Tex-Mex

Tres Carnes

Tres Carnes (Midtown East)

I’m always a little skeptical of chain restaurants that claim to have this crazy process that makes their food unique. Tres Carnes claims slow-smoke awesomeness…

Yippie Yi Yo

Yippie Yi Yo

[CLOSED] We’ve walked by this joint a thousand times. To be honest, we walked by it not only because the name is completely retarded, but…

Tequilaville

Tequilaville

[CLOSED] 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…

Sutton Watering Hole

[CLOSED] We accidentally walked in here thinking it was Sutton Place, and found, to our dismay, that this was more like a creepy version of¬†Lolita…

Santa Fe Bar & Grill

Santa Fe Bar & Grill

[CLOSED] I can still hear the faint sound of my rumbling stomach bouncing off the adobe walls in Santa Fe’s vast emptiness. Why there was…

Mo’s Caribbean

Mo’s Caribbean

[CLOSED] We always found it weird that spring break bars in Mexico and any other tropical locale feel the need to recreate the outside atmosphere…

Johnny Utah's

Johnny Utah’s

You gotta worry about a joint that names itself after a Keanu Reeves character in Point Break. You gotta worry even more about a place…

Johnny Tejano’s

[CLOSED] Became: Osso Buco Almost like losing a close relative, sadly, Johnny’s is gone. Mexico meets the Upper East Side at this inexpensive Tex-Mex haven…

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…