Celebrity chef Tyler Florence has ended his Napa experiment two years after entering the downtown market with a restaurant and retail shop in the on Main Street.
Florence his restaurant Dec. 26 and now has closed the too, according to manager Jessica Bianco.
Last week, Bianco changed the Napa Patch business listings for both the restaurant and the shop to Closed status.
The reports that Florence's departure was a mutual decision made by the Marin-based chef/restaurateur and Riverfront landlord Mike DeSimoni, who told the newspaper he felt Florence hadn't spent enough time at his Napa businesses.
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