BarFry, Josh DeChellis' eight month-old deathwatched tempura bar finally and inevitably shuttered. A tipster notes that over the past few weeks the restaurant took the menus off the door and axed the lunch service, but it was just yesterday that the ominous newspapers went back up on the windows. Signs this place was doomed: the theme (novel at best), the lack of a liquor license in the early stages, and the sad last ditch effort of offering free bar food from 4 - 6 p.m. and an 11 p.m. happy hour (the stunt that put BarFry on the Deathwatch).
But don't worry too much about DeChellis. Last month it came out that he was teaming up with none other than Will Goldfarb, Zak Pelaccio, and Robert Truitt on a project called The Windsor right next door to BarFry at 48 Carmine. Pelaccio made an appearance at a CB2 meeting to get a liquor license for the place last month, and a sign on the door is directing all deliveries to BarFry.
· Deathwatch: BarFry [~E~]
· First Word: Pelaccio, DeChellis and Goldfarb Collab on The Windsor [~E~]