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Diablitos celebrates Cinco de Mayo with a Two-Day Fiesta

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Diablitos Cantina 3761 Laclede Avenue Saint Louis, MO  63108 www.diablitoscantina.com (314) 644-4430   Diablitos celebrates Cinco de Mayo with a Two-Day Fiesta   Saint Louis, MO (April 25, 2012) – Diablitos, an authentic Mexican Cantina offering “spirits and sustenance”, is gearing up for their FIRST ANNUAL CINCO DE MAYO CELEBRATION. This two-day fiesta will be Friday May 4 and Saturday May 5.  With the largest tequila selection in the city, Diablitos will be the PREMIERE party-spot this Cinco de Mayo.  Come celebrate where the little devils come to play! Doors open at 11am on Friday, with

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Chef Wil Pelly brings Small Plates 314 to Diablitos for a Mexican Street Food Revolution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Saint Louis, MO (April 10, 2012) – Wil Pelly, Chef de Cuisine at Diablitos Cantina, a Mexican street fare dining concept brought to you by In Good Company, LLC, is bringing Small Plates 314 to Diablitos for a pre-Cinco de Mayo “Mexican Street Food Revolution”.  This interactive cooking demonstration will be held under the patio lights on April 30, 2012 and will include items ranging from fresh chips and a variety of salsas to guacamole and tacos featuring braised pork, fire grilled beef and roasted veggies.  Happy Hour will begin at 6:30pm to kick off the

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THE FEED: Diablitos Cantina Throwing Mexican Street Food Party on April 30

Thu, Mar 22, 2012 Just before Cinco de Mayo, Diablitos Cantina is throwing a “Mexican Street Food Revolution” party on Mon., April 30, on the restaurant’s patio. A happy hour from 6:30 to 7:30pm will kick off the event, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of St. Louis. Admission is $35 per person. The menu by Dibalitos chef Wil Pelly (who also cooks at Sanctuaria Wild Tapas) will feature Mexican street corn; carnitas of roasted pork, beef and veggies; exotic salsas, including chipotle-watermelon, orange-corn and black bean; pico de gallo; fresh guacamole; de

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Small Plates select Chef Wil Pelly as Featured Chef for their first event – Empanadas! Empanadas!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saint Louis, MO (February 15, 2012) – Wil Pelly, Chef de Cuisine at Diablitos Cantina, a Mexican street fare dining concept brought to you by In Good Company, LLC, will be the featured chef for Small Plates first official event – EMPANADAS! EMPANADAS! – a cooking demonstration and interactive class to be hosted on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at Urban Eats Café.  Happy Hour will begin at 6:30pm, followed by the demonstration and class at 7:30pm.  Chef Pelly will educate his audience with the history of Latin American cuisine, Empanada preparation, plating and tequila parings.   A portion

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Feast Your Eyes on Chef de Cuisine, Wil Pelly

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Saint Louis, MO (February 2, 2012) – Diablitos Cantina, a Mexican street fare dining concept, is proud to announce that Wil Pelly, Chef de Cuisine, will be featured this Saturday, February 4, 2012, at Feast Your Eyes.  His tasting menu will include Rock Shrimp Ceviche with Avocado and Tomatillo, Mescal Poached Pear with Chipotle Crème, Tuna Roll-up and Tamarind Candies with Cinnamon Cayenne Spun Sugar. Feast Your Eyes is a free event at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis the first Saturday of each month, featuring art-inspired food created by some of St. Louis’ most innovative chefs. 

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Diablitos Cantina nudges the Tex-Mex envelope

Menus at local Mexican restaurants tend to fall into one of two categories: They’re either predictable collections of tacos, enchiladas and burritos — almost inevitably accompanied by beans and rice and not much else — or they try to push the envelope of what most St. Louis diners consider “Mexican.” Diablitos Cantina doesn’t fit easily into either camp. On the one hand, its food is the creation of chef Chris Lee, whose pan-Latin work at Sanctuaria in the Grove has been anything but predictable. On the other hand, the location on the edge of the St. Louis University campus means

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Hot Eats: Diablitos Cantina

Complexity is a tricky thing to master. This is true whether the end product is a taco, a tequila, a new restaurant or an entire vertically integrated business model. In the case of Dr. Gurpreet Padda and Ami Grimes and their newest venture, Diablitos Cantina, it’s all of the above. Add too much complexity, and the duo risks overwhelming the average customer, who was perhaps lured into the devilishly tasty joint by the huge skull mural and the giant metal T-Rexes outside. With the restaurant’s location near Saint Louis University, customers are likely to be in search of Mexican street

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Diablitos Cantina celebrates their Grand Opening – January 20, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Diablitos Cantina 3761 Laclede Avenue Saint Louis, MO  63108 www.diablitoscantina.com Diablitos Cantina celebrates their Grand Opening – January 20, 2012  Saint Louis, MO (January 20, 2012) – Diablitos Cantina, a Mexican street fare dining concept, is proud to announce their Grand Opening, Friday January 20, 2012.  Please join these “little devils” for their daylong fiesta featuring a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 3pm, Happy Hour Specials from 3pm – 7pm, music by DJ Carlos G. Charles from 7pm – midnight and prize drawings every 15 minutes. Diablitos, brought to you by In Good Company, LLC, owned by Ami

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Diablitos Cantina on Great Day St. Louis

  Chef Wil Pelly from Diablitos Cantina is showing us how to make a watermelon chipotle salsa.  

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