Changes Coming to Xochitl

Out with the old, in with the new at 2nd Street’s Xochitl. Out is chef Dionicio Jimenez who, Michael Klein reports will be heading up Stephen Starr’s new Mexican operation at 2013 Chestnut Street. Also making its way out will be the wall separating the bar and dining areas.

In will be chef Lucio Palazzo who has worked as sous chef at Zahav and Percy Street Barbecue. Also in will be a casual and lower priced menu and the new logo pictured above.

Still in is bar manager Sergio Ruiz and Xochitl’s award winning margaritas and drinks.

New Xochitl Menu (PDF)
Xochitl chef quits for Starr project [The Insider]
Xochitl [Official Site]