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Hunky Dory & Bernadine’s Finally Call It Quits

The Treadsack drama was just too much to overcome

Bye bye, Bernadine’s
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Folks around Houston have been wondering for weeks how long beleaguered restaurant group Treadsack would be able to keep the doors open at Bernadine’s and Hunky Dory. Now, the once-popular restaurants are calling it quits.

In a post uploaded to the Bernadine’s Facebook page, Treadsack announced the shutter of both spots. The statement was short and sweet, and didn’t dig into the legal and financial drama swirling behind the scenes at Treadsack, which is currently facing a lawsuit from investors and recently filed for bankruptcy protection.

Scope out the full statement from Bernadine’s below:

It is with great sadness that we announce the closing of Bernadine's and Hunky Dory. Our last service will be Wednesday,...

Опубліковано Bernadine's 18 травня 2017 р.

Both Hunky Dory and Bernadine’s earned raves in their short lives from local critics, and the latter was named Eater Houston’s Restaurant of the Year in 2016. But, considering that both restaurants lost their top chefs in recent weeks amidst all the chaos, it’s not surprising that Treadsack tried to pull the plug.

At present, it appears that Down House, D&T Drive Inn, and Johnny’s Gold Brick, also owned by Treadsack, will remain open. Stay tuned for more details on this story.