Times are treacherous if you're in the business of serving fancy meals. Not only have several fine-dining restaurants closed in the Columbus area since June, but some industry experts say more closings could follow, the Dispatch reports.

The decline quickened this month with the closing of chef Richard Rosendale's restaurants in the Short North. Morton's the Steakhouse and Handke's Cuisine also closed recently. Although all categories of restaurant concepts are finding it difficult to operate in a down economy, fine-dining restaurants are being hit the hardest.

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