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Talara to close on Feb. 7 in Harbor East
Talara to close on Feb. 7 in Harbor East

The Harbor East restaurant Talara is closing and its last day of operation will be Feb. 7, according to general manager Ebony Booth. The restaurant's owners, the Pittsburgh-based Big Y Restaurant Group, referred a reporter to Booth. Big Y, which is named for its founder, the French-born chef Yves Carreau, operates five concepts in Pittsburgh, including a Nuevo Latino restaurant named Seviche, whose menu of marinated raw fish and Miami-inspired Art Deco interior was the direct inspiration for Talara. Talara was the only restaurant that Big Y operated outside Pittsburgh, and the owners have no plans to try to reopen Talara or any other restaurant in Baltimore, Booth said. "It...