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Joel Harloff Reinvents Ocho’s Latin-Inspired Menu

Ocho went through a chef shuffle last month when chef Joel Harloff moved from his Second Floor home to Preston Center’s kitchen and bar. Let’s see if Harloff’s skills can bring Ocho out of the slump they’d been having. Last we heard, Todd Johnson called their food “flavorless,” and the “two other Tex-Mex staples, guacamole and queso, were equally frustrating.” Maybe this time the dinner menu will be a hit, instead of a hit or miss? Eat and report back, SideDishers. We’re counting on your taste buds.

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  • Jonelle

    It was great. The new menu is awesome and has some very good items that are lite…The ceviche was to die for and the Heirloom Tomato Salad was perfect and exactly what I needed. I skipped dessert but tried my husbands and I have never tasted a tres lches cake in my life and I must say it is probably the best dessert I have ever had. I would skip a whole day of eating just to have that as my meal. It was a hit for me.