Off the Menu
COVID-19 has crushed small businesses at a startling clip, and restaurants have been among the most visible victims. The pandemic hasn't discriminated, either, closing everything from chain restaurants to mom-and-pop joints in just a few short months. Big-city restaurant scenes are losing some of their most prominent members, from landmark cafes and diners that have endured decades to flashy celebrity-chef outposts. Here are some of the most notable pandemic-related restaurant closures in major cities across the U.S.