JC Hibachi Closed?

Posted on: July 21st, 2010 at 6:12 am by

Something is definitely amiss at the newish JC Hibachi on upper Orchard Street.  Their security gates remain drawn during peak hours, and we can’t reach anyone for more information.  There are no signs or announcements near the entrance, and the phone rings ad nauseum with no pickup.

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The apparent closure comes a couple months after Community Board 3 denied [PDF] their application for a wine and beer license.  The official website is still promoting grand opening deals from back in April.  Time stands still.  JC Hibachi first planted its flag at 198A Orchard Street back in early March.  The space was formerly occupied by Open the Sesame Noodle Bar.

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