Mexican

Dos Caminos - Third Avenue

Dos Caminos – Third Avenue

Not to be confused with Dos Toros, or even Tres Carnes, Dos Caminos is Spanish for "Two Sweatsocks." Wait, what? Sorry, Google translate fail. Apparently it's S...
Dos Toros

Dos Toros Taqueria – 54th & Lex

Dos Toros looks every bit the modern taqueria. From their well-hued logo to the rustic, yet modern wood thing going on with their exterior, the brand feels, ess...
Ofrenda

Ofrenda

Ms. Hipster is obsessed with the Day of the Dead. She loves the calavera, which is that Mexican sugar skull thing that you see all over the place around Hallowe...
Empellon Taqueria

Empellón Taqueria

There were tacos. And more tacos. Tacos made from duck and beef, pork, lamb, short rib pastrami and reindeer and elephant trunk. Ok, those last two are fake, bu...
Taco Bell Penn Plaza

Taco Bell (Penn Station)

You'd have to be crazy or completely desperate to end up eating here. Combining boil-in-a-bag meat and the shitshow that is Penn Station is enough to make the r...
El Maguey y La Tuna

El Maguey y La Tuna

Hooray for the old skool Mexican joint. Seriously, fuck that gold-plated burrito shit; this is the real deal. Tile floors, tile walls, plastic tablecloths, ...
El Rey del Sabor

El Rey del Sabor

Somehow Mexican food and carts just makes sense. Sure you can get some Middle Easterny type stuff and Greek and whatnot, but the Mexican stuff is kinda made to...
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...
Citrus

Citrus Bar & Grill

I swear I went to have a meal here back in like the mid-90s when Ms. Hipster lived on the UWS. That meal ended with a glass of water and some frayed nerves. H...
Cipotle Penn Plaza

Chipotle – Penn Plaza

Yes, they have tacos. Sure, burritos are on the menu. I think there's like one other thing they serve, too. It's all sitting in tins waiting to be scooped into ...
Festival Mexicano Rsstaurant

Festival Mexicano Restaurant

Quality on a sober scale, it rates no higher than your average Chevy's. To all of you out there who haven't had chain Mexican before, this is hardly a complim...
Burritoville Hell's Kitchen

Burritoville (Hell’s Kitchen 2)

I can't help but feel that this place must have served as the storeroom for the other Hell's Kitchen Burritoville a mere five blocks away. What other excuse c...
Chipotle Clinton

Chipotle – Clinton

Trying to get into this place for lunch is like moseying on over to the bread line in Manhattan in early 1932. I'm not sure when the line actually starts formin...
Mary Ann's Chelsea

Mary Ann’s (Chelsea)

This was like the little Mexican chain that could. In the mid-nineties nothing could stop the crowds from packing these joints, margarita in hand and Yankee...
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Chipotle – Bryant Park

Trying to get into this place for lunch is like moseying on over to the bread line in Manhattan in early 1932. I'm not sure when the line actually starts formin...
Centrico

Centrico

I knew it was the place the second I saw its short set of steps up to the front door. I had been here before in one of the space's former incarnations. It was...
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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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Burrito Box

This was one of those serendipitous finds that make you realize that you haven't been to like two percent of the places in The City. What was a first-time find ...