Purloo, chef Ryan Hughes' Southern-inspired restaurant inside the Southern Food & Beverage Museum (1504 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., 504-569-0405; www.natfab.org), has closed.
Hughes (pictured) opened the restaurant in January 2015. A post on the restaurant's Facebook page confirmed the news, and implied the restaurant may reopen at a new location in the future. No word on when or where. A call to Hughes was not immediately returned.