By Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor Published Apr 30, 2019 at 3:15 PM

Potawatomi Hotel & Casino announced today that RuYi, the Asian fusion restaurant located on the ground floor of the casino at 1721 W. Canal St., will close temporarily, from Monday, May 6 through Thursday, May 16.

The closure will accommodate minor updates to the restaurant space, including the installation of bamboo flooring and new countertops. No significant changes to either the decor or menu are expected.

The restaurant will reopen at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 17. During the closure, guests are invited to enjoy the Hotel & Casino's other eating establishments including the Buffet, Bella Italiana, Canal Street Cafe, Dream Dance Steak, The Fire Pit Sports Bar and Grill and The Menomonee Valley Food Court.

Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor

Lori is an avid cook whose accrual of condiments and spices is rivaled only by her cookbook collection. Her passion for the culinary industry was birthed while balancing A&W root beer mugs as a teenage carhop, fed by insatiable curiosity and fueled by the people whose stories entwine with each and every dish. She’s had the privilege of chronicling these tales via numerous media, including OnMilwaukee and in her book “Milwaukee Food.” Her work has garnered journalism awards from entities including the Milwaukee Press Club. 

When she’s not eating, photographing food, writing or recording the FoodCrush podcast, you’ll find Lori seeking out adventures with her husband Paul, traveling, cooking, reading, learning, snuggling with her cats and looking for ways to make a difference.