Margaritas

Maracas

Maracas

Way back in the day there was a small, small man who bore an uncanny resemblance to a once mighty, yet utterly despicable, leader of the great nation of Ger...
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Ixta

Mr. Mxyzptlk, are you there? Boy have we found the place for you. Better not call Bizarro Superman and The Scarecrow to tell 'em where to meet, as uttering ...
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Tortilla Flats

Imagine, if you will, a drunken, adult version of Chuck E. Cheese's in which you're the main attraction. Yes, it's your turn to make a complete ass of yoursel...
Tio Pepe

Tio Pepe

Arrrriba! Sorry, I have to start all my horrendous Spanish/Mexican reviews with some trite Spanish cliché. It's a problem, and I'll work on it (look for my tone...
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Rosa Mexicano – First Avenue

You know us here at TPKBAGS (that's Mr. Hipster's Booze & Grub Survey). We love the Mexican food. We grew up with it. We cherish it and hold it close to our...
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El Azteca Mexican Restaurant

We're sick of telling you that we didn't try the food at Mexican restaurants. Well, not to disappoint, we're gonna tell you again. We didn't try the food at t...
Arriba Arriba

Arriba Arriba – West Side

The morons in this place wouldn't let us sit at a table without ordering food. The bar is the size of an airplane bathroom, and kinda smells like one. There was...
Panchito's Mexican Restaurant

Panchito’s Mexican Restaurant

Jeez, who can remember? We know the place is reeealy long and serves Bohemia and margaritas. We don't recall the food; maybe we didn't eat any. The place had a ...
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Miracle Grill (East Village)

This place rocks! Now that I have my teeny-bopper, girl-with-a-guitar exclamation out of the way, I'll explain to you exactly why it is that Miracle Grill k...
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Mexican Radio

Let's just start this off by saying that Mexican food is almost always a crowd pleaser. Very rarely will you get a "no" when suggesting the tantalizing flav...
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Tequilaville

The only mass-produced Mexican food that's really worth anything is Taco Bell. Period. Along comes Tequilaville, where flavor goes to die. Do you like your ...
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El Teddy’s

If you haven't been in El Teddy's, you've probably walked by it and wondered what the hell was going on inside. The exterior features "Teddy's" spelled out ...
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Mo’s Caribbean

We always found it weird that spring break bars in Mexico and any other tropical locale feel the need to recreate the outside atmosphere inside. In other wo...
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Maz Mezcal

Another thing we thought we'd never see: expensive Mexican food. Usually, in order to justify higher prices for what used to be cheap grub, restaurateurs would ...
Caliente Cab Co.

Caliente Cab Co.

Addendum After the Giuliani no-fun machine got ahold of the all-you-can-drink specials in the mid and late nineties, the Caliente margarita brunch went from u...
El Rio Grande

El Rio Grande

Have you ever been to one of those places where it just smells like a fight is brewing? Maybe it's the thirty guys crowded around the bar ogling the three secre...
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Miracle Grill (West Village)

The miracle is that anyone can find this place. Buried way in the recesses of the West Village, the original baby of Mesa Grill's Bobby Flay is actually a "...