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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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Cat’s Picks: Dinner at Diablitos Cantina

FEAST’s Cat Neville chats with McGraw Milhaven about how the owner of the new Bin No. 51 in Edwardsville is making wine more approachable (and one of the shop’s surprising top-sellers) and the Mexican fare she dug into (Tacos Al Pastor, Diablitos salsa with habañeros and agave nectar) at the recently opened Diablitos Cantina. Click here to listen. (Diablitos segment begins at 4:50)

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Gurpreet Padda & Ami Grimes Transform Midtown Iggy’s Into Diablitos Cantina (those little devils)

Gurpreet Padda & Ami Grimes Transform Midtown Iggy’s Into Diablitos Cantina (those little devils) By George Mahe September 5, 2011 7:50 AM Last time we checked in with Dr. Gurpreet Padda and Ami Grimes, owners and developers of Cafe Ventana,Sanctuaria, and Chuy Arzola’s, they were moving the latter from 3701 Lindell (at The Coronado) to the former Iggy’s location at 3761 Laclede in Midtown. We should check in more often… Chuy’s was scheduled to close last week–it’s still open–and the new “Chuy’s” is not Chuy’s at all. Quietly and–until the tarps were lifted to reveal the building facade–clandestinely, they have been putting the final touches

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Where the Little Devils Come to Play

Diablitos Cantina, where you can make friends, meet friends while gathering over great food and amazing cocktails. We pride ourselves on utilizing the freshest ingredients possible, often picked from our garden. Our goal is to bring you fresh, authentic flavors that you normally wouldn’t find in St. Louis in a fun, unique atmosphere. Menu selections include Chile con Queso, a variety of house-made Guacamoles and Salsas, Empanadas, Fajitas, Huaraches, fresh tortillas made-to-order and more! Come visit us and see where the little devils play today!

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RFT 2013 Best Of Saint Louis – Best Margarita

Diablitos Cantina received the RFT 2013 Best Of Saint Louis Award for Best Margarita! BEST OF ST. LOUIS 2013 FOOD & DRINK Best Margarita Diablitos Cantina There’s no shortage of decent margaritas around town, but how many of them use housemade tequila infusions? The “Margarita de Casa” is made with Aqui Vamos tequila, lime juice, orange juice, housemade simple syrup and triple sec — go ahead and get a pitcher. The original marg can also be made with any of Diablitos’ three infused tequilas: coffee, tea and cinnamon; mango, pineapple and orange; or cucumber, jalapeño and hibiscus. The “Tamarindo” margarita adds a

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