Twisted Chef Cantina set to open Oct. 4 in Gilbert
While being remodeled, the building for Twisted Chef Cantina carries the marks of its two previous brands, Kung Pow Restaurant above the door and Panda Libre in the bed of a truck out front as well as a banner for the new brand. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Plans call for Twisted Chef Cantina to open Oct. 4 after a major remodel and change of concept at 748 N. Gilbert Road, Gilbert. The restaurant previously had been branded Panda Libre, then Kung Pow Restaurant. It will serve burgers, sandwiches, pizza, Mexican and Asian food. 480-507-0713. http://twistedchefcantina.com
Raised in Arizona, Tom Blodgett has spent more than 30 years in journalism in Arizona and joined Community Impact Newspaper in July 2018 to launch the Gilbert edition. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he served as an instructional professional in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication from 2005-19 and remains editorial adviser to The State Press, the university's independent student media outlet.
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