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Deathwatching: Dani Goes Bye-Bye

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2008_01_dani.jpgThe sign currently posted at Dani reads, and this is verbatim,

As of January 1, 2008 Dani will no longer be serving lunch. Dani will remain open as a special events space, available for private and corporate functions.

For more information on events please contact
Daniela IL Grande at Daniela@danirestuarnat or 212-633-9355 ext. 5

The staff at Dani would like to thank our loyal customers for their patronage and wish a Happy New Year to all.

Chef Owner Don Pintabona

The Deathwatch committee is fairly satisfied that a restaurant not serving breakfast, lunch or dinner on a regular basis can be considered closed. Therefore, the paperwork:

Status: CLOSED
Time on the 'Watch: 7 weeks
Prognosis/Analysis: West Soho isn't the place for a restaurant trying to focus on lunch and private events business. Good chef, good menu, bad attempted saves, worse location. There is some good money behind Dani, so perhaps it will come back as something more casual and conducive to delivery. Ie. making money.

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