At first glance it looks as though this year's season claimed more than its share of restaurant victims. Of the places that went out of business in recent months, several of them appeared to be high-end, well-funded untouchables: Mayya, Thoa's on Ponce, Petrossian, Jada. But out of all of them, only one -- Mayya -- went into permanent seasonal slump. The rest had opened the previous year, which disqualifies them... More >>>