Two very different restaurants closed over the weekend: Corner House , which opened in Jefferson Park in January 2013 with major hoopla but also had some major problems, and the Cherry Creek location of Earls, a link in a national chain that blames "ongoing construction" in the area for the closure. The Corner House space is slated to become another restaurant; Earls leaves behind two surviving locations in the metro area.
Our commenters are not in mourning...
What happened to Corner House? Says Rhiannon:
I live in Jefferson Park but was never inclined to visit Corner House. The menu just wasn't the right fit for the laid-back neighborhood and seem over-ambitious from the start. Look at Sassafras just a few blocks north that has people lining up for hours..right menu, right location.
As for Earls, says Bsquared5280:
Not that I would go to Earls, but the disaster of roads that is Cherry Creek keeps me away as well.
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What kinds of restaurant would you like to see going into the Corner House space? And what could survive the upheaval in Cherry Creek?