"I called it Las Ventanas, which means 'windows,' because I really like how it sounds, and I was inspired by Las Ventanas del Paraiso in Cabo," says Alex. "The food is similar to the food that we served at Las Alamedas in that we're serving traditional Mexican cuisine mainly from Mexico City, where we still have a couple of restaurants, but also from some of the many regions of Mexico. You'll find ceviche and pescado Veracruz from the coast next to food from Mexico's interior," Alex says.
One of the main attractions of his new location is the massive outdoor patio and garden, which includes a play area for kids. "We built a children's playground, and we also have a kids' menu," says Alex. The interior is opulently and beautifully decorated and comes close to the feel of the old Las Alamedas, but without the dark woods and heavy atmosphere.
We ordered one of the house specialties, Parillada Las Ventanas for two. It came on a tableside warmer and consisted of four jumbo shrimp, a chicken breast, beef tenderloin, a Spanish chorizo and another sausage, guacamole, pico and some of the best charro beans ever.
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