notes from the mexican kitchen

New Year’s Eve at Frontera Restaurants

The Champagne is on ice. The mariachis are tuning up. Our wood-burning grills are fired up and so are we. New Year’s Eve is one of favorite nights of the year. Here’s a look at what’s happening in our restaurants. Ring in 2020 at Topolobampo with a special six-course menu celebrating our staff’s favorite dishes and pairings from […]


Un Año: Bar Sótano’s First Anniversary Party 11/13

Bar Sótano is turning one!  Our speakeasy-style mezcal bar will celebrate its first anniversary with a special five-course dinner paired with the bar team’s Mexican market-inspired cocktails. The dinner takes place Nov. 13 in the bar, located in the alley behind Frontera Grill at 443 N. Clark St. “We knew Bar Sótano would be the […]


It’s Happy Hour at Frontera Grill!

For the first time in 32 years, Frontera Grill is hosting a happy hour. Just head into the bar on weekdays from the time we open our doors at dinner until 6:30 p.m. and we’ll offer you this special menu of mouthwatering snacks and drinks. Only available at the Frontera bar. New School Margarita Espolón reposado tequila, […]