Sunday, April 12, 2015

New to Essex: Abril Cocina in Maplewood

Maplewood, New Jersey: A new Mexican restaurant has opened in Maplewood. Abril Cocina opened on Wednesday, and is a "modern Mexican fusion restaurant". Menu options range from tacos like 'Queso Con Rajas' and Chicken Pibil to desserts like 'tres leches panna cotta'. The chefs are Mario Valadez T. and Johangel Rosario. Abril Cocina is located at 175 Maplewood Avenue next to Wild Ginger Thai Cuisine and Kim's Nail & Spa in the former space of The Laurel restaurant.

The restaurant is currently open daily except for Monday for dinner only, though brunch will be served in the near future.

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