Cloud told Eater that the group was “reeling” after the closure of Bar Americano and was trying to regroup, but that a “legal battle” with Ponce City Market owners Jamestown over the Mercury’s lease led to the closure.
In a statement provided to the AJC, Jamestown said: “It’s unfortunate that over expansion and poor finances have forced a successful restaurant like The Mercury to close its doors.”
Adam Waller recently returned as 10 Apart’s culinary director and chef for The Mercury after stints at Empire State South and Bocado.
The AJC has reached out to 10 Apart for more comment.
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