Sonata – New Thai restaurant Baan Thai will take over the Northern Liberties spot.
Buca di Beppo – Italian chain pulls out of its Center City location.
Gilmore’s – The West Chester staple shut down.
Mad River – The Old City location closes but may turn into the rumored Craft & Claw.
Mémé – David Katz shutters his restaurant at 22nd and Spruce.
Miga – Korean restaurant on 15th St. closes presumably to make room for the new 4-story building coming to 15th & Walnut.
Q BBQ – Kevin Meeker closes his Old City barbecue spot.
Ramen Boy – Brand new ramen shop closes in six months, giving way to Terakawa Ramen.
Acapulco – A seafood focused taqueria at 1144 S 9th Street has closed.
LaLupe – The 9th and Federal Mexican spot has closed up.
Fish – Mike Stollenwerk’s seafood restaurant closed suddenly after difficulties with an investor. But Stollenwerk and his investor promise to be back (and they have reopened).
Le Cochon Noir – West Philadelphia barbecue and music spot calls it quits.
Tiffin Etc. – The Girard Avenue spot next to the original Tiffin is no more.
Blue Bear Tavern – The former Doc Watson’s wasn’t the Blue Bear for long. And it didn’t take long for the Center City spot to reopen as the Boilermaker.
Delilah’s – The home of Oprah Winfrey’s favorite mac and cheese has closed and is in bankruptcy.
Healthy Bites To Go – Katie Cavuto closed up the consumer facing part of her business. We’ll miss those breakfast sandwiches.
Le Bec-Fin – Georges Perrier’s Le Bec-Fin is calling it quits after an exalted 42-year run. Next up for Perrier is a vacation. Next up for Le Bec-Fin is Nicolas Fanucci, a former Le Bec general manager and recent GM at the esteemed French Laundry.
B.B. Gone – The fusion rice spot gave way to Nom Nom Ramen.
Little Bar – The 8th and 8th and Fitzwater bar closed amid much “ickyness.”
Mahogany – The Walnut Street cigar bar closes after 15 years.
MidAtlantic – Daniel Stern’s University City spot never quite found its groove in the two years it was open.
Tritone – The longtime South Street music venue has been sold and will become the Cambridge.
Arrow Swim Club – The Bart Blatstein/Nicole Cashman alliance lasted just one season. Now Brian Nagele will take a shot at running a swim club.
Chenango – The Arrow Swim Club’s restaurant also lasted just one season. Next up is Yellow Fin Grill.
Delicatessen – The Chestnut Street deli shuttered after a two year run.
DeLorenzo’s – Trenton’s famed pizza spot to close after 65 years.
Gaja Gaja – Japanese/Korean spot on South Street did make it four years.
Rx – Rx had a good run in West Philadelphia but bowed out after ten plus years.