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- Chef Jesse Kuykendall has opened the doors on Milpa, a new brick-and-mortar space.
The mind behind the innovative cuisine at Ocho at Hotel Havana and a food truck also bearing the Milpa moniker, Chef Kirk will use the bright red eatery to showcase the food of her childhood spent on the U.S.-Mexico border.
“I have so many memories of my mom cooking for us, and I’m looking forward to sharing those through this menu,” Kuykendall told the Current several weeks ago.
Located at 5253 McCullough, Milpa occupies the former location of Asian eatery Ming’s Thing.
A soft opening for the spot will take place Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. It's BYOB for the time being.
The grand opening is slated for April 24.
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