Money Troubles Bedevil Local Restaurateur



If the name Danny York isn't familiar to you, perhaps some of his restaurants will be.

York is the owner of Merchants restaurant, owned Mère Bulles until last year, owned Princeton's Grille and Bistro 215. At one time he owned The Trace.

And he owns Sante Fe Cattle Company, a chain of steak houses having financial troubles, according to a story today at

Today, York and Santa Fe are both in bankruptcy. Santa Fe has been working on a reorganization under Chapter 11 since July, but one of its main secured creditors is opposing its plans. York personally filed for Chapter 7 liquidation on Aug. 17, listing assets of $2.1 million and liabilities of $13.9 million. Both filings are in Nashville's U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

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