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Citronelle Closes Due to Water Damage

The Washington Post's Tom Sietsema tweeted news this afternoon that Michel Richard's Citronelle in Georgetown has been shut down due to water damage. Richard's publicist Mel Davis tells Y&H plans are uncertain:

This is what we know so far…due to extensive water damage, the Latham Hotel & Citronelle are closing today Thursday July 12, 2012.  The building will be evaluated for the full extent of the repairs, but we are expecting that it may take up to 6 months to complete the necessary improvements.  Michel does not have plans for Citronelle at this time – we have just found out this news.

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  • John Humphries

    What a tragedy. My favorite restaurant in the D.C. area Wonder what happened to cause the flood?

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