• Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    My 5 Favorite NYC Margaritas

    The house margarita at Empellón Cocina By legend, the margarita was invented around 1940 in an Italian restaurant in Ensenada, Mexico, to commemorate the visit of the daughter of the German ambassador, who happened to be named Margarita. Now, you can get a margarita -- often, a sweetish mix ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Barbuto Chef Jonathan Waxman on His New Gig at Rosa Mexicano and How to Cook the Perfect Chicken

    No question that Barbuto chef Jonathan Waxman has seen it all. His career has now spanned several decades, but his fresh, seasonal cuisine is as contemporary as ever. Oft-cited as one of the fathers of New American cuisine, he now has a gig championing food from south of the border. Waxman recently ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2009

    Revisiting Taco Nuevo Mexico

    The Oaxaqueno tamale When I first moved to New York from Los Angeles, I despaired of finding a good taco, or good Mexican food in general. Then I started exploring Sunset Park, Jackson Heights, and the Red Hook ballfields, and realized that New York actually does have good tacos, and Mexican seafo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2008
  • Film

    November 16, 2004

    Noir Genius Exam

    Quiz me deadly: mirrors, lost highways, and afternoon sex

  • News

    August 8, 2000

    Crossover Dreams

    Latin Alternative Rock Sets Its Sights on New York