2016 Restaurant Closings

January, 2016

BlueCat – The first close of the year, the Latin BYO shuttered after four years.
1st Ward – The sandwich shop has been replaced with South Helm.
Il Pittore – As chef Chris Painter leaves in pursuit of other opportunities, its doors must shut.
Johnny Manana’s – Declared bankruptcy just after the new year.

February, 2016

Petruce et al – The end has been a long time coming, as both the staff and the lease jumped ship.

May, 2016

Barren Hill Tavern – The tavern closed its doors, and apparently is already being looked at by a buyer.
The Farm and Fisherman – Josh Lawler is closing his BYO to focus on other projects.

June, 2016

Buckminster’s – The highly anticipated spot closes after just seven months.
Rotisseur – The lunch spot couldn’t keep up, despite landing on Best of Philly a few times.

July, 2016

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