We reached out to the owner, Sam Cardon, in October of 2015, when there were rumors that he was looking to sell his College Park business. Cardon asked us not to write about it until his plans were more formalized. Cardon then decided not to sell in early 2016.
A formal close date has not been announced at this time, but the following message was posted on the Artichoke Red Facebook page.
“Hello loyal customers and friends of Artichoke Red. We will be closing permanently at the end of November. Thanks you for all of the support over the years, if you need something we still have a limited supply of many items ..”
Here’s a shaky video of the interior by Veganomix on YouTube.