For every restaurant that makes it, there are probably five more that peter out. According one study of restaurants in Columbus, Ohio, approximately one in four restaurants will shutter or change ownership within their first year, and approximately 60 percent will do the same within three years of opening.
Eater asked you, to tell us which restaurants of the past get you most nostalgic. We received a ton of great feedback in the forums, as well as on Facebook and Twitter. Below, in no particular order, are the restaurants you missed.
Jim's Garage, Money Tree, Opus One, The Golden Mushroom, The Little Café, Tribute, Il Posto, Dona Lola's, Saltwater, Bourbon Steak, R.I.K.s, Twingo's, Original Lelli's, Mauna Loa, Harlequin Café, Van Dyke Place, Emily's, Little Harry's, Agave, Stewart's, Caucus Club, Chris and Carl's Diner , Hella's Greektown, Benno's, Susie Q's, Baile Corcaigh, Original Joe Muers, Pointe BBQ, Original London Chop House, Atlas Global Bistro, Chung's, Chuck Muer's Taverns, Elis Boyce, Casa de Espana, Lindell A.C., Turtle Soup Inn, The Original Shields, Savina's, Old Mill, Northeastern Bakery, Casino Bar & Grill, Nicholson's
Which restaurants are you nostalgic for? Share in the comments and then head back to the Power Hour for more coverage.