Chefs and Restaurants

After Grieving Her Shuttered Restaurant, Delores Tronco Opens The Greenwich

Delores Tronco’s Greenwich Village restaurant, The Banty Rooster, was open for just 96 days before the COVID-19 lockdown occurred, but it was already garnering the attention of Michelin, The New York Times, and Eater, where it had a top spot on the Eater Heat Map. And then overnight, the world and restaurant shut down.

Meanwhile, Tronco’s landlord continued to demand the restaurant’s $23,000 a...