Congrats to one of my favorites chefs, Eric Williams, who announced the opening of his second restaurant: El Carnicero. Momocho is easily one of my favorites in town. So of course this news has me grinning ear to ear.
El Carnicero (translation: the butcher) will be Williams’ second modern Mexican restaurant. It will be a full-service, fast-casual restaurant and bar offering unique interpretations of Mexican street food, like tamales, taquitos and antojitos. Of course, you can count on plenty of margaritas, cerveza and a craft tequila cocktail menu, too.
Sign. Me. Up.
Look for 16 options of braised/roasted/grilled meats plus poultry, seafood and veggies. Sundays will feature an authentic Mexican meat stew known as Birria (lamb, beef and pork stew served with tortillas, cilantro and onions).
The 3,500-square-foot-space will feature 35 bar seats, 80 in the dining room plus a private room to accommodate groups of 8 – 14. Look for dinner first then eventually catering to hungry lunch seekers. El Carnicero will be located in the west end neighborhood of Lakewood with a projected opening of July.
And if that’s not enough…
Williams will also soon open Super Chango Tequilaria right next door, featuring a full bar specializing in craft tequila cocktails, margaritas plus cervezas. This will be a more intimate lounge and bar open for late night or post dinner cocktails (but also available for private parties). Super Chango will offer a small antojito menu from the kitchen during private hours and the full menu from El Carnicero during normal business hours.
As for big sister Momocho, guess who just turned SEVEN! Celebrate with them on May 13 at 6 p.m. with area food trucks.