List of defunct restaurants of the United States

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Below is a list of defunct restaurants of the United States.

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N–Z[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aaron Binder Obituary". Legacy.com.
  2. ^ Martinez, Al (October 25, 1994). "Aching With Aaron". Los Angeles Times.
  3. ^ "SEC Administrative Ruling 3-4857" (pdf). Security and Exchange Commission. June 30, 1975.
  4. ^ "All American Burger To File Under Chapter 11". Wall Street Journal. April 20, 1981. p. 38. (Subscription required (help)). Alternate Link via ProQuest.
  5. ^ "All-American Burger Franchises". Wall Street Journal. January 16, 1980. p. 43. (Subscription required (help)). Alternate Link via ProQuest.
  6. ^ Delugach, Al (October 8, 1981). "All-American Burger Founder Is Accused of Fraud by the SEC". Los Angeles Times. p. G3. (Subscription required (help)). Alternate Link via ProQuest.
  7. ^ "Chipotle Lovers Rejoice! New Location Opening on Sunset". Weho Daily. October 9, 2010.
  8. ^ Tomicki, Hadley (April 30, 2010). "Is Burritofication Kinda Like Scarification?". Grub Street.
  9. ^ "Costa Vida, Bajio to merge". Provo Daily Herald. February 16, 2011.
  10. ^ Warnock, Caleb (February 17, 2011). "Bajios to become Costa Vidas". Provo Daily Herald.
  11. ^ "Utah firm acquires Bajio brand". Salt Lake Tribune. October 30, 2009.
  12. ^ Andrus, Elyssa (January 14, 2003). "Bodacious burros and speedy service at Bajio". Provo Daily Herald.
  13. ^ Luna, Taryn (July 17, 2013). "Last two Brigham's stores must change name: Ice cream parlors bear iconic brand's name". Boston Globe.
  14. ^ Rakauskas, Christine (July 14, 1990). "From Hometown To Nationwide, Duff's Keeps Original Flavor". Orlando Sentinel.
  15. ^ Frydman, Ken (October 5, 1987). "Choice gets new lease on life: revamped buffets rise from defunct Duff's chain. (Choice "All You Care to Eat" Smorgasbord, Duff's Famous Smorgasbord)". Nation's Restaurant News. Archived from the original on July 28, 2014 – via HighBeam Research. (Subscription required (help)).
  16. ^ Chavez, Tim (April 27, 1985). "Restaurant Firm Files Bankruptcy". The Oklahoman.
  17. ^ Kummerlowe, Richard. "Dutch Pantry Family Restaurant". Host of the highways (blog).
  18. ^ Gleiter, Sue (May 15, 2014). "Throwback Thursday: Remember Dutch Pantry Restaurants, the hex signs and apple fritters?". Patriot News.
  19. ^ Ball, Brian R. (September 13, 2012). "Restaurant vet Graydon Webb lands at PSB Realty". Business First.
  20. ^ Eaton, Dan (April 14, 2008). "New era dawning at Rise & Dine with new leadership team in place". Business First.
  21. ^ Brawley, Peggy (June 4, 1984). "Here's the Scoop!". People.
  22. ^ Phillips, Jeff (October 22, 1990). "Ritzy's Discussing Sales of Assets". Business First. Link via ProQuest.
  23. ^ Phillips, Jeff (February 24, 1992). "Ritzy's Owners Seek $100,000 From Franchisee". Business First. Link via ProQuest.
  24. ^ Stuertz, Mark (October 28, 2004). "Ritzy Flitz: Ritzy's making a comeback". Dallas Observer.
  25. ^ "Arizona Probe: Where does the money end up?". Wilmington Morning Star. March 19, 1977. p. 24.
  26. ^ "'Hobo Jo's' A Pipeline For Mafia Cash". The Hour. March 19, 1977. p. 20.
  27. ^ "Reports examine funds diverted From Arizona restaurant chain". Bryan Times. March 19, 1977. p. 10.
  28. ^ "Colony Kitchens Buys Hobo Joe's". Los Angeles Times. April 6, 1971. p. C19. (Subscription required (help)). Alternate Link via ProQuest.
  29. ^ "The Last Howard Johnson's in the Universe". Eater.com. Eater.
  30. ^ "Owner of last Howard Johnson's restaurant charged with sexual abuse". Boston Globe. October 12, 2017.
  31. ^ Richard, Jr., Elliott J (September 22, 1969). "Home to Roost: Excesses of the Fast Food Franchisers Are Catching Up With Some". Barron's. p. 5. Link via ProQuest.
  32. ^ Carey, Bill (September 28, 2000). "Failed Fortunes – Nashville Will Never Forget the Business Debacle That Was Minnie Pearl's Fried Chicken". Nashville Scene. Retrieved February 12, 2012.
  33. ^ "Pantera's pact places pizza operator on map; adding former Godfather's outlets". Nation's Restaurant News. April 7, 1986. Archived from the original on May 18, 2014 – via HighBeam Research. (Subscription required (help)).
  34. ^ "Acquisitions". Los Angeles Times. July 31, 1987.
  35. ^ "Pantera's Makes Chapter 11 Filing". New York Times. September 26, 1989.
  36. ^ Bruno, Karen (June 20, 1988). "Po Folks plans reorganization: top priority: raise capital to wipe out $20M debt". Nation's Restaurant News. Archived from the original on September 27, 2013 – via HighBeam Research. (Subscription required (help)).
  37. ^ "Po Folks Inc. Files For Chapter 11 Status, Posts Loss for Quarter". Wall Street Journal. December 31, 1987. (Subscription required (help)). Alternate Link via ProQuest.
  38. ^ Sword, Doug (December 9, 1985). "Tennessee Firm to Buy Folks Restaurants Inc". Cincinnati Business Courier. Link via ProQuest.
  39. ^ "Sir George's Smorgasbord Stock". Wall Street Journal. April 14, 1969. (Subscription required (help)). Alternate Link via ProQuest.
  40. ^ "Restaurant Acquires New Headquarters". Los Angeles Times. June 22, 1969. (Subscription required (help)). Alternate Link via ProQuest.
  41. ^ "Welcome Owner at Sir George's". Van Nuys Valley News. June 27, 1969. p. 30.
  42. ^ "Wendy's Plans National Market For Chicken, Biscuit Outlets". Ocala Star-Banner. October 12, 1982.
  43. ^ Keegan, William O. (January 14, 1991). "Sisters buyer seeks to revive troubled chain. (Sisters Chicken and Biscuit chain)". Nation's Restaurant News. Archived from the original on September 27, 2013 – via HighBeam Research. (Subscription required (help)).
  44. ^ Mooney, Barbara (October 5, 1992). "Sisters' Rescuer Regrets Decision: Chicken Chain's Ills Stifle Latest Venture". Crain's Cleveland Business. Link via ProQuest.
  45. ^ Luca, Dustin (December 6, 2017). "Victoria Station shut down". The Salem News.
  46. ^ "Edward V. Gold, 70, the Founder Of the Wimpy's Restaurant Chain". New York Times. October 16, 1977. p. 42. (Subscription required (help)). Alternate Link via ProQuest.
  47. ^ "Restaurant Chain Formed". New York Times. April 5, 1957. p. 50. (Subscription required (help)). Alternate Link via ProQuest.
  48. ^ Lazarus, George (July 28, 1978). "Wimpy's for sale; is there 2d Ray Kroc?". Chicago Tribune. p. D9. Alternate Link via ProQuest.
  49. ^ "Edward V. Gold, 'Wimpy' Entrepreneur". Washington Post. October 17, 1977. p. C6. (Subscription required (help)). Alternate Link via ProQuest.
  50. ^ "Wuv's Chain Files Under Chapter 11". New York Times. December 23, 1981.
  51. ^ Edwards, John G. (September 30, 1986). "ESM Can Keep Money Awarded In Earlier Fraud". Sun Sentinel.
  52. ^ "Wyatt's Cafeterias files Chapter 11 reorganization plan". Business Wire. July 28, 1995.
  53. ^ "Luby's agrees to acquire 22 Wyatt's Cafeterias". Nation's Restaurant News. July 1996. Link via EBSCO.
  54. ^ "Triangle gets OK on Wyatt's bankruptcy reorganization". Nation's Restaurant News. December 1995. Link via EBSCO.
  55. ^ Gilyard, Burl (September 19, 2014). "These Cult Food Brands Still Live On Long Past Their Heyday". Twin Cities Business Magazine.
  56. ^ Stovall, Waltrina (September 1, 1989). "ZuZu". Dallas Morning News (Home Final ed.). p. 7. Link via NewsBank.
  57. ^ Zimmerman, Martin (August 4, 1992). "ZuZu to take stab at franchising jungle - Restaurant chain is hot on expansion". Dallas Morning News (Home Final ed.). p. 1D. Link via NewsBank.
  58. ^ "Borga steps down as ZuZu prexy, coo. (Espartaco Borga resigns as president and chief operating officer of ZuZu Franchising Corp.)". Nation's Restaurant News. October 10, 1994. Archived from the original on October 20, 2013 – via HighBeam Research. (Subscription required (help)).
  59. ^ "Charity begins on bank auction block". Houston Business Journal. November 30, 1997.
  60. ^ Morrison, Melissa (November 8, 1989). "Authenticity makes Zuzu - Assembly-line tostadas not on menu of SMU-area eatery". Dallas Morning News (Home Final ed.). p. 6K. Link via NewsBank.
  61. ^ Parker, Penny (February 16, 1995). "ZuZu opening 35 health-Mex outlets in Colorado". Denver Post (Rockies ed.). pp. C–1. Link via NewsBank.
  62. ^ Tannenbaumm, Jeffrey A. (August 12, 1997). "Venture Gives Arby's Some Serious Indigestion". Wall Street Journal.