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Guelaguetza owners on winning James Beard Classics award




Masero Lopez eats lunch at Guelaguetza on Thursday. The restaurant is known for its mole and Mezcal selection.
Masero Lopez eats lunch at Guelaguetza on Thursday. The restaurant is known for its mole and Mezcal selection.
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Masero Lopez eats lunch at Guelaguetza on Thursday. The restaurant is known for its mole and Mezcal selection.
Fernando Lopez, left, his children Elizabeth, Bricia, Fernando, and Paulina Lopez, and wife Maria Monterrubio own Oaxacan restaurant, Guelaguetza. Lopez and Monterrubio are moving back to Oaxaca after 20 years in Los Angeles.
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Guelaguetza has been serving traditional Oaxacan cuisine for more than 20 years. The restaurant was founded by family patriarch Fernando Lopez Sr. and has been praised as center of Oaxaca life in Los Angeles. 

Bricia and Fernando Jr. Lopez joined the show to talk about winning the James Beard America's Classic award. 

 

 

 



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