A week after 32-year-old Piccolo Venezia said ciao, we're learning that a really old spot, Ida's, is also shutting its doors.
Ida's started serving classic Southern Italian comfort food in 1951. It was unpretentious, solid, and friendly — nothing fancy, nothing put on. Patrick Maguire, who writes the oft-hilarious Server Not Servant industry blog, Tweeted a photo of a sign on the door, thanking customers for their loyalty.
Meanwhile Cantina Italiana, which opened in 1931, still hangs on.