The influx of Mexican immigrants in the last decademostly from the mountainous southern states of Puebla, Guerrero, and Oaxacahas yet to produce any great restaurants, though the hardworking émigrés are often spotted in New York's most illustrious kitchens. Most Mexican cafés are just taquerías, places fit for a beer or two and a good taco, torta, or plate of chicken mole poblano, but not for the kind of ambitious meals that regional cooks are capable of. But gradually, the quality and scope of Mexican cooking in town have... More >>>
By photo: Tara Engberg
At Mexico Dos, Veronika Mitra gets to serve some of the subtlest mo-lays in town.