New Sips And Spice At El Chingon

Las Posadas

Celebrate the holiday season with sips, spice and everything nice at El Chingon, located at 560 5thAvenue, with its new holiday elote, Mexican street corn, and Las Posadas cocktail, available throughout the month beginning on Friday, Dec. 1.

Christmas Elote

El Chingon’s will heat up the holiday season with a spicy appetizer: Christmas elotee. A popular street food in Mexico, El Chingon’s holiday twist is made with fire-roasted corn on the cobb coated with mayonnaise, cotija cheese, Flamin’ Hot Cheetos and green Takis, priced at $7.

Las Posadas, named after the traditional nine-day Mexican holiday celebration, is made with Azuñia reposado tequila; agave spiced with cardamom, cinnamon and ginger; lime juice; a float of sparkling wine; and an apple slice garnish, available for $12.

More information and the complete menu are available on the website at

About El Chingon

El Chingon opened in March at 560 Fifth Avenue, bringing “Bad Ass Mexican” to San Diego’s bustling Gaslamp Quarter. Designed to capture the spirit of Mexican revolutionary, Pancho Villa, and his pistoleros, El Chingon serves traditional Mexican food with elevated ingredients, paired with cerveza and an expansive beverage menu with a specialty in agave-based cocktails. El Chingon is open 11 a.m. – 1:30 a.m. Monday – Saturday and 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 a.m. on Sunday.  More information about El Chingon is available on the website at, by calling 619.501.1919 and on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @ElChingonSD.

About GBOD Hospitality Group

GBOD Hospitality Group is a San Diego based hospitality group founded in 2017 by Raymond and Patrick Davoudi, Joe Santos and Aleko Achtipes. Their flagship restaurant, Mezé Greek Fusion, opened in December of 2014 at 345 6th Ave. Quickly building on the success of Mezé, GBOD took over operations of Prohibition, an underground speakeasy at 548 5th Ave in February 2017, followed by the opening El Chingon Bad Ass Mexican in May, Saganaki by Mezé at Liberty Public Market in June, and Havana 1920, located at 548 5th Ave. in October. With five restaurants now under its umbrella, GBOD is now working to develop sister companies in related industries.

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