Burrito baby of two San Fran expats who found themselves lost and alone in taqueria-slim NYC. Must have fed their sorrows at Chipotle, however. Familiar wood and tin design, straightforward carni... read more
Legendary Red Hook truck brings its Puebla home cooking to a South Slope brick and mortar. Interior is classic third-world luncheonette, with a front counter lit by a neon palm tree. Dining room ha... read more
Chef and co-owner Jason Marcus (of Traif in Williamsburg) serves dozens of Mexican-themed eats here, like spicy rock shrimp gorditas and bright Spanish mackerel tartare, all regulated to various &l... read more
Mexican slow food. Cozy space lightly themed toward the Lotería card game. Kitchen puts on regional emphases. Seared tuna steak with cactus, raw Long Island oysters on the seafood side. Duck... read more
The team behind Colonie brings high-end Mexican flavors to Dumbo. Chef Sam Richman's menu reflects fascination with fresh ingredients, authentic recipes. Start things off with the Aguachile: scallo... read more
Landmark 1952 Wythe Diner gets the Esquina treatment. Like downtown original, varies from tacos at the window to formal surrounds in the dark back room. Chrome-trimmed dining car dispenses a cool h... read more
Mom and pop duo add the Williamsburg waterfront to their Móle mini-empire. Sidewalk scene up front, lively little bar, warm dining room. Tile, brick, and wood beams feel as authentic as ... read more
Nabe fave La Superior takes its game up a step with a sweet little cantina. Massive chandelier illuminates locals chowing down on out of the ordinary Mexican. Octopus tostadas, cactus soup, sea... read more
Raising the bar for NYC Mexican. SoCal brothers behind the Calexico carts drop a second spot sans wheels. Shiny vendor-style metal out front leads to quaint space with a full bar and a back garden.... read more
Raising the bar for NYC Mexican. SoCal brothers behind the Calexico carts finally open a spot sans wheels. Purposefully mismatched space centers on bright red stucco wall sprinkled with crosses and... read more
Chef served stints at Barrio Chino and Mercadito, and this East Williamsburg haute Mexican spot shoots for similar effects. Authentic cooking (not that goopy stuff) recalling hometown Coyoacá... read more
Chef’s from Mexico City, trained at Le Cordon Bleu, honed by stint as culinary director for Rosa Mexicano. Experience distilled into excellent modern Mexican bites. Yucatan shrimps with bla... read more
Williamsburg's coziest South American kitchen. Spanish for general store, which in Argentina apparently means chairs hanging from the rafters, grandma wallpaper, antler art. Playfulness extends to ... read more
Lovely/rowdy Union Pool patio gets even more utility with addition of LA-style taco truck. Slings tacos made with fresh, local, and organic ingredients. Beef, fish, awesome chorizo. Also tortas and... read more
SoCal in G-Point, dude. What started out as basically a squat with a couple of picnic tables is now totally legit, with a full bar, big backyard, and whole slew of Mexican eats. Street food is the ... read more
Tacos doled out by indie-rock hipsters from a truck parked at the heart of Bedford. Could spell trouble, but street cred's earned by tasty bites: expertly stuffed burritos with generous protein-to-... read more
Authentic, working-class Mexican diner in the heart of hipsterville gets raves for its authentic cuisine. Open 24-hours, so plenty of early-morning mingling between last-callers and early-risers. C... read more
Frozen ‘rita cantina servicing heavily trafficked stretch of Bedford Ave. Fun touches like year-round Christmas lights, photos of Mexican war heroes, slashed bar stools, and food too. Steer c... read more
Best parking lot drunk this side of the Velvet Revolver tailgate at Jones Beach. Enviro chic spin-off of Soho/Smith Street café faves. Order inside, take your ticket to the truck, then dig i... read more
Sandy tried to leave some literal watermarks, but riverfront perch ...
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