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  1. coronavirus
    Fairway Executives Use the Coronavirus to Defend BonusesThe company wants to dole out $2.3 million in payments.
  2. grocery wars
    Dean & DeLuca Has Filed for Bankruptcy ProtectionThe former gourmet grocer owes creditors nearly $275 million.
  3. grocery wars
    Amazon Is Looking To Purchase 4 Fairway StoresThe Seattle–based tech giant is eyeing two locations in New Jersey, one in Westchester, and a location in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
  4. uh oh
    Ample Hills Creamery Has Filed for BankruptcyThe Brooklyn-born ice-cream chain is looking to restructure its debt.
  5. bankruptcy
    After Sexual-Assault Suit, Mike Isabella’s Restaurant Group to File BankruptcyHe says sales dropped significantly.
  6. end of an era
    The Necco Factory Has Closed Amid Mysterious CircumstancesApproximately 230 people are now out of a job after learning that the company was sold to another buyer just months after being saved.
  7. the chain gang
    Fancy-S’more Purveyor Cosi Has Filed for BankruptcyThe sandwich chain has been in trouble for years.
  8. Grocery Wars
    Fairway Market Officially Files for BankruptcyThe company says all of its stores will stay open for the time being.
  9. Horrible Bosses
    Buffet Chain Fires Hundreds With No Warning“I came and there was a sign on the door that says we’re closed permanently.”
  10. Groceries
    Iconic Grocery Chain A&P Is Bankrupt (Again)The troubled company last filed for Chapter 11 protection just five years ago.
  11. Bankruptcy
    Sandwich Import 100 Montaditos Is Actually BankruptThe chain has canceled plans to open 29 more locations in New York.
  12. Bakruptcy
    Pink Elephant Files for Bankruptcy“The neighborhood is evolving. It was just too soon to put Pink Elephant there.”
  13. The Chain Gang
    Quizno’s Files for Chapter 11 BankruptcyIs the oven-toasted-sandwich chain toast?
  14. Pizzanomics
    Sbarro’s Bankruptcy Is All About the Sad State of the Food CourtThat old pepperoni slice isn’t cutting it anymore.
  15. Bread
    Moonstruck-Famous Cammareri Bros. Bakery Files for BankruptcyHopefully the bakery can snap out of it.
  16. Bean Counters
    Patrick Dempsey Severs Ties to Coffee Chain He Brought Back to LifeIt just wasn’t meant to be.
  17. Casino Boogie
    Revel’s Bankruptcy Strategy: Cheap Restaurants and No More Smoking BanWhen faced with bankruptcy, the troubled casino adopts a smoke-’em-if-you-got-’em policy.
  18. Down the Shore
    Revel’s New HQ Beach Club Will Make You Forget That It’s Part of aFinally, some good news for Atlantic City.
  19. Bankruptcy
    Entertainment Book Files For BankruptcyOnce-ubiquitous coupon book fundraiser will be no more.
  20. Bankruptcy
    Revel Lets It All Ride on BankruptcyMounting money problems and dwindling revenues have forced the troubled casino’s hand.
  21. McDreamy
    Patrick Dempsey Buys Tully’s Coffee Chain for $9 MillionPick me, choose me, love me.
  22. Heroes
    McDreamy Attempts to Save Coffee CompanyPatrick Dempsey is fighting to rescue Tully’s.
  23. Bankruptcy
    Union Trust Appears to Be Down For the CountSave for a holiday miracle, there’s nothing keeping the multimillion dollar steakhouse from liquidation.
  24. Bankruptcy
    Bad Pipes Are the Least of Union Trust’s TroublesFrom high steaks to no steaks, the multimillion dollar restaurant appears to be well done.
  25. Ding Dong Apocalypse
    Twinkie Trouble: Hostess Facing LiquidationThe ballad of Twinkie the Kid is suddenly bittersweet.
  26. Casino Boogie
    Atlantic City’s Revel Seeks $100 Million Lifeline to Offset Its DismalWith insolvency and bankruptcy becoming increasingly realistic, the casino is seeking to expand its credit.
  27. Expiring
    ‘Last-Ditch’ Deal Might Save Twinkies for All of UsBut if the deal goes south, Twinkies lovers will be SOL.
  28. Closings
    Debt Decimates Delilah’sThe onetime entrepreneurial power house lost her last two businesses to bankruptcy.
  29. Mediavore
    Starr and Vetri Restaurants Spur Development Along North Broad Street; GreenPlus: Suit alleges false claims of Fruit by the Foot; and a salmon farm backed by the Obama administration teeters on bankruptcy, all in our morning news roundup.
  30. Mediavore
    No Fried Starfish or Crickets For Night Market; Flour and Chocolate Prices ArePlus: Some question the importance of aging cheese; and Chart House owners plan to buy Eva Longoria’s bankrupt Vegas restaurant, all in our morning news roundup.
  31. Mediavore
    Tainted Ground Beef Turns Up at Dover Air Force Base; Friendly’s FacesPlus: Tons of Top Chef alumni are opening restaurants; and Popeye’s introduces Dip’n Chik’n nuggets, all in our morning news roundup.
  32. Bankruptcy
    Gino’s East May Purchase Giordano’sThis is an interesting twist in the story.
  33. Bankruptcy
    Giordano’s Crazy Bankruptcy Case Managed to Get CrazierAnti-government activists are never the right people to take to a court case.
  34. Bankruptcy
    Giordano’s Former President Linked to Anti-Government GroupThe Chicago pizzeria still puts out a good pie.
  35. Lawsuits
    In-the-Hole Joe Tecce’s Blames Big Dig for BankruptcyJoe Tecce’s goes for broke.
  36. Mediavore
    Deer Cull Program Produces 18,000 Pounds of Venison For the Hungry; Harry &Plus: No one knows how much caffeine is bad for you; and Subway serves chicken tikka in India, all in our morning news roundup.
  37. Mediavore
    Rising Corn Prices Blamed For Delaware Chicken Processor’s Demise; LibyaPlus: A House panel in Minnesota wants to prevent obese people form suing fast food chains; and rising food costs are fueling protests in Libya, all in our morning news roundup.
  38. Bankruptcy
    Giordano’s Files for Bankruptcy; Remains OpenDon’t worry, you’ll still be able to get your five pound stuffed pizza from Giordano’s.
  39. Mediavore
    Hundreds of ‘Loko-Vores’ Flock to Adsum; A&P Bankruptcy PutsPlus an oatmeal craze sweeps the nation, and Tofutti ice cream cones get recalled, all in our morning news roundup.
  40. Financial Woes
    Harlem Jobs Generator, Gospel Uptown, Files for BankruptcyOnce a beacon of hope, Gospel Uptown is now in trouble.
  41. Bankruptcy
    Uno Chicago Grill Exits BankruptcyThe chain is over $100 million closer to being debt free.
  42. Mediavore
    Market Won’t Shutter; McDonald’s Threatens Allston ClosurePlus: soy milk could get a new label, and the provenance of AriZona Iced Tea, all in our morning news roundup.
  43. Foodienomics
    Berry Chill Blames Loop Locations for BankruptcyDon’t worry, they already have plans for more stores.
  44. Financial Woes
    Ollie’s Noodle Shop Joins the Bankruptcy BunchBut is it the Chinese chain that served Tina Fey a bandage salad?
  45. Closings
    Miracle Grill Went Out Owing $380,000Dissecting the departed restaurant’s corpse.
  46. Bankruptcy
    Taco Del Mar BankruptWill this derail the chain’s plans for a Chicago location?
  47. Endangered
    Uno Chicago Grill, BankruptHot on the heels of closing sixteen restaurants last week, the chain has filed for bankruptcy protection.
  48. Endangered
    Daphne’s Plans to Survive Despite BankruptcyA Greek chain struggles in its native Southern California.
  49. Neighborhood Watch
    Recette Replaces Jarnac in January; Indian Food for Park SlopePlus: Christmas Eve brings bankruptcy, not Santa, to two restaurants; and Kim Severson needs help from Fort Greene locals, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  50. Lawsuits
    Foreclosed Mall Sues Bankrupt RestaurantThe Westgate mall is suing Brigham’s for nonpayment of rent.
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