Known for 20 years as Las Palmeras, now welcome Cruzado, a crossroad of Caribbean-Latin cuisines in Midtown Atlanta.
While Cuban will always be the base of the menu, we will be showcasing authentic favorites from all over the Caribbean: Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Colombia, El Salvador.
Join us for lunch and dinner Tuesday through Saturday and brunch on Sunday for favorites such as Pollo Asado, Ropa Vieja, Rabo Encendido, handmade Cuban Tamales, Pisto Manchego, Medianoche and other special items.
All her life, Grace Lee has been cultivating her passion for food. She launched her career with Atlanta Gspots (an online portal for food reviews + restaurant recommendations). She quickly became one of Atlanta’s favorite food personalities & was named the official “foodie” for great brands like Smartwater, Vitaminwater, Red Bull, and began hosting events for restaurants all over town. Grace has contributed to Modern Luxury’s The Atlantan and has served as Food Editor for Eidé Magazine. She is also a professional competitive eater, battling NFL & NBA athletes & participated in the 1st ever Nathan’s International hot dog competition for women in 2011. Grace has even caught the eyes of the wildly successful show Kitchen Nightmares and world famous Chef Gordon Ramsay.
Perhaps one of her most astounding awards, so far, was being a Power 30 Under 30 recipient. She has taken her business savvy into her newest venture by opening Cruzado – a Cuban, Pan-Latin/Caribbean restaurant in the heart of Midtown Atlanta. Setting up in a historic 1920′s landmark, she acquired one of the most unique hidden gems in the city. Grace hopes to create a special niche in the community and offer an intimate, casual yet warm experience by serving Latin & Caribbean favorites, many of which she grew up eating in South Florida.