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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Today's #PascuaPitstop heads to a Mexican restaurant and Tequila/Mezcal bar located in downtown Grand Rapids that offers a dining experience that is rather unique.
Chef Oscar Moreno, a native of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico creates cuisine that brings a modern touch to classic pre-Hispanic food of Mexico. His passion for food was rooted in the importance it had in his family-life while growing up. That passion grew while he worked under chefs from different countries.
Meanwhile, manager Anthony Murhpy showcases some of the cocktails you can order at the Tequila/Mezcal bar.
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CDKI Dining Celebrates the Opening of its newest Grand Rapids Restaurant
GRAND RAPIDS, MI (JUNE, 2018) - On July 3 rd , 2018 at 2:00pm, Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss will perform a traditional ribbon cutting ceremony at MeXo, a Pre-Hispanic Modern Mexican restaurant that recently opened in Downtown Grand Rapids. The ceremony, which will be held at 118 Fulton Street East in downtown Grand Rapids, will mark the official Grand Opening of the restaurant that opened its doors in April of 2018.
Named by combining the words “Mesoamerica” and “Mexico”, MeXo is a fusion of Pre-Hispanic,
Mesoamerican culture and modern authentic Mexican cuisine. The restaurant’s unique dining concept is the first of its kind in Grand Rapids. MeXo’s cuisine is complimented with a tequila/mezcal bar that carries an extensive collection of more than a hundred varieties of tequila and mezcal.
MeXo’s parent company, CDKI Dining, is known for its popular West Olive based establishment, Sandy Point Beach House, a casual fine dining restaurant. CDKI Dining also opened Zoko 822 in December of 2017. Zoko features a small plate collection of recipes that are inspired by the Basque region of Spain and is located at 822 Ottawa Ave. in Grand Rapids.
“Our passion is to build a world class dining culture here in Grand Rapids,” said Geoff Gaskin, President of CDKI Dining.
Members of the community and the press are welcomed to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony and to stay and enjoy food and cocktails along with complimentary appetizers. MeXo’s award winning chef, Oscar Moreno, will be available to greet guests at the event. Chef Oscar will also be preparing special lunch features for the celebration.
To stay up to date on the latest news regarding MeXo, everyone is invited to follow the restaurant on Facebook (MeXoGR), Twitter (@MeXoGR) and Instagram (@MeXoGR) or at www.mexogr.com.