By CBS Baltimore Staff

WASHINGTON, DC (WJZ) — A Michelin Star restaurant in Washington D.C. is temporarily closing in part due to cicada season.

Little Pearl’s owner Aaron Silverman told The Washingtonian that they will close for about a month on May 10 to retrain, renovate and clean, but also because of cicadas season.

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With 80% percent of their dining being outdoors in a garden area, cicadas could become an issue for diners, he told them.

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Silverman said those with reservations can reschedule them with their sister restaurant Rose’s Luxury.

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Popville posted the email the restaurant sent to those with reservations.

CBS Baltimore Staff