• Brazen Fox, 106 Third Ave. at 13th St.
The two-level bar-restaurant abruptly shuttered last week. They had been open for takeout and curbside service. A rep confirmed the closure.
• The Nugget Spot, 230 E. 14th St. between Second Avenue and Third Avenue.
Ownership recently announced a closure, though they did leave the door open for a return in an Instagram message:
"It's with a heavy heart that we announce the permanent closure of our 14th Street location. For 7 years we called this home, making friends from all over the world that share the same love for NUGS. We're not throwing in the towel just yet, but in order for us to return in the future we have to take these necessary actions now. "
The Nugget spot, which opened here in October 2013, had been in service for takeout and delivery for part of the summer.
• Hu Kitchen, 78 Fifth Ave. between 13th Street and 14th Street.
A for-rent sign now hangs in the front window of the quick-serve, health-focused restaurant that served made-to-order breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes and well as fresh-pressed juices and other grocery items. (H/T ADJG!) This location opened in October 2012. Their online operation is still in business.
Mancora, which served Peruvian cuisine, moved here from across Sixth Street in June 2017. Both Mancora and Apna, which shared part of the space, have been closed since the March PAUSE. OpenTable list both restaurants as closed.
And a reader recently spotted what was believed to be equipment from Mancora discarded on Avenue A and Sixth Street...