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The STRAT will soon welcome the first location of George Lopez’s Chingon Kitchen in Nevada. It’s the sixth location nationwide for chain. Chingon Kitchen will offer its Southern-California-style Mexican cuisine in a roomy 240-seat, 9,000-sq.-ft. space in the casino on northern tip of the Strip.
“There’s nothing like authentic Mexican food to fuel the party and George Lopez’s Chingon Kitchen will be serving up freshly-made dishes our guests are going to love,” Stephen Thayer, vice president and general manager of The STRAT, said in a press release.
Featuring freshly made tortillas on an exhibition griddle and woodfired carne asada, the restaurant will offer street corn, tacos, and more in a space decorated with Chicano art. Tacos and burritos will come in corn, flour, and cauliflower tortillas, filled out with proteins like carnitas, carne asada, citrus-marinated chicken, and soyrizo. It will also offer signature cocktails like the Chihuahua Margarita, a frozen margarita completed with George Lopez Brewing Company’s Li’l Mexi Mexican Lager.
“George Lopez and the team at Chingon Kitchen can’t wait to bring our So Cal-style Mexican cuisine, cocktails and beers to the Strip,” Michael Zislis, co-founder of George Lopez’s Chingon Kitchen said. “Were going to bring the heat to The STRAT.”
Chingon Kitchen is expected to open in late 2022.