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Tag: Choripan by Asado


Early impressions: Taking first bites out of three new cafes – Devoted Kiss Cafe in Gig Harbor, Choripan by Asado at MoG and the Staircase Cafe in Proctor

Eggs Benedict at the Devoted Kiss Cafe with a this-is-why-we-live here view of Gig Harbor's waterfront. Photo by Lui Kit Wong/Staff photographer

Three new cafes have opened in as many months.Today, I take a first bite out of Devoted Kiss in Gig Harbor, Choripan by Asado, the new cafe at Tacoma’s Museum of Glass, and Staircase Cafe, a restaurant that has replaced The Old House Cafe in Proctor. Read more »


Restaurant opening: Choripan by Asado opened today at Tacoma’s Museum of Glass

Choripan by Asado opened today inside the Museum of Glass. The restaurant is an outpost of Sixth Avenue’s Asado, an Argentina inspired steakhouse. Choripan is owned by X Group Restaurants, which also owns Masa, across the street from Asado, and the nearby Engine House No. 9. On the menu at Choripan is “an approachable take on Argentine street food.” Read more »


First look: Choripan by Asado, the new cafe in Tacoma’s Museum of Glass

X Group Restaurant Executive Chef Joel Mertens offered a few thoughts by email on the new Choripan by Asado, the cafe that will open around Jan. 11 inside Tacoma’s Museum of Glass. You can find details of the new cafe here. Mertens described a mix-and-match menu showcasing the flavors of street food in Argentina. Read more »


Asado branches out: Tacoma’s Museum of Glass gets new cafe called Choripan by Asado

The Museum of Glass will have a new cafe next month, and the operators are familiar to local restaurant watchers. By mid-January, X Group restaurants will open Choripan by Asado, a café featuring “an approachable take on Argentine street food.” The cafe will be an extension of the concept at the restaurant group’s Sixth Avenue Argentine restaurant, Asado (sister restaurant Masa is across the street, and the group also owns Engine House No. 9).

X Group Executive Chef Joel Mertens told me by email he currently is designing the menu. Read more »