The grand opening of Babalu, the hot new Latin restaurant from Barrio Foods located at 3233 East Tremont Avenue in the Bronx, arrives this week on Thursday, January 19. Babalu brings together the food, music and glamour of Latin America. Its delicious menu, designed by Celebrity Chef Alex Garcia, showcases the best dishes of every country in the region. “From the Street,” the small-plates portion of the menu showcases the cuisine of street vendors, often eaten on the go, with typical favorites such as tacos and chicharrones. The larger entree portion of the menu, “From the Market,” is a nod not only to the markets of Latin America but also the markets of the Bronx, and includes such specialties as paella and ceviche. The grand opening of Babalu begins at 5pm. Dinner is served until 11pm, at which time the restaurant becomes a lounge with music by The Remix King Tedsmooth and $100 Bottles of Grey Goose and Ciroc until midnight. The party goes until 4am, with free valet parking all night, and admission is free for everyone on the guestlist. So visit www.babalubx.com today to reserve your table and your spot on the guestlist for the grand opening of Babalu.
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