Two Elkhart County restaurants are closing or already closed.
Il Forno, 127 S. Main St., announced it will be closing on Dec. 21.
The post, presumably from owner Mario Garber, indicates that after seven years, the restaurant will shut down.
I haven’t had a chance to talk to Mario yet, but hope to soon.
The restaurant business is hard. He and his family gave it a good go. I wonder if another downtown restaurant will emerge as he leaves.
It also appears that 17 Cuisine is done. The restaurant appears to be out of business, the phone number doesn’t work and the Facebook page is gone. A reader Jon A. also tipped me that it appears to be done and said there’s a “Warning No Trespassing” sign on the door. That’s a pretty good indication it’s not open.
I didn’t eat there. I also didn’t hear a lot of good things as Becca and Darren Cornell tried a third restaurant.
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