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Aguila y Sol status?

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Maya Oct 13, 2008 12:43 PM

Does anyone know if or when Aguila y Sol will reopen in DF?

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    lakeshore75 Jul 25, 2009 07:36 PM

    The previous posts concerning Aguila y Sol are all from the fall of 2008. Has anything happened since then?

    In 2007, Aguila y Sol was my favorite restaurant in Mexico City, and I ate there three times in two weeks, which earned me a free dessert. It was a shock, last year, to find it not only closed but sealed, with dire threats to anyone who tried to get in.

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    1. re: lakeshore75
      cristina Jul 26, 2009 09:10 AM

      The restaurant has unfortunately never re-opened.

      Link: http://www.mexicocooks.typepad.com

    2. Ruth in Condechi Oct 30, 2008 08:24 AM

      Just posted this reply on
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/567382

      1. cristina Oct 13, 2008 04:21 PM

        Some people say that there are ongoing relocation negotiations.

        Some people say it won't open again.

        The bottom line: Águila y Sol is not currently open and there's no way to know when or if it will open.

        Link: http://www.mexicocooks.typepad.com

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          Maya Oct 24, 2008 01:23 PM

          That is truly tragic! Well, I am glad I got to experience it at least once. Now we have to find a substitute splurge restaurant in DF!

          We have been to Pujol as well, and didn't like it as much as Aguila Y Sol.

          We know about Izote and Contramar, and Azul y Oro at UNAM. Any others we should consider?

          1. re: Maya
            Elchilango Oct 27, 2008 10:43 PM

            Izote has gotten outlandishly overpriced - be warned! Biko, Jaso and Tezka should be on the list.

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              Maya Oct 28, 2008 11:09 AM

              What kind of cuisines are these restaurants? I should have added that we'd ideally like that "alta cocina mexicana."

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                gueraaven Oct 30, 2008 08:50 PM

                All are delicious, but none are alta cocina mexicana. Biko is half creative/half traditional Spanish; Jaso has some mexican touches, but mostly just good creative food; and Tezka is creative with slight Mexican touches. Tezka is probably a much better experience at lunch. See a post of mine from a while ago - I had a horrible service experience there.

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