food: April 2009 Archives

Ethel's Chocolate Lounge exiting Chicago

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Five of the six Ethel's Chocolate Lounges are closing by the end of April. The high-end chocolate store and "hangout," an experiment from confectionary giant Mars Inc., has been operating in the Chicago area since 2006. Ethel's chocolates will continue to be available online, and its eight Las Vegas stores remain open.



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In New York, old-world gourmet retailer Balducci's is closing both its locations by the end of April. The grocery store, which dates back 63 years to the Greenwich Village, gave up its original location in 2003. Balducci's has since expanded to eight locations throught the northeast, none of which have been reported as slated to close.


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