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dalton48 Jan 15, 2013 05:38 PM

There had been a sign up since sometime in December saying "Closed for the Holidays", with no opening date indicated. Ran by tonight and there is now a sign in the Aravind location for a forthcoming Nepali restaurant. I had some really great meals there, very sad to see it go.

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    bytepusher RE: dalton48 Jan 15, 2013 05:53 PM

    Nuts

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      Weirdteam RE: dalton48 Jan 16, 2013 11:51 AM

      Aravind was a welcome addition to the Danforth, we live nearby and ate their twice. Food was in the top 5 restaurants on danforth. Too bad it closed, atmosphere did suffer a little.

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        LemonLauren RE: dalton48 Jan 18, 2013 06:36 AM

        I am so sorry to hear this! The food was excellent there (though the service was horrendous)

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          bytepusher RE: LemonLauren Jan 18, 2013 12:39 PM

          I always found the service to be pretty decent, a little nervous maybe but certainly never experienced any of the big service issues (abandonment, rudeness, ordering errors)

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          Deep Puddle RE: dalton48 Jan 18, 2013 07:12 AM

          Link to some additional info:

          http://www.thegridto.com/blog-post/fo...

          Includes comment from Aravind's father (who was the chef) about looking to re-open in another location, possibly on the west side. Too bad for those in the Danforth neighborhood, but hopefully they can find another location where they can thrive.

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