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Yanyu Closed

DanielleF | Feb 27, 2005 07:56 AM

The following was posted on the Cleveland Park listserv:

>
> Tonight my fiance and I went to Yanyu in Cleveland Park, one of our
> favorite upscale Asian restaurants, and we were stunned to see a
> hastily-drawn sign in the window noting that they were closed...
and
> thanking customers for their patronage. As we were standing there
> staring blankly at the sign, a (former) Yanyu employee that we
> recognized jogged by -- still in the Yanyu wait-staff uniform. Also
> while we were standing there, a group walked past and -- observing
that
> we were staring at the sign in amazement, just as they had a few
hours
> earlier -- told us that they had reservations for tonight, and
nobody
> even called to tell them that Yanyu abruptly closed for good. They
said
> they booked their reservations earlier in the week.
>
> Does anyone have any news about what happened to Yanyu, and why
they
> might have disappeared so suddenly? It seems like a real loss for
the
> Cleveland Park dining scene....

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