Hinman's article was published online on Wednesday, March 4. At that time, Red had reopened. However, as of 5:15 p.m. today, when Red should have been open for dinner, the restaurant was dark, and the front door was padlocked shut.
This morning I called both of Red's original owners, Kirk Appazeller and Derek Onstott, and asked whether Red had closed for good. Each declined to comment. Calls to the restaurant itself went to a message stating that "Memory is full" and asking for an input code.
More as I learn it.
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