But a closer look reveals the closing isn't permanent; signs indicate that every Colfax denizen's favorite stop for a cheap meal is on the move, and will soon reopen at 571 East Colfax Avenue — the space that was home to Pizza Fusion from 2011 to 2015.
No doubt many will miss the old Bourbon Grill, which began slinging bird in 2002, and might be reluctant to actually enter a building to place an order. But the new spot will offer something the original never had: indoor seating.
The restaurant is expected to open in three weeks or so. Already, a big new Bourbon Grill sign has been mounted above the corner at Colfax and Pearl Street, a sign that, given time, will become as iconic as the red awning ten blocks east. Progress on the move can be followed on the Grill's Instagram page.
Will the move affect the flavor of the chicken, or will the new Capitol Hill setting gain its own following and fame? We'll know in about three weeks.