Miguel is a restaurant and wine professional and craft enthusiast living in New York City.
He splits his time working on restaurant and menu concepts; making paper, textiles, and ceramics in a Japanese aesthetic; and studying wine, saké, and spirits as part of his diploma program.
Pinch Chinese - NYC New York Times * 2017, Critic's Pick Guide Michelin Bib Gourmand 2018"You can tell [de Leon] had fun with it... The wine list is a model: palatably priced, suited to the cooking, and beckoning with adventure."
Pacific Standard - Brooklyn NY"One of the first craft beer bars in Brooklyn, this cozy bar has been a neighborhood fixture for ten years and for good reason: loyal Californians and homesick new New Yorkers nurse great beer in a low-key space and a relaxed nostalgic atmosphere."
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