Il Gatto and Duplex Close in Uptown

Right before the (generally lucrative) holiday season, two Uptown restaurants have shut their doors: Parasole’s relatively new Italian eatery, Il Gatto (which underwent a high-profile rescue attempt by Chef Tim McKee) and eclectic modern bistro Duplex, which had a six-year run. In its press release about Il Gatto (PDF), Parasole said Il Gatto had closed […]


Butcher and the Boar and Morning Roundup

Don’t send local apples to Western states, Rick and Dara have details on Jack Riebel’s new “craft” food and bourbon restaurant (Butcher and the Boar), Duplex, Fusion, and other restaurants got fined for illegal alcohol purchases, a new Italian restaurant in Woodbury called Carmine’s, a positive assessment of Roat Osha in Uptown, Harriet Brewing has […]


Palomino to Close and Morning Roundup

A warm (but not rave) write-up of Flamingo by Bill Roehl (read our profile of their restaurant here), a cookbook by defensive end Jared Allen, Palomino is closing and a new Crave will replace it, the food at Duplex gets somewhat panned, and Mecca snacks at Il Gatto, Travail, Northeast Social, and World Street Kitchen.