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Celebrity photo shoot closes Fourth Street

  • Restaurant owner/ author Guy Fieri poses for photographer Sherrie Blondin in front of his Tex Wasabi's restaurant on 4th Street in Santa Rosa. Traffic on the street was closed during the shoot.

Who was important enough to shut down a downtown Santa Rosa city block for almost two hours Monday?

Guy Fieri, that?s who.

The Santa Rosa restaurateur and Food Network star obtained a permit from the city to have Fourth Street between Mendocino Avenue and B Street closed Monday morning.

Guy Fieri Photo Shoot

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The application said Fieri was shooting photos for a new book, according to a city official.

The event took place outside Fieri?s Rock N? Roll Sushi restaurant on Fourth and included one of his trademark vintage cars.

Fieri paid $75 for the permit. Such applications are granted on a case-by-case basis, said Stephanie Acuna, an administrative assistant in the city manager?s office.


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