December 17, 2014

Lucha's Mexican Soul Food

Lucha (522 North Grand Boulevard; 314-833-9993) opened on October 24, serving a full menu of self-proclaimed Mexican soul food, now available for lunch and dinner. As reported by Gut Check, Lucha mixes contemporary culinary methods with traditional Mexican flavors including chile de árbol, guajillo and more. Photos by Jennifer Silverberg.
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North Grand's Lucha, across from the Fox Theatre.
North Grand's Lucha, across from the Fox Theatre.
North Grand's Lucha, across from the Fox Theatre.
North Grand's Lucha, across from the Fox Theatre.
Lucha's owner, Hugo Perez.
Lucha's owner, Hugo Perez.
Lucha's dining room.
Lucha's dining room.
Lucha's dining room.
Lucha's dining room.
Lucha's dining room.
Lucha's dining room.
A cactus sits atop each table.
A cactus sits atop each table.
Lucha's dining room.
Lucha's dining room.
Luchador posters hang on the restaurant's back wall.
Luchador posters hang on the restaurant's back wall.
Lucha's bar.
Lucha's bar.