattan - And More Restaurant Closures

Chalet, a pop-up restaurant in Bushwick, has closed.
King Mother, a wine bar in Ditmas Park, has closed. [ more ]
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Eater NY
6 months ago
NYC food

A Popular French Bistro Is Closing for the 'Foreseeable Future'

French restaurant Chez Ma Tante in Greenpoint is temporarily closing for necessary repairs to their building.
Cambodian restaurant Angkor is returning to its previous location in Manhattan after closing during the pandemic.
Seafood restaurant Lolo's Seafood Shack in Harlem is shutting down after its lease expired. [ more ]
Eater NY
6 months ago
NYC food

A Popular French Bistro Is Closing for the 'Foreseeable Future'

French restaurant Chez Ma Tante in Greenpoint will temporarily close due to necessary repairs on the building.
Cambodian restaurant Angkor will reopen in Manhattan in the same location after the previous tenant closed during the pandemic.
Harlem restaurant Lolo's Seafood Shack will shut down after a decade due to the expiration of its lease. [ more ]
Eater NY
6 months ago
NYC food

A Popular French Bistro Is Closing for the 'Foreseeable Future'

French restaurant Chez Ma Tante in Greenpoint is temporarily closing for necessary repairs to their building.
Cambodian restaurant Angkor is returning to its previous location in Manhattan after closing during the pandemic.
Seafood restaurant Lolo's Seafood Shack in Harlem is shutting down after its lease expired. [ more ]
Eater NY
6 months ago
NYC food

A Popular French Bistro Is Closing for the 'Foreseeable Future'

French restaurant Chez Ma Tante in Greenpoint will temporarily close due to necessary repairs on the building.
Cambodian restaurant Angkor will reopen in Manhattan in the same location after the previous tenant closed during the pandemic.
Harlem restaurant Lolo's Seafood Shack will shut down after a decade due to the expiration of its lease. [ more ]
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Boston.com
6 months ago
Boston food

Saltie Girl to temporarily close for renovations this month

Saltie Girl, a seafood restaurant in Boston's Back Bay, will be closing temporarily for renovations.
During the closure, diners will be able to sample lobster rolls and seafood towers at the original location on a first come, first serve basis. [ more ]
Eater Chicago
6 months ago
Chicago

Big Kids, Logan Square's Fun Sandwich Shop, Will Close After Three Years of Partying

Logan Square restaurant Big Kids, known for its irreverent sandwiches, is set to close next month due to lack of business during the winter months.
Big Kids opened in October 2020 and became known for its '80s and '90s nostalgia-filled environment and creative sandwiches.
The closure of Big Kids adds to the list of restaurant closures in Logan Square, highlighting the ongoing struggle for independent restaurants during the pandemic. [ more ]
Daily News
6 months ago
LA food

California's famous Pea Soup Andersen's quietly closes in Buellton - for a while or for good?

Pea Soup Andersen's, a famous roadside restaurant in California, has closed its original location near Highway 101.
The restaurant will undergo redevelopment and plans to reopen in the future, according to an employee at its Santa Nella location. [ more ]
Eater LA
7 months ago
LA food

Needle, One of LA's Most Lauded Cantonese Restaurants, Closes in Silver Lake

Chef-owned restaurant Needle in Silver Lake announced its closure after struggling through the COVID-19 pandemic
The restaurant received accolades and positive reviews for its modern Cantonese menu [ more ]
Eater NY
7 months ago
NYC food

This Indian Dessert Shop Is Closing Down Its Restaurant

Surbhi Sahni's Tagmo restaurant in the Seaport District is closing on December 31, but she plans to continue selling desserts online.
Allyx Seemann, a former waiter at Le Fond, is opening a new restaurant called Gator in Greenpoint.
Stefan Kefgen, former executive chef at the Dutch, has joined Farm to People as the new chef for its restaurant. [ more ]
Eater Atlanta
7 months ago
Beer

Edgewood Avenue Brewpub Biggerstaff Brewing Is Closing After Two Years

Biggerstaff Brewing Company in Atlanta is closing its doors due to circumstances beyond their control.
There are no plans to relocate and reopen the brewpub elsewhere. [ more ]
Eater LA
7 months ago
LA food

One of Grand Central Market's Most Popular Stalls Abruptly Closes Overnight

Sari Sari Store, a popular Filipino restaurant in Downtown LA, has permanently closed its doors.
The restaurant, known for its modern Filipino food, was located in Grand Central Market and had been open since 2017. [ more ]
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www.berkeleyside.org
7 months ago
East Bay food

After 33 years, 13 in Berkeley, Pasta Bene owners ready to retire

Boochman Kombucha has moved its operation from Berkeley to San Francisco, with its flagship space in Berkeley being sold to Thai Table.
Pasta Bene, a popular Italian restaurant in Berkeley, is set to close on December 15 after 13 years in business. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
7 months ago
East Bay (California)

Chinese restaurant leases former Flames space in downtown San Jose

Chinese restaurant Home Eat has signed a lease to replace the shuttered Flames restaurant in downtown San Jose, offering potential economic growth.
The San Jose City Council approved the Home Eat rental agreement, which will occupy over 11,000 square feet in downtown San Jose.
Flames restaurant closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and struggled to catch up on past-due rent despite eviction protection measures. [ more ]
SFGATE
7 months ago
San Francisco

Cherished pho restaurant closes its last San Francisco location

The Vietnamese restaurant Turtle Tower has closed its only remaining location in San Francisco after 23 years.
The specific details behind the closure are unknown, but the owner cited difficulties in doing business as the reason.
Turtle Tower experienced a significant drop in sales at the beginning of the pandemic and faced other challenges, including theft from the tip jar. [ more ]
Time Out London
7 months ago
London food

Franco Manca's original London restaurant is closing down

Franco Manca's first restaurant in Brixton Market is set to close after 15 years.
The decision to close is due to the brand outgrowing the small space and they plan to reopen in a larger location nearby. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
7 months ago
East Bay food

Horn Barbecue blaze forces temporary closure, Albany's Rendez-Vous says au revoir

Horn Barbecue in Oakland was vandalized and then experienced a fire, leading to a temporary closure.
Ly-Luck, a Chinese restaurant in Oakland, closed for good after four decades of service. [ more ]
Eater Atlanta
8 months ago
Chicago

Tin Lizzy's Cantina Closes After 14 Years Along Memorial in Grant Park

Tin Lizzy's Cantina in Grant Park has closed permanently.
The closure was confirmed by ownership, and the last day of operation was November 12.
Employees have the opportunity to work at other Tin Lizzy's locations. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
7 months ago
East Bay food

After 33 years, 13 in Berkeley, Pasta Bene owners ready to retire

Boochman Kombucha has moved its operation from Berkeley to San Francisco, with its flagship space in Berkeley being sold to Thai Table.
Pasta Bene, a popular Italian restaurant in Berkeley, is set to close on December 15 after 13 years in business. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
7 months ago
East Bay (California)

Chinese restaurant leases former Flames space in downtown San Jose

Chinese restaurant Home Eat has signed a lease to replace the shuttered Flames restaurant in downtown San Jose, offering potential economic growth.
The San Jose City Council approved the Home Eat rental agreement, which will occupy over 11,000 square feet in downtown San Jose.
Flames restaurant closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and struggled to catch up on past-due rent despite eviction protection measures. [ more ]
SFGATE
7 months ago
San Francisco

Cherished pho restaurant closes its last San Francisco location

The Vietnamese restaurant Turtle Tower has closed its only remaining location in San Francisco after 23 years.
The specific details behind the closure are unknown, but the owner cited difficulties in doing business as the reason.
Turtle Tower experienced a significant drop in sales at the beginning of the pandemic and faced other challenges, including theft from the tip jar. [ more ]
Time Out London
7 months ago
London food

Franco Manca's original London restaurant is closing down

Franco Manca's first restaurant in Brixton Market is set to close after 15 years.
The decision to close is due to the brand outgrowing the small space and they plan to reopen in a larger location nearby. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
7 months ago
East Bay food

Horn Barbecue blaze forces temporary closure, Albany's Rendez-Vous says au revoir

Horn Barbecue in Oakland was vandalized and then experienced a fire, leading to a temporary closure.
Ly-Luck, a Chinese restaurant in Oakland, closed for good after four decades of service. [ more ]
Eater Atlanta
8 months ago
Chicago

Tin Lizzy's Cantina Closes After 14 Years Along Memorial in Grant Park

Tin Lizzy's Cantina in Grant Park has closed permanently.
The closure was confirmed by ownership, and the last day of operation was November 12.
Employees have the opportunity to work at other Tin Lizzy's locations. [ more ]
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Sacramento Bee
1 month ago
California

Mexican restaurant chain to close 11 Northern California locations. Is yours on the list?

Rubio's Coastal Grill, a popular Mexican restaurant chain known for Baja-style fish tacos, has closed all its Northern California locations due to rising costs of doing business. [ more ]
Eater LA
28 minutes ago
LA food

One of LA's First New-School Doughnut Shops Just Suddenly Closed

Blue Star Donuts closed its Venice location, known for unique flavors, no reason provided, no LA locations left. [ more ]
SFGATE
18 hours ago
SF food

Lauded Bay Area chef closes second Oakland restaurant in 2 years

The closure of Duende, an Oakland favorite, highlights the challenges faced by small-business owners in sustaining restaurants despite community support. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
2 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Bay Ridge restaurant South Brooklyn Foundry closes after nine years in business, 'Kitchen Nightmares' drama * Brooklyn Paper

South Brooklyn Foundry, a popular Bay Ridge restaurant, closes after disagreements between owners over restaurant vision. [ more ]
sfist.com
2 weeks ago
San Francisco

Day Around the Bay: McLaren Park Grass Fire Sparked By Illegal Firework

Amici's pizzeria closing its last SF location in Marina District - potential new large restaurant opportunity. [ more ]
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