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Lou on Vine closed for vacation?

trolley Aug 31, 2007 11:12 AM

I've always want to go to Lou but it's been closed since the middle of August. I've never heard of a restaurant going on that long of a vacation in the US. unless it's being bought or going through some kind of major change. Does anyone have any details? I was planning on having a wine and cheese get together some where low key in early Sept. I hope it really does re-open.

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    LisaStitch RE: trolley Aug 31, 2007 11:20 AM

    Their website says they will reopen next Wednesday, so you're in luck! I agree it seems pretty rare to completely shut down like that for vacation. Maybe they were doing some work on the place?
    http://www.louonvine.com/

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    1. re: carter
      SauceSupreme RE: carter Aug 31, 2007 08:38 PM

      I remember being in Madrid hoping to score a late lunch, but almost every tapas joint in the city was closed for siesta!

      Nearby low-key alternative - Tasca. Also, if you don't mind the atmosphere, Monsieur Marcel.

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      Tasca Restaurant
      8108 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048

      Mr Marcel's Gourmet Market - duplicate
      236 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

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      fooddude37 RE: trolley Aug 31, 2007 12:21 PM

      Rare as it is, yeah I know someone who works there, and they really are just closed for vacation. Lou does some long hours there so I can understand his need for some time off...

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