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, the first winner of the season's Top Chef Masters*,
is going to pull the plug on her namesake restaurant
at the Renaissance Hotel in Long Beach. Food GPS broke the story.
Other food blogs, at least the ones more concerned with L.A. restaurants, are looking at the bright side: It means Tracht has more time to devote to her newest concept called Suzpree, an Asian inspired place that Tracht is opening with longtime partner Preech Narkthong.
Unfortunately, for those in the LBC and OC, the new restaurant be in L.A.
*SPOILER: ...who was recently eliminated in the Champion's round.