March 28, 2017 – It’s an old truism that popular restaurants tend to stick with the formula that made them famous. But then Gabe Georis has never followed the norm. And so it was recently when he announced the start of something completely different for Mundaka, the beloved Spanish-style tapas restaurant in Carmel that he started in 2009 with chef Brandon Miller.
“I’m used to people telling me that I’m crazy,” says Georis with a laugh, adding that after eight years, “It’s time to change things up.”
Georis founded Mundaka after traveling and surfing in Spain, but now that he has small children, he says it’s tougher to visit for inspiration. Plus, he points out, change is good: “I had to do something new.”
And so Mundaka will close after service on … Read More