More news on Macaroni Bar: chef Sergio Mattoscio will not return when the restaurant re-opens sometime in March or April. A spokesperson for the restaurant says that Mattoscio "just decided to move on to other projects."
The same spokesperson reports that the restaurant had to close to address some problems with the building's foundation (not uncommon in the Plateau). Management has taken the opportunity to give the space a facelift. All employees have apparently been invited back to work once the makeover is complete.