Regional chain Flatbread Neapolitan Pizzeria acquired a awesome nod final calendar year when it was named the very best in Idaho by an intercontinental journey web site.
But, regrettably, its downtown Boise place appears to have folded like a pizza box.
Google labels the company shutdown as non permanent. And a indication on the doorway at 800 W. Principal St. implies that the closure is for “the foreseeable long run.” But Flatbread’s cellular phone variety has been disconnected. And the next-flooring room within the Zions Lender building has been shown for lease as a “turnkey restaurant” in a “highly noticeable downtown Boise corner location.”
Flatbread founder Robert Lumsden did not react to a text message, nor to an electronic mail asking if the closure was everlasting. Randy Limani of brokerage Arthur Berry & Business acknowledged an electronic mail but did not promptly remedy regardless of whether the cafe had completely shuttered.
Below, in element, is Flatbread’s observe to consumers, nonetheless posted as of Tuesday: “Simply set, the deficiency of people required to adequately workers our kitchen ensuing in our inability to keep reliable functioning hours has still left us with getting to near our doorways at this place for the foreseeable long term.
“After getting the satisfaction of serving you from this gorgeous cafe for in excess of 8 years, we say thank you!
“We invite you to pay a visit to our other areas in Bown Crossing, the authentic of 17 several years, and our locale at the Eagle Island Marketplace, must you need your Flatbread craving glad.”
Flatbread however capabilities the downtown Boise locale on its site, with no indication that it has turned off the oven. In addition to its Boise and Meridian locations, Flatbread also operates a cafe in Salt Lake Metropolis and a further in Bend, Oregon.
In 2021, Massive 7 Journey chose “The 50 Most effective Pizzas in the United States” — a single for each point out — and Flatbread was the Idaho choice for its wood-fired pies. “They load the centre up with toppings,” Massive 7 wrote, “to create a pizza that is unquestionably bursting with flavour by means of each one mouthful.”
(“Centre”? “Flavour”? Indeed, Significant 7 Vacation is headquartered in the United Kingdom.)
Flatbread’s closure and lease listing were being very first claimed by BoiseDev.
This tale was initially revealed May possibly 17, 2022 1:55 PM.