Openings and Closings

Tom's Home Cooking Closes in Five Points

Last month, Tom Unterwagner and Steve Jankousky, owners of Tom's Home Cookin' in Five Points, put their restaurant up for sale. Fans of the Southern-style kitchen who lined up every weekday for lunch hoped that Tom's would continue to serve the meatloaf, mac and cheese, chicken and dumplings, and other country fare that has made the place such a hit since it opened more than fifteen years ago. And the partners even hinted that they were just testing the waters to see what the property was worth.

But today the owners Tweeted that the building has sold and Tom's is closed. A photo of the message on the door of the restaurant was included in the Tweet:

We can only agree with @GMHertz, who was quick to respond on Twitter:

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Mark Antonation is the former Westword Food & Drink Editor. In 2018, he was named Outstanding Media Professional by the Colorado Restaurant Association; he's now with the Colorado Restaurant Foundation.
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