Family-owned Mexican restaurant punches through pandemic plus loss of mother


MEALS ARE ON THE MONEY—One of Money Pancho’s hearty combo dishes, featuring chili relleno, chicken enchilada in green tomatillo sauce, crispy ground beef taco with refried beans and rice, and a beautifully shaped local strawberry. Photos by ELA LINDSAY/Acorn NewspapersThe Lopez family has owned and operated their authentic, home-style Mexican restaurant for over 20 years—and that includes surviving the pandemic—barely.
Money Pancho has been a fascinating success story since its earliest days, wh...

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