MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The co-owner of Popol Vuh, a northeast Minneapolis restaurant known for its fine-dining Mexican cuisine, has announced its closure.
Jami Olson in a Facebook post Monday, confirmed that her and co-owner José Alarcon have made the decision to not reopen Popul Vuh.READ MORE: Wisconsin Health Facilities Request Federal Help For Staff And Hospitals
Olson noted how difficult the decision to close was and how grateful she is for all “who helped create the magic.”READ MORE: Hennepin Co. Sheriff David Hutchinson Investigated For Potential DWI
“We are so proud of what it was, and all the awards and accolades that José got for his beautiful food. But as a destination restaurant, when people really aren’t going out for that kind of dining, we needed to face the situation,” said Olson in an interview with MSP Magazine.MORE NEWS: Kim Potter Trial, Dec. 8 Live Updates: Daunte Wright's Mother Testifies
Olson and Alarcon say their more casual dining, Centro, will remain open for business.