A Couple of Closures to Bum You Out

A Twitter follower had tipped us off that the postage stamp-sized Cafe Nhu Y had closed its doors at 8th and Christian. And after a lot of denial, we’re willing to admit that our favorite bargain banh mi spot is indeed gone for good. A similarly distressed Naked Philly confirms the closure.

And in the Italian Market, there’s the odd story about the closing of five-month old Torero Tapas Bar. The Torero web site has the paella and tapas bar moving/merging with Tabblon in Drexel Hill. The Passyunk Post reports that a neighbor says it was a landlord dispute that led to the closing.

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  • Keith Doughty

    The last time I went to Cafe Nhu Y they included a piece of paper in the bag saying that they were moving to an expanded location at 6th and Washington

  • Emily

    Seconding Keith—for several weeks before closing up their storefront at 8th and Christian, they were announcing that they were moving down to washington. hooray for the best bahn mi in town! (tough I’m currently going through withdrawal).