With summer construction in full swing, it’s easy to miss the blue banner swaying behind traffic cones at 2580 Fleur Drive. “NOW OPEN,” it reads in a collegiate font — appropriate for a building that was part of the AIB College of Business campus until the school closed in 2016.

Don’t let the roadwork deter you: On the back side of the building is the entrance to a new hidden gem. La Cuscatleca, a longtime favorite on Des Moines’ east side, has opened a second location.

The new place, La Cuscatleca South, started service on July 30 over the

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