A California wildfire has completely burned down a famous three-Michelin star restaurant in the Napa Valley.
A local ABC affiliate reported that the acclaimed The Restaurant in The Woodwood was reduced to rubble Monday at the Glass Fire and forced thousands to flee their homes through Nappa County.
“We are all broken,” TRAM chief chef Christopher Costo wrote on Instagram on Monday.
“A eulogy is worthy, and will be given in due time … For now, I would like to thank all TRAMily who have ever received this magical place – and to all the guests who have endeavored for these polymorphs. Has enjoyed. ”Costo continued.
Insider reported that there are plans to renovate and reopen the restaurant.
“The Copa Valley and California have seen their share of challenges and have always demonstrated a resilience that others emulate,” Costo told the outlet. “The important thing right now is to protect life and property, and address the larger issue of climate change.”
The fast-growing glass fire ignited in the Napa Valley at around 4 am local time on Sunday morning and tripled in size over the course of a day. It has now burned 42,560 acres with 0 percent control, the station reported.
Gov. Gavin Newsome on Monday declared a state of emergency in the Nappa, Sonoma and Shasta counties as fires burn in the area.
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“If you are in the area, please be safe and heed all the warnings of your local authorities.” Tweeted.
CNN reported that Meadowood’s restaurant was one of at least 80 buildings destroyed by Glass Fire, which have also consumed homes and wineries.
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The restaurant at Meadowood was one of just seven restaurants in the state to receive three stars.
“There is so much concentration of this nostalgic style of food in some parts of the country: lavish destination restaurants with great reputation, exceptional food and deep wine cellars,” New York Times critic Tejal Rao, in a review of 2019 TRAM and other fine dining Written option in Napa field.
Rao called the food “delicious”, but offered “monotonous” offerings, “amazing precision, sky-high prices and an enticing kind of prophecy” to the country’s elite.
This article was originally published with the New York Post.