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Lalo

El Rey’s Gerardo Gonzalez thinks bigger.
Lalo’s chilled chileatole with lump crab.

IT WAS ONLY a matter of time before Gerardo Gonzalez outgrew the 350-square-foot, 15-stool El Rey Coffee Bar & Luncheonette, where he made his name serving Cal-Mex small plates like vegan chicharrones and

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