Say Goodbye to Kong Kee, White Slab Palace, APL
It's a dog-eat-dog world out there. Here are some of the dogs who got eaten this week. Know of any restaurants or bars opening or closing? Drop us a line.
Kong Kee, in Chinatown, has also closed its doors. It was known particularly for its tofu and bargain-basement prices. No word yet on any replacement. [Grub Street]
White Slab Palace, the Lower East Side Scandinavian nightspot, has officially shuttered, citing police harassment. [Bowery Boogie]
420 Bar and Lounge, on the Upper West Side, shuttered in April, but it looks like the troubled bar could be facing $80,000 in fines over violations. [Grub Street]
APL, which opened in May, is already done. It will become the Orchard House in mid-November. [Grub Street]
Tribeca's Bon Chicken, which was Bon Chon Chicken when it opened and may have been Bon Bon Chicken online, has served its last wing. [Tribeca Citizen]
Rocky's Italian Restaurant, in Little Italy, will close at the end of the year after 30 years in business. Apparently, Taïm will set up shop in the space. [Eater]
The original Ray's Pizza (not Original Ray's or any of the other Rays), on Prince Street, is closing this Sunday after announcing it would do so this summer. [Diner's Journal]
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