Koo Zee Doo to close

Koo Zee Doo’s owners, Carla Gonçalves and chef David Gilberg.

If you've been meaning to experience the Portuguese-inspired deliciousness of Koo Zee Doo, the Northern Liberties BYOB, you have till July 14.

That will be its last night, according to husband-wife owners Carla Gonçalves and chef David Gilberg.

The lease is up, and "it's not financially viable," Gilberg told me this morning.

Business over the last three and a half years has been up and down, he said - repeating the mantra that afflicts so many BYOBs: "slow during the week and almost too busy Saturday night."

The couple plans to take a step back and resurface elsewhere.

Three-bell reviews from Craig LaBan are here and here.