Add another restaurant to the list of Capitol Hill eateries shutting their doors — I-5 Shores’ Il Forno is gone. A Yelper says something about medical issues forcing the closure so this doesn’t seem to fit the ‘economic slowdown’ trend.
Another counter-trend factor — it looks like the Il Forno space has new owners. Here is a recently filed liquor license at the address for something called Knee High, Inc. The new venture is backed by a retired tech IT guy who, according to his LinkedIn profile, is “living the dream” here in Seattle.