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The Shutter: Sumi Closes After 23 Years

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All closure notices arrive via The Shutter. Drop your sightings in the tip jar.
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The Castro: Fresh balloons mean open, but alas, dead balloons mean doneski. Right on schedule, this weekend marked the swan song of 23-year-old fusion joint Sumi. We shared the namesake proprietor's goodbye letter a few weeks ago, when Sumi first announced her retirement, and now, one final weekend bash was met by the official arrival of the shutter. Next up for the space: it will soon become Sumi Sushi, with much of the same staff still aboard, albeit with a tweaked menu and concept.
· EaterWire: Sumi to Retire, Shutter Castro Joint [~ESF~]

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