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Homewood Restaurant Thai Rickshaw to Close

After three years of business, the Homewood restaurant is calling it quits.

Thai Rickshaw restaurant announced today on their Facebook page they plan on closing after three years of business.

Remorseful comments are already accumulating under the sad announcement:

  • "I need one last Pad khee mow beef!"
  • "Oh nooooooo! Hands down best Thai in the area! Why must you leave us?!"
  • "No!!!!!!"
  • "WTF?! This sucks - the only good curry south of Chicago."
  • "Oh no im sorry!!! :("
  • "this is very sad :("

Patch has been unable to reach owner Peter Soraghan for comment. Thai Rickshaw's last day will be Saturday, Dec. 29.

Tobias Cichon November 27, 2012 at 07:17 PM
I went over there and asked why they were closing. I was told that it had to do with a need for more personal and family time, that there is a young child who needs her mom, and a mom who needs a break.
Monya November 27, 2012 at 10:26 PM
So sad! I'm disappointed.
Ryan Fitzpatrick (Editor) November 27, 2012 at 11:09 PM
Thanks for the info, Tobias!
SRJ November 28, 2012 at 01:14 PM
Geez..... Everything is closing around here. :-/
Beth November 28, 2012 at 01:27 PM
That was the best non-pizza delivery. :(
Barb Ferrari November 28, 2012 at 02:45 PM
SO sorry to hear this news. I had their web page bookmarked, making it so simple to order online before heading home from work.
Bob Levy November 28, 2012 at 05:06 PM
did anyone find out why Bogarts closed?
BlackHawks Fan November 28, 2012 at 06:11 PM
Bogart’s business was in decline due to the economy. The owner had also lost a lot of money when he had to close his Casablanca’s in Tinley Park. The rumor mill is that Homewood raised the liquor license substantially that also helped in his decision.
Joe O'Hara November 29, 2012 at 05:07 PM
"The Rickshaw" was fantastic. We ordered from there a couple times a month. We ordered ONCE after it became The Thai Rickshaw. Not even close. Big disappointment. Golden Buddha also is missed. Great eggrolls. We've been using New Bejing 163rd and Halsted. We like it.
Bob Levy November 30, 2012 at 01:26 PM
In my opinion Eat Rice created a serious competition. We love Eat rice.

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