Slated to open in Spring 2024 on La Cienega MXO, meaning “Mexican Origins,” is a contemporary Mexican Steakhouse centered around wood-fire cooking in the heart of the culinary epicenter of West Hollywood. Chef Avila was particularly inspired by his most recent travels to Monterrey, where the bustling culinary scene catalyzed the creation of the MXO concept, all the while paying homage to his roots and Mexican culinary tradition.
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Chef Wes Avila
Chef Avila began his career with stints in L’Auberge, Marché and Le Comptoir. He is best known for the meteoric rise of Guerrilla Tacos, which he started as an experimental street cart that eventually became a roving food truck, and subsequently, an award-winning brick and mortar restaurant in Los Angeles’ Arts District; in 2017, Avila was a James Beard Semi-Finalist in the category, ‘Best Chef, West,’ while in 2019 Guerilla Tacos received a Bib Gourmand by the Michelin Guide to California. In 2020, Avila opened Piopiko Tacos as a culinary partner with Ace Hotel Kyoto as well Angry Egret Dinette, a genre-bending ode to Los Angeles’ street food culture, located in Chinatown’s Mandarin Plaza. Most recently, Avila opened Ka’teen in Hollywood and launched a brand with sbe’s C3 platform called Me Tacos by Tastemade in collaboration with the modern media company with its first location in New York.
A Mexican Steakhouse
The award-winning Los Angeles based chef, Wes Avila, known for his blend of regional California and Mexican cuisine, is returning to his roots with MXO, a contemporary Mexican Steakhouse centered around wood-fire cooking in the heart of the culinary epicenter of West Hollywood.
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