Henry’s Tacos in NoHo Says Adios After 51 Years

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (KTLA) — The kitchen is now closed at Henry’s Tacos.

For 51 years, the family business served tacos and burritos to its loyal customers.

But the North Hollywood staple served the last meals at its longtime location on Saturday night, and closed its doors.

Owner Janis Hood will turn the business over to employee Omar Vega, who will relocate but keep the retro vibe.

The closing of Henry’s Tacos, named for Hood’s grandfather, Henry Comstock, came after a yearlong saga with the landlord.

Hood said the flap began when she applied for a historical monument designation for the stand in 2011.

She also revealed her landlord, Beverly Hills businessman Mehran Ebrahimpour, increased her rent 50% and refused to renew her lease.

Hood believes that Ebrahimpour was irked because the historical designation would put land-use restrictions on the property.

4 comments

  • KamilPerevin

    I just got paid $6784 working off my laptop this month. And if you think that's cool, my divorced friend has twin toddlers and made over $9k her first month. It feels so good making so much money when other people have to work for so much less. This is what I do, Rich45.ℂOM

  • mark

    there shouldnt be any foreigners owning that property anyway!….i bet where that foreign f**k came from, nobody in america would pay $9 for a piece of property that size…….i'de eat cheese & bread every meal before i'de sell my property to a foreigner!…theres nothing good coming from all these moden day foreigners coming to our country….not a thing!

  • Maalouf

    Well aren't you a close minded pos :) if you read the article, she's selling her business to her employee, the owner isn't selling her land. the owner is simply being a hatefull woman because she raised the rent and refused lease to this business after nearly 51 years. It's horrible that they have to sell and close, hopefully vega can keep the food tasting delicious! you eat your cheese and bread, foreigners make those too :) without them, our country would be sh.t. our whole country is built on foreigners, get used to it.

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