Citing health issues faced by their owner, Chef Paddy Rawal, Santa Fe Indian food restaurant

announced on Facebook today that it would close following dinner service on Saturday, Sept. 23:

"It is with deep sadness that we announce Raaga will close Saturday, Sept. 23. Upon the advice of his physician, Chef Paddy can no longer maintain the pace that Raaga demands. He will be fine, but needs to make some painful decisions. Please come in this last week to taste Raaga's fine cuisine and give the Chef a hug."


Opened in 2011, Raaga has been a popular downtown eatery for locals and tourists alike. It has been featured in SFR's Restaurant Guide on numerous occasions. Further information is not available as of this moment, but SFR has reached out to Chef Rawal and will update this story with any new developments.