It was a bright but short run for The Local. The downtown Phoenix restaurant opened on Roosevelt Row this spring, and almost exactly six months to date from its official opening, it has shuttered.
Lauren Saria The Local's Chris McKinley
"We poured our hearts and souls into it, but at the end of the day if the numbers don't add up . . . it is what it is," says The Local chef and co-owner Chris McKinley.