Saturday, May 30, 2015

Photo and menu time: El Rey

Views of Stephen Starr's new Mexican in Center City.

Photo and menu time: El Rey

Sunday (4/25) is the opening date for El Rey, Stephen Starr's casual Mexican diner at 2013 Chestnut St.

Construction is just about finished on the dining room, but the back bar -- the Ranstead Room, with its -- is a work in progress. New York mixologist Sasha Petraske has devised a 1940s-'50s cocktail menu for the bar, which will have a private entrance on Ranstead Street.

More details here.

And here's the latest permutation of Dionicio Jimenez's menu.

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