Summer is here and unfortunately that means it’s closing season for South Florida restaurants. Three new casualties have been reported in the past week due to Miami’s notorious "slow season."
MIDTOWN — Midtown’s relative newcomer Apeiro has announced that it will close immediately for the next 60 days to "to resolve some design issues and renovate" according to a statement from reps. [EaterWire]
SOUTH MIAMI — The longtime diner inside Allen’s Drugstore, S&S Diner South, will be closing for good in July, according to its Facebook. Leasing negotiations are to blame and according to the post, "the owner of the strip mall did not want to offer us the opportunity for to sign a new lease." Plans to relocate are under way, no word on when or where that might happen. [Facebook]
NORTH MIAMI — King’s Pizza in North Miami shut down a few weeks back, for unknown reasons. The restaurant’s website also now redirects NSFW site. No word what’s next for the space or the pizzeria. [Miami New Times]
SOUTH BEACH — Red Ginger has temporarily shut down after Saturday’s dinner service. It plans to re-open "with a reworked menu in time for Miami's fall season." For those questioning if it will really come back, its managing principal Jared Galbut promises it will "1,000 percent" return. [Miami New Times]