Which famous restaurateur is opening a new wine bar this year?
If you said Richard Sandoval, you guessed right. In July 2011 Richard is planning to open A Lado, a Latin themed wine bar right next door to Zengo.
Born in Mexico City, Mexico, Richard Sandoval grew up surrounded by Mexican culture and food. His father, a successful restaurateur, instilled in him a passion for the cuisine of his heritage and the art of hospitality. From the age of 12, Richard worked in his father’s highly regarded restaurants confirming his desire to be a chef. Richard Sandoval has been a pioneer bringing refined Mexican food to this country. By redefining this historic cuisine he has become a leader in the upscale Latin culinary movement. His restaurants reach all across the globe from Denver, Las Vegas, Punta Mita and even Dubai.