The eatery reportedly stopped serving its normal Japanese-themed cuisine last month and began selling diner-style food through a to-go window. When Hurricane Sandy swept through New York City at the end of October, operations shut down altogether.
Since then, the doors to Ryu have remained shut, and both the restaurant’s OpenTable and Twitter pages are no longer active.
Scott himself apparently cut ties with running Ryu several months ago to pursue other projects and focus on filming Kourtney & Kim Take Miami. But we’re still sorry to see a longtime dream of his go down the drain!