It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there. Know of any restaurants or bars opening or closing?
Andy Ricker is shutting down Pok Pok Wing on Rivington Street. But don’t worry, it will be replaced with Pok Pok Phat Thai, where he will be serving four different types of pad thai. [New York Times]
BaoBQ has closed on First Avenue because of issues with the building and the expensive rent. [Eater]
Five Guys has closed in Cobble Hill at 266 Court Street, with a sign in the window directing customers to the chain’s Montague Street location. [Grub Street]
Happy Wok on Avenue C has been temporarily closed by the DOH. Inspectors found 86 violation points. [EV Grieve]
The Midtown flagship location of Pop Burger has shut down. [Grub Street
Chelsea’s Redwood Kitchen has shuttered just after six months. [Zagat]
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on August 18, 2012