The Spotted Pig dons a sombrero. Gastropub legends April Bloomfield and Ken Friedman team up for a taqueria inside the Pod 39. Gamy meats carry over: crispy pig ear, pork belly with pineapple salad... read more
Angelo Sosa returns to Hell’s Kitchen, and this time he’s bringing tequila. Curated spirit selection ensures there’s not a dud on the shelves. Mezcal joins the elusive sotol, dist... read more
NYC’s Mexican Renaissance rolls along with a grownup taqueria for Murray Hill. Sophisto bites cooked up by Derek Jeter’s personal chef. Short rib tacos with frizzled shallots, shrimp ta... read more
Beach bum oasis amid pub barrens of Madison Square Garden. Baja Mex cures seasonal affective disorder, Knicks rage with aqua color scheme, decorative use of fishing nets. Starter-heavy grub because... read more
Like a new age Taco Bell. Soothing music, low lighting, Tex-Mex menu. Aims for healthy, with five salad options, low-carb picks, and fresh ingredients. Empanada Mama alum in the kitchen. Not the mo... read more
Zocalo’s Julian Medina namechecks a Mexican plant used in love potions. Festive bi-level spot, with golden upholstery and lots of tile. Works well for pre-theater and power lunches with your ... read more
We've been loving on the tacos here since it was just a divey little Hell's Kitchen deli. All growed up now with actual sit-down dining room, but food hasn't lost an iota of authenticity. Tastes co... read more
More refined than your average Mexican joint, bi-level airy space feels more like a trendy hotel restaurant. Thankfully, chef/owner Richard Sandoval's food lives up to classy décor. Whole re... read more
Cocina del infierno, more like. Modern Mexican approach signaled by rustic brick walls, wood trimmings, and chocolate-colored banquettes. Menu follows décor's lead, with seasonal fare that s... read more
Only an idiot would fail to appreciate this spicy staple of the Murray Hillian diet. Munch huge burritos beneath a cascading rainbow of margaritas and mojitos. Lately catering to the health set by ... read more
Viva la Murray Hell! Intimate Mexican joint for barons and betties of Lil' Boca. Requisite primary color scheme, festive lights, chirpy girls in Syracuse sweatshirts. Decent fare, but don't expect... read more
Sprawling midtown Mexican attracts its share of lounge lizards. Rustic-ish main dining room with exposed brick, colorful art, spiffy lighting. More action on other floors: dance lounge below decks,... read more
Upscale Mexican street food dished up in Carmen Miranda's dressing room. Vynl's former digs, now more festive, kitschier than ever. Look for the not-so-authentic roadside shack and glittering sagua... read more
Two roads diverged and we took the one with more tequila. Mind-numbing array, so prepare your gullet for the worm. Flavors will also have your head spinning, shrimp ceviche, chicken en mole poblano... read more
Sandy tried to leave some literal watermarks, but riverfront perch ...
Restaurant and lounge inspired by early 20th-century music recordin...
For women who love that beach chic look, this spot really does have...
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Neighborhood burger and shake spot nabs awesome name, restored Harl...