Who owns Taste of Saigon at Rockville Town Square announced today the Vietnamese restaurant will close on March. 15 and thanked customers for his or her loyalty in the last 24 years.
Liem Tu announced the closure within an email to supporters, buddies and family.
“You know my parents, aunts, uncles and cousins,” authored Tu. “You viewed my buddy and me develop and begin our very own families. Consequently, we’ve had the pleasure of serving you, celebrating your milestones and being a member of your traditions.
“On account from the Tu family, I wish to appreciate your loyalty and friendship during the last 24 years. When my loved ones gone to live in the U . s . States and opened up Taste of Saigon, I don’t think they ever imagined being so cordially accepted. We’re closing this chapter with incredible recollections.”
Tu’s parents as well as their brothers and sisters opened up center in 1990 on Hugerford Drive in Rockville then later moved it to Rockville Town Square in 2008. His family fled South Vietnam as refugees in 1975 and labored for fifteen years in the region before raising enough funds to spread out the Rockville restaurant, that is modeled on the restaurant his mother owned in Saigon.
Inside a phone interview, Tu stated the 2nd generation of his family members have managed to move on with other careers outdoors the restaraunt.
"When my loved ones emigrated in the finish of war they labored fifteen years to spread out this restaurant," Tu stated. "Their American dream ended up being to develop a better existence for his or her children, my cousins, my buddy and i believe they achieved that."
Center is renowned for its pho, shrimp-and-lotus salad and crisp Saigon crepe with shrimp, chicken, bean sprouts and onions. It had been featured in Bethesda Magazine’s 25 Favorite Ethnic Restaurants feature in 2013.
Tu stated there is no plans for an additional Taste of Saigon right now.
The closure represents another business out at Federal Real estate’s Rockville Town Square, even though this you will soon get replaced. In the last six several weeks the companies which have closed include Oro Pomodoro, Cosi, Pho & Rolls, Carbón Peruvian Grill and Hair Cuttery.
Federal Real estate lately announced that highly-touted Chinese chef Peter Chang will open a cafe or restaurant in Rockville Town Square in 2015. The Washington Publish reported Chang’s restaurant will require Taste of Saigon’s 3,100-square-feet space and start updating it when it’s vacated.
When requested concerning the vacancies in August, Federal Real estate issued an announcement saying it’s constantly searching for brand new dining options to increase the event and intends to announce new additions soon.
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