As I continue to write of Manhattan haunts that have flourished for decades, I continue to find that they tend to have names like Katz's, Bill's, and Rocco's.
I also continue to find that the ones that get too creative tend to get into trouble — like, for example, Swich, Curl Up & Dye, and Dodo.
Since I posted about those last three places I have discovered more shuttered stores whose names I suspected might have contributed to their shuttering. Either way, their names left me shuddering. But you be the judge. Would you have lined up to get into these?
|Could the menu perhaps have seemed too finite?|
|Could the menu perhaps have seemed too infinite?|
|Should any cantina be cosmic?|
|I would have questioned whether to go in...|
Hiding won't sell the panini...
|Success means never having to say Om Saree...|
|Then again, maybe Cinnamon was just the wrong spice...|
Vintage New York takes no pleasure in store closings. It's just wondering.