Lamar Union restaurant Vox Table is now closed, as confirmed by a tipster and a staffer for the mixed-use development. Several Yelpers took to the website to complain over last-minute canceled Valentine’s Day reservations yesterday through text messages noting that “they would ‘not be able to honor’” reservations, according to Elizabeth V.
Calls to the restaurant remained unanswered and reservations for the restaurant through Resy aren’t available anymore. Eater has reached out for more information; watch this space for updates.
Update, February 19: Vox Table now-former general manager Louie Ricardo confirmed the shutter with a public Facebook post where he apologized for the very last-minute Valentine’s Day cancellations. He said they weren’t allowed to tell would-be diners that the restaurant was actually closing, so they had to blame “kitchen issues,” and he regretted sharing guest email addresses (as noted in this Yelp review). Read on for his full note below.
Vox Table owner Vincent Manguino opened the French and Spanish-influenced New American restaurant with chef Joe Anguiano (formerly of Eleven Plates and Wine) in April 2015. Currently, the team includes executive pastry chef Timothy Roberts. Previous staffers have included former beverage director Travis Tober, Madelyn Kay who left at the end of 2017, and former executive pastry chef Annabelle Turner.
Manguino and business partner Brent Oxley also opened a modern Mexican restaurant within the same Lamar Union development, El Burro, which also closed quickly and suddenly seven months later.
Vox Table is the latest in the Lamar Union restaurant shutters. See: Cantine, Delicious, the aforementioned El Burro. However, Cantine is now replaced with a Japanese restaurant, Soto, El Burro’s space will become an Asian restaurant, and a new market and restaurant is slated for Delicious’ space.
I would personally like to apologize to any guests that were affected by the sudden closure of the restaurant. The...Posted by Louie Ricardo on Friday, February 16, 2018
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