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La Carnita’s Andrew Richmond shopping for permanent digs

(Image: Renée Suen)

After drawing monster crowds for his La Carnita pop-ups, it seems design-director-cum-roving-taco-man Andrew Richmond is scouting King West for a space that could accommodate a 50-seat La Carnita restaurant. Richmond told the Toronto Star’s Corey Mintz that if he can get the place up and running by spring, he would leave his current post at OneMethod Digital and Design (though a King Street location would mean his advertising buddies could still stop by). Sounds like Richmond’s got a busy few months ahead; with no formal training in the kitchen, he’s been getting some help from chefs like Guy Rawlings and Steve Gonzalez. He’s also hoping to complete a stagiaire program with Matt Blondin at Acadia to get himself up to speed. Read the entire story [Toronto Star] »

  • food lover

    A STAGIARE is someone who completes a STAGE.

  • ok

    thanks, BTW you misspelt STAGIAIRE.