A week or so ago, the Five Boroughs Deli rather mysteriously closed. My girlfriend, who works in the area, has not been able to get any details, but she does know that the staff was not informed until the last day.
A sign on the door reads, "Business For Sale." Another reads, "Restaurant Equipment For Sale."
I think we can agree on the fact that it wasn't Chicago's best deli, by a longshot. However, I think that it did serve the immediate area quite well. I am also of the opinion that it was vastly superior to Brett's, Wells St. Deli, and the TWO Subways.
The 5 Boroughs Deli
738 N. Wells