by Nancy Stiles
Chubbies (6227 Delmar Boulevard; 314-725-5000) was one of our favorite places in the Loop, with one caveat: It would close for days or even weeks at a time with no explanation. We feared it had shut its doors for good last summer, but one day in August it miraculously reopened. Unfortunately, it seems we won't be so lucky this time.
Not only has it been closed for a few weeks, the windows and door have been papered up, and some of the lettering has been scratched off the windows. The building's landlord, Eastgate Investments LLC, confirmed to Gut Check that Chubbies had lost its lease and would not be reopening.
We were unable to reach owner Walid Othman for comment.
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