12/09/2013 02:22 pm ET

Eataly's Jammed-Packed Weekend Leads To Closure, Bummed Customers

Joseph Erbentraut/The Huffington Post

RIVER NORTH — After a long first weekend jam-packed with shopping and revelry, River North's new mega-grocery Eataly called in sick Monday to recuperate.

"We have decided to close the store on Monday ... in order to preserve our standards of quality and service," the high-end Italian concept store posted on its website Monday morning.

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