Well, that happened quickly. Usually, when we report on Colorado restaurant closures, they're sad developments where a hometown favorite has been operating for years — if not decades — and their demise has been coming for a while.

In this case, we're reporting on closure after just reporting on their grand opening a mere seven months ago!

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In their short time open in Fort Collins, Colorado, this place earned pretty good reviews from the people who had visited and has many airing quite a bit of disappointment that they've abruptly shut their doors after celebrating their grand opening only just Feb. 28 of this year.

Look Back: Holy Jackfruit: Free Meals for First 50 at Native Foods Fort Collins Grand Opening

Native Foods, a small fast-casual vegan food chain based in California, abruptly closed their Foothills Mall location on Sept. 29, with an announcement posted on their door that read:

Dear Loyal Native Foods customers,
We've enjoyed the friendships and loyal customers we've gotten to know and serve over the years and want to thank you for your support. Unfortunately, this month it was necessary for us to make a very tough decision to close our Fort Collins location on September 29, 2023 at 6:30 PM. Our Glendale location will remain open, please visit us (there). We want to thank our dedicated team members for their passion and dedication to Native Foods and wish them much success in their future endeavors.

And just like that, if you blinked, you missed it. Comments online have all echoed the same sentiment: that it was really good if you had a chance to go, and you're probably depressed if you always wanted to try it and never did.

One commenter on Reddit put it best: "Guess that's what happens when you try to open something that is not a hot chicken shop."

These 11 Colorado Restaurants Featured on National Food TV Shows Have Sadly Closed

These Colorado restaurants once rose to fame as part of national broadcasts on the Food Network. Sadly, they are no longer in business. Scroll through the photos below to see these long-lost favorite places in the Centennial State.

Gallery Credit: Wes Adams

Don't Wing It: Here's Your Northern Colorado Chicken Wing Guide

Whether it's Super Bowl Sunday, an average Sunday, or any day - there is never a bad time to indulge in some juicy, delectable, incredible chicken wings.

Aside from the fact that we have a wide variety of food options in Northern Colorado, there are several places to visit to get your wing fill.

If you're ever looking to curb your craving for a good chicken wing - or 20 - use this guide to find your nearest chicken wing haven.

Gallery Credit: Maxx

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