Written by Paige Mcatee Saturday, 05 July 2014 00:00
K Pacho is a modern restaurant and tequila bar that offers traditional Mexican dishes and a unique atmosphere for its guests.
The restaurant is decorated with pictures, candles and various decorations to give K Pacho an ambiance only found at their location. And the space itself is huge. K Pacho has two dining rooms, a lounge area, a bar, and a lower level for catered events. In just the lounge and dining areas alone, K Pacho seats about 350 people.
Owned by Jay Grossman and Ray Sidhom, K Pacho brings in guests of all ages, ranging from college students, to adults in their late 40s, according to restaurant manager David Lau.
Some of K Pacho’s most popular dishes include K Pacho Chicken and the Chicken Enchiladas. The Crispy Banana Nutella Torta, and the Churros are popular dessert orders.
K Pacho is a little bit different from a lot of other restaurants.
“We always try to do specials every weeks from dessert to drink to shot specials,” explained Lau. “We’re always trying to give back to guests.”
Happy hour is everyday from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., which includes $5 margaritas, $4 draft beers, $4 bottle beers, and more.
Since the restaurant is located right next to Long Island Jewish Medical Center, K Pacho receives a lot of regular customers who work at the hospital. On Wednesdays, K Pacho holds a “Scrub Club Night” where any hospital employee receives a 25 percent discount.
“We accommodate a lot of the hospital crowd,” said Lau. “They come here a lot for happy hour.”
Thursday night is Ladies Night, where all ladies receive $5 margaritas for the whole night, including at the bar, lounge and dining room.
Not a lot of people know that K Pacho is a tequila bar. “We carry a huge variety of tequilas that not a lot of restaurants carry,” said Lau.
The restaurant wants its customers to know that tequila has much more to offer than just a shot with salt and lime. “Tequila is a very interesting drink,” said Lau. “If people come to K Pacho for their first experience, they should ask the server and bartender what their favorite tequila is here.”
Lau recommends trying the tequila Riazaul Reposado on the rocks in a margarita. “In my opinion it makes the best traditional margarita out there,” he said. “It makes an amazing drink. It’s well-priced, worth the money, and a great product.”
From Tuesday to Thursday, K Pacho is open from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. On Friday and Saturday, K Pacho is open until 12. The restaurant serves brunch on Sunday and is closed on Mondays.
K Pacho is all about pleasing their customers and will stay open later if they see that a lot of guests are still at the restaurant and enjoying themselves. The restaurant looks to make sure that their customers keep having a good time, and keep coming back for a good time.
K Pacho is at 1270 Union Tpke. in New Hyde Park. The phone number is 516-358-2222.
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Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice’s office confirmed it’s investigating allegations made towards a Long Island Little League coach, suggesting he kept $12,000 players raised for a trip to Cooperstown.
Parents were outraged and children heartbroken to find the team would not be going to Cooperstown this year. They say Merillon Sharks coach Vincent Carreca, of New Hyde Park, told kids they were ready to go a few days before the trip. Then parents, who called Dreams Park in Cooperstown to confirm meal plans, learned the Sharks were not registered for the event.
“This is a horrible thing that happened,” one parent said, who asked not to be identified.
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Shake Shack, a burger restaurant giant which launched in New York City, is looking to establish its second Long Island location in New Hyde Park, reps told the New Hyde Park Illustrated News. The company opened its first Long Island spot in Westbury in November 2012.
“We’ve received such a warm welcome in Westbury,” said Edwin Bragg, Shake Shack’s marketing director. “We’ve had a lot of interest from Shake Shack fans in the many nearby villages and towns.”
According to Bragg, the company makes an effort to ensure each new location is tailored to the community, taking “great care to build each Shack with custom architectural design, including forward-thinking structural elements and compelling eco-friendly design.”
Thursday, 18 September 2014 00:00
Sewanhaka boys soccer coach Peter Burgess wasn’t sure how long his team’s playoff drought was when it was broken last season.
“Somebody said it was 13 years,” said Burgess, whose entering his fourth year coaching varsity. “But I think it was five or six, I don’t know maybe longer.”
But one thing’s for certain, he wants to keep last year’s momentum going.
The Indians, who started their season with a 3-0 loss at Hewlett, will aim for their second straight trip to the playoffs this year.
Thursday, 18 September 2014 00:00
The Sewanhaka Indians made their Nassau Conference II debut with a bang. The Indians opened their season at home against the Calhoun Colts, unsure what to expect, as all they had ever seen of the Colts was one tape of a scrimmage.
“It was nerve raking leading up to the game,” said Head Coach George Kasimatis. “We weren’t sure what to expect on offense or defense, you have to guess early on. “
But it didn’t take the Indians long to introduce themselves to the conference, as junior, Quarterback, Elijah Tracey broke a 75-yard run taking it the distance to put the Indians up early, which ended in a 27-7 rout of the Colts.