You may have heard that the folks behind Cafe Gratitude will be opening a new organic vegan Mexican restaurant in West Hollywood. Gracias Madre already has an outpost in San Francisco. Today we got some new details about what we can expect from the Melrose Ave. location.

It looks as though the menu will be very similar to the San Francisco location (which you can see here). Reps for the L.A. restaurant cite dishes such as empanadas and ensaladas, and larger entrees including tamales, pozole and tacos made with handmade corn tortillas.

What might be a little different here is an ambitious beverage program, lead by Jason Eisner, who joins Gracias Madre from the bar team at Drago Centro. The cocktail program will feature all organic tequilas and mezcal from craft and small-batch purveyors.

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The 7,500 square foot restaurant and patio is being designed by Wendy Haworth. The opening is expected in January of 2014.

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