Along with the appetizers and entrees, Chef/owner Elizabeth St. James' makes her own awesome, sauces (like the chocolate mole ~ pictured at right) & salsas...with a twist of course!! Ramon Q's is a family-owned and operated restaurant, with her two twin daughters Jessica & Rachel alongside her in the kitchen, and her boyfriend/general manager Michael Giberti out front.
"Splashes of red and black paint, an entire wall of decorative mirrors to add the illusion of a larger dining room, handsome dark stone countertops, brushed metal paneling, and wall decorations that range from commanding zebra paintings to local sports paraphernalia. It too is twisted, kind of like an industrial bachelor pad mated with a Southwestern sports bar..." -- Matthew Schniper, Colorado Springs Independent
I confess I was a bit skeptical upon hearing Ramon Q's slogan: "Mexican food with a twist," as if they'd really be able to distinguish their tacos and the like from the plethora of others locally. But I bought in when, after her first bite of the Q's Stacked Enchiladas ($12), my dinner guest turned to me and said, "It's good, it's a little different." And that little difference across the majority of the plates we sampled indeed is the proven twist... (Go to: "Q-zar" to read the entire article)
Where does the passion come from in this small, stylish establishment? Elizabeth St. James is in the kitchen, cooking up her family's recipes with imagination and dedication. Michael Giberti is running the front of the house..." (Go to: "Small menu, big flavor" to read the entire article)