In this 2011 file photo, diners sit at the counter at Cascone’s Grill 17 E. 5th Street in the City Market area, where they can chat with the staff and watch their breakfast being cooked. The restaurant has announced it is closing its River Market location.
In this 2011 file photo, diners sit at the counter at Cascone’s Grill 17 E. 5th Street in the City Market area, where they can chat with the staff and watch their breakfast being cooked. The restaurant has announced it is closing its River Market location. Susan Pfannmuller Susan Pfannmuller/Special to The Star
In this 2011 file photo, diners sit at the counter at Cascone’s Grill 17 E. 5th Street in the City Market area, where they can chat with the staff and watch their breakfast being cooked. The restaurant has announced it is closing its River Market location. Susan Pfannmuller Susan Pfannmuller/Special to The Star

Joyce Smith has covered restaurant and retail news for The Star since 1989 under the brand Cityscape. She appreciates news tips.