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DON’T WAIT for the Official Name Change – El Gallo Grande’s Food is Already Nueva Cantina!!

Cuban Chimichanga at Nueva Cantina

On October 4th, I published breaking Foodies news regarding the changing of hands at El Gallo Grande to Louie Spetrini and his partners Erin & Rocco Rinaldi.  Officially the new name, happy hour and menu won’t change until November 1st, however, I am EXTREMELY happy to report that all of the new staff are currently in place including Chef Paul…and … Continue Reading

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Gluten-Free at Red Mesa Cantina

Cantina Tacos

The Red Mesa family of restaurants are good stand-bys on any day of the week. You can’t go wrong with one of the three: Mercado, 4th St, and the Cantina. As far as atmosphere goes, the Cantina downtown is my favorite. The inside is funky and vibrant, while the outdoor patio feels quaint and cozy. With the string lights, landscaping … Continue Reading

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Nueva Cantina Debuts on November 1st – Replacing El Gallo Grande

Nueva Cantina

El Gallo Grande is to change its name to Nueva Cantina and open with a new menu as of November 1st. Louie Spetrini along with his partners, Erin and Rocco Rinaldi and Executive Chef Paul Daubert took over the restaurant yesterday, October 3rd, 2016.  They will be open for business as usual until the new menu and name change take … Continue Reading

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