Bruxie, the fast-casual eatery that turned the standard waffle into the base for a host of playful sweet and savory sandwiches opened less than a year ago and made our list of the ten best new fast-casual restaurants in 2014. But a fun menu full of Belgo-American fare and a spot on Colorado Boulevard, where the Denver restaurant boom has been clearly evident, weren't enough to keep the waffle irons hot: Bruxie is now closed.
A message at Bruxie's phone number states that the restaurant closed "due to unforeseen circumstances" and encourages customers to head to one of the waffle shop's other locations for a fix. Unfortunately for those Denver customers, the other seven outposts are all located in California.
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Matt Stein, the original consulting chef for Colorado's first and only Bruxie, left the group to open his own restaurant, the Chowder Room, at the beginning of this year.