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Monte Alban Re-Opens

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

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  1. 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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    1. re: glutton

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

    2. 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.

          1. Thank you for this post. mmm lunch tomorrow!

              1. 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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                1. re: Ciao Bob

                  Just pretend the aroma is from homemade chipotle.

                2. 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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                  1. re: vinosnob

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