“Our vision with designing this place and with the food was a place where people could come and really relax, kick back, have some drinks, have a lot of small plates, share them with friends, just eat an order as you go.”
Nestled on this quiet side street in Lowell, Panela is a family run restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Siblings Viviana and Juan Acevedo wanted to create a place where people could get a true taste of their home country of Columbia.
Dominican born chef, Elvis Jimenez-Chavez considers himself a “citizen of the world”. And after cooking his way around the globe, he decided to take all of that flavor back to his current hometown of Amesbury, Massachusetts.