It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there. Know of any restaurants or bars opening or closing?
Paninoteca, a sandwich shop on Columbus between 72nd and 73rd streets, closed a few days ago after being open for only a few months. [West Side Rag]
Sandwich and juice spot Funini on Ludlow has closed. It formally announced the news on Facebook and cited rent increase and lease issues. [Funini Facebook]
Gravy on East 21st will be closing in the next couple of weeks. [Midtown Lunch]
Chock Full o’ Nuts on 23rd might be closed. One sign says “Closed for Renovations” and another one says “Marshal’s Legal Possession.” [Midtown Lunch]
The Claw has shut down its original 23rd Street location and moved the restaurant to Hell’s Kitchen [Grub Street]