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Monte Alban Re-Opens

dendet Sep 16, 2009 05:29 PM

For all their fans..they have big" we are re-open" signs all over...enjoy...

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    vinosnob Sep 21, 2009 09:05 AM

    Went yesterday for lunch; yes, there's a little smoke odor when you first walk in, but it goes away.

    The mole negro and estofado were killer as always; in fact our 18 month boy ate most of my wife's mole.

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      Bria Silbert Sep 21, 2009 11:09 AM

      They also have an ad announcing their re-opening and a bunch of coupons in this week's LA Weekly.

    2. Ciao Bob Sep 18, 2009 02:26 PM

      A bit of a smokey aroma from the fire still lingers but, I am happy to report, the food is as great as ever. Had a blissfull lunch of perfect clayuda, moles, consumme...dreamy wonderful food.

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        New Trial Sep 19, 2009 01:51 AM

        Just pretend the aroma is from homemade chipotle.

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        QualityMart Sep 17, 2009 11:39 PM


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          ciaolette Sep 17, 2009 08:50 PM

          Thank you for this post. mmm lunch tomorrow!

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                joshekg Sep 16, 2009 07:24 PM

                Good news! I will be stopping by tomorrow to show my support. I suggest others do as well - they probably had fire insurance but they may not have had business interruption insurance and could use the business.

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                  glutton Sep 16, 2009 05:49 PM

                  This is fantastic news. I wonder if the expansive murals survived. I'm not sure things would be the same without those. A bit tacky, but part of the experience.

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                    Ogawak Sep 19, 2009 10:53 PM

                    Had lunch there today. The murals were intact, and the taco barbacoa was as good as ever. No damage from the fire, just smoke.

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