Namu in the Inner Richmond Is Closing

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The Lee brothers photo by Mohammad Gorjestani.

I was sorry to learn in the Inside Scoop that ~NAMU~ will be closing after service wraps up on Christmas Eve. It ends up the Lee brothers couldn’t reach a lease renewal agreement with their landlord, so they decided to close their five-year-old Inner Richmond restaurant. Looks like we’ll just need to wait for their upcoming izakaya (Namu Gaji) to open in the Mission in early 2012, and as previously reported in the ‘hopper, chef Dennis Lee will be busy with his upcoming collaboration as the chef for the Magnolia Brewpub in the Dogpatch.