Butcher and the Boar has closed for good, according to reports.
The Minneapolis restaurant known for its meat and whiskey notified employees Monday night that it would be closing for good, according to Mpls. St. Paul Magazine.
Owner Doug Van Winkle spoke to WCCO about the closure, saying several things played a factor, including the COVID-19 pandemic, social unrest in Minneapolis, crime and high costs of operating downtown.
It is the latest restaurant to call it quits during the pandemic – here's a list of others.
That said, Twin Cities TV anchor and food writer Jason DeRusha notes that the restaurant's problems predate the pandemic.