Ivan Marquez has built a strong following with two Overland Park restaurants - one full-service, the other fast-casual.
By JOYCE SMITH
The Kansas City Star
Now he’s expanding with a third concept. But this one is on the other side of the metro, in Gladstone.
Marquez and Marco Diaz plan to open Diego’s Bar & Grill by mid-July in the former Tanner’s Bar & Grill building at 6024 N.E. Antioch Road.
Diego’s will be a full-service restaurant serving salads, soups, sandwiches, burgers and pastas.
Marquez is co-founder of Frida’s Contemporary Mexican Cuisine restaurant in Overland Park, which is named after famed Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Diego’s is named after her husband and fellow artist Diego Rivera.
Diaz also is general manager of Frida’s. Marquez also is a partner in Frida’s Taqueria, a fast-casual restaurant in Overland Park.
Tanner’s recently relocated to 6221 N. Chestnut Ave., Gladstone, the former Tommy’s bar and grill building.
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