Expansion is the spice of life for Paladar

The fickle economy is not stopping Andy Himmel from spreading Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar’s mojo to other regional markets. Paladar, which first was unveiled in 2007 in Woodmere, serves cuisine from Central America, South America, Cuba and the Latin Caribbean. The Solon resident said he looks forward to exposing those vibrant, toothsome flavors to other U.S. cities over the next couple of years while providing more growth vehicles for his staff. Mr. Himmel, Paladar’s managing member and a 2007 member of the Crain’s Cleveland Business Twenty in their 20s feature, takes readers behind the journey of developing the restaurant as well as expectations for the future.

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