Category Archives: Press

Coming to Sanctuaria Wild Tapas!

Content DIABLITOS CANTINA IS BACK! Sanctuaria Wild Tapas will now be serving Diablitos Cantina’s famous street tacos & sizzling fajita platters for lunch, along with your favorite Mexican specialties and weekly specials! Lunch will be available 11am-3pm Tuesday through Friday.  In addition, limited menu items will also be available for dinner 5pm-11pm! Weekly Specials! Tuesday – Buffalo Chicken Tacos Wednesday- Gringo Tacos Thursday – The Austin Friday – Burrito Specials

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FEAST: Diablitos Cantina in Midtown to Close

ST. LOUIS Diablitos Cantina in Midtown to Close After Dinner Service Feb. 14 Kaitlynn Martin Feb 1, 2017 Fans of the street tacos, enchiladas and fajitas platters at Diablitos Cantina only have a few more weeks to get their fix. Today, the restaurant announced on its Facebook page that it will close its doors after dinner service on Tue., Feb. 14. “We thank you not only for your kindness, loyalty and support over the years,” Diablitos said in the statement. “We will miss all of the friends that we’ve made here.” The restaurant, which opened in 2011, is known for

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Oaxaca Mezcal Dinner

Oaxaca Mezcal Dinner November 5, 2016 | 6-9pm Oaxaca themed 4 course cocktail pairing dinner featuring El Buho Mezcal. With education on the history of Oaxaca, Mexico and the distinguished process of Mezcal distillation and production. Menu 1 – Guacamole 3 ways: black bean and corn, fire roasted tomato, and Diablitos house guacamole with fresh made tortilla chips 2 – Garnachas Oaxacaquenas: Homemade mezcal tortilla, black bean puree, avocado, tomato, romaine and mezcal marinated steak 3 – Mole Oaxacaqueno: House made special chicken mole topped with sesame seeds 4 – Monte Alban Mojarra: Fried tilapia on a bed of romaine,

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Sauce: The Scoop: Marc Rollins to take the reins at In Good Company

The Scoop: Marc Rollins to take the reins at In Good Company Monday, June 29th, 2015 {Diablitos Cantina} As corporate chef Wil Pelly departs for smokier opportunities, Hendricks BBQ executive sous chef Marc Rollins will take over the In Good Company corporate kitchens July 1. Rollins is a 15-year industry veteran who has manned every station in the kitchen from dishwasher on up, including time as sous chef at Hollywood Casino and Resort. Now he’ll head up the four restaurants with as many concepts under the In Good Company banner: Sanctuaria, Hendricks, Diablitos Cantina and Café Ventana. “I’ve learned a

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Sauce: The Scoop: Diablitos to offer Mexican fare and tequila drinks in Midtown

The Scoop: Diablitos to offer Mexican fare and tequila drinks in Midtown December 13th 12:12pm, 2011 Diablitos Cantina, the latest project by Dr. Gurpreet Padda and Ami Grimes – owners of Café Ventana, Sanctuaria and Chuy Arzola’s – debuts this week. The cantina, located at 3761 Laclede Ave., previously home to now-shuttered Iggy’s Mexican Cantina, will offer a variety of Mexican eats. The selection of small bites, known as bocaditos, will include the likes of quesadillas, street corn and sopitos (small corn patties filled with refried beans and garnishes). Other items will include huaraches (Mexican-style pizzas made with flour tortillas),

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Feast: THE FEED: Now Open: A Look at the New Diablitos Cantina

THE FEED: Now Open: A Look at the New Diablitos Cantina FEAST Staff Photography by Brandi Wills Dec 16, 2011 Diablitos Cantina opens its doors today near the St. Louis University campus, and we dropped by a preview party last night to sample some of the house cocktails, infused tequilas and modern Mexican street fare. Opening at 4pm today, the restaurant comes from Gupreet Padda and Ami Grimes, the owners of Chuy Arzola’s, Sanctuaria Wild Tapas and Cathedral Square Brewery. They say they went through 200 to 300 recipes to get exactly what they wanted on the Diablitos menu and

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Diablitos Cantina Opens Today in Midtown

Diablitos Cantina Opens Today in Midtown By Kylah Brown December 16, 2011 11:41 AM The recent brainchild of Gurpreet Padda and Ami Grimes, the dynamic duo you can thank for Sanctuaria, Cafe Ventana and Chuy Arzola’s, offers “spirits and sustenance” with a Mexican flare. Those who miss the recently closed El Borracho will find solace in this Mexican-street-vendor-concept cantina which opens today at 4 p.m. Diablitos (3761 Laclede Ave., 314-644-4430, www.diablitoscantina.com), which has a distinct Dia de los Muertos feel, touts house-infused tequilas, traditional margaritas, horchatas—as well as beer and wine. And let’s not forget about the sustenance, which you’ll

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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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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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