When Hector Ruiz's Rincon 38 opened just a few months back on the corner of 38th & Grand in Kingfield - an increasingly popular intersection for gourmands and they restaurants they frequent - we expected to enjoy some small bites and some Spanish wines. What we didn't expect was to become such f ... More >>
The new little neighborhood tapas restaurant is brand new but feels familiar. Fans of the departed El Meson will find a few fondly remembered flavors. The interior is brightly lit and warm with blue-tiled accents. Chef Hector Ruiz, who owned El Meson as well as the nearby Cafe Ena has poured his pas ... More >>
Many mourned the loss of south Minneapolis's El Meson, but now, from the ashes of the closed restaurant, rises Rincón 38, the newest eatery from chef Hector Ruiz. Rincón 38 opened its doors Wednesday to much anticipation. Rincón 38 boasts a small-plate selection containing Spanish, Ita ... More >>
Longtime Lyndale mainstay El Meson is closing its doors. The announcement was made this morning on the homepage of its website. El Meson was the recipient of the City Pages 2011 Best Tapas award. It is known not only for their tapas, but also for its paellas and sangrias.