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The Shutter Final Tally: September & October '09

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The months of September and October saw some tragic restaurant—and media—deaths including that of Chanterelle, tapas spot Xunta, and 3rd Ave. neighbors Hea and Daydream. But when compared to the high toll the industry witnessed over the last year, it's really not so bad. A moment of silence while we take a look at the carnage.

September: 19 deaths
Better Burger
Birdies
Cafe Deville
Chanterelle
Comida Mercado Fresco
Country Club
Giambelli
Go Sushi Greenwich Vill
Hea

Kokura
Lulu
Metro Marche
Ollie's 84th and B'way
Park Luncheonette
Rock 'n' Sake
Simon Sips
Sushi Twist
Tea Lounge
Woodson & Ford

October: 18 deaths
Ama
The Bean
Chickpea
Cypress Avenue
Daydream
Free Foods
Lan
Le Souk
Mr. C's
Ole
Pamplona
Playa
Seoul Station
T Thai
Tokyo Bar
I Vandali
Wu Liang Ye
Xunta

And of course, we should take a moment to honor the media deaths of Gourmet magazine and The Feedbag.

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