This California restaurant certainly doesn’t like the state mandate.
Pasta e Vino at Basilico, an Italian restaurant in Huntington Beach, California, recently set up a Godfather-themed billboard to show its opposition to masks.
The billboard, which uses a font similar to the iconic 1972 movie poster, says “Leave the mask on, take the canola,” according to a photo from KTLA taken Monday.
The line comes from a famous quote in The Godfather that says, “Leave the gun, take the canola.”
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In August, the restaurant began selling T-shirts with the same message on the back, according to KTLA.
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Basilico did not immediately respond to Fox News’s request for comment.
The Godfather quote is not the only anti-mask message Basilico has posted online.
The restaurant clarified its opinion using the hashtag: #NoMasksAllowed on several posts.
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Basilico’s also openly challenged Dr. Anthony Fauci on social media with several posts, including an image of a line drawn through a caricature of the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
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According to KTLA, Basilico caught attention earlier this year after hoisting a “Don’t step on me” flag in front of the restaurant.
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