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Tourism Tuesday: Gringo Gordo Empanada Shop

24 November 2020


We pre-recorded today’s conversation via Zoom for Tourism Tuesday – Winchester/Frederick County edition – with Justin Kerns from the Winchester/Frederick County Convention & Visitors Bureau and his guest, Jim Thompson. Jim is the owner of Union Jack Pub & Restaurant in Old Town Winchester, Yummy Pig BBQ in Leesburg, Wild Geese Pub & Restaurant in Leesburg, and his newest venture: Gringo Gordo Empanada Shop in Old Town Winchester.

Jim told us about his different restaurants, his background as a chef and his path to opening the empanada shop on the Old Town Walking Mall in the middle of a pandemic. Justin talked about his excitement of not just empanadas but of having a new eating option and the impact that will have on his ability to promote the area and attract tourists.

To see the menu and hours, follow Gringo Gordo Empanada Shop on Facebook by clicking here.

Tourism Tuesday: Gringo Gordo Empanada Shop
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