Every neighborhood needs a neighborhood Italian restaurant, and Old South Pearl Street had Palizo Italiano. But it wasn't quite what the neighbors wanted, apparently, because Palizo has closed. The restaurant left this message on its Facebook page earlier this week:
For 2 1/2 years, Palizo Italiano has been a Platt Park Neighborhood staple for Italian food in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. It is through our great team and loyal guests that we have had such a tremendous run. It saddens us to say, that our run has come to an end. Thanks to all those who have supported Palizo over the years and so many thanks to South Pearl Street and our Palizo family.Kaos Pizzeria, Bird and Uno Mas Taqueria, which happens to serve up one of our favorite bowls of green chile in town. All three seem to be going strong.
Here's our complete list of restaurant and bar openings and closings for the week of November 18, 2019, plus links to coverage of current and upcoming activity.
Restaurants and Bars Opening This Week*
BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse, 14245 West Colfax Avenue, Lakewood
Chicken Rebel (Saturday), 3618 Tejon Street
Frank & Roze, 4097 East Ninth Avenue
Goku Hibachi Express, 14207 East Colfax Avenue, Aurora
Leevers Locavore, 2630 West 38th Avenue
Magnolia Cajun Dining, 1446 South Broadway
Pho Lang Co, 2233 South Monaco Parkway
Slim Chickens, 3900 Tower Road, Aurora
Restaurants and Bars Closing This Week*
Palizo Italiano, 1472 South Pearl Street
The Royal, 4000 Tennyson Street
Snow Lab, 4360 East Evans Avenue
*Or earlier, and not previously reported.