There are a pair of pineapples sitting in the window of Cafe el Presidente (30 West 24th Street, 212-242-3491), Tacombi's new outpost in the Flatiron, and their spiny visages are an invitation to the breakfast service recently rolled out. It is a pleasant spot to be early morning, when sunlight pour ... More >>
When the weather's nice, nothing beats a trip to our city's shores. Whether taking in the waning historic charm of a bygone era at Coney Island or parking yourself on a dune in The Rockaways, both beachside neighborhoods offer a heady mixture of fun and food. Here are the 10 best spots to indulge wh ... More >>
The quilt of melting chihuahua cheese that glues sweet al pastor pork to a gringa Madison comes on a fresh made tortilla -- not the corn kind that has finally been receiving its fair share of attention in NYC, but flour. Cafe el Presidente (30 West 24th Street, 212-242-3491), the new project from th ... More >>
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Unlike many foodstuffs, the Mexican tamale resists modernization. The process -- making a braised filling, mixing a dough, soaking cornhusks, assembling individual dumplings, wrapping each package, then steaming until cooked through -- is so time-consuming that it enervates even the most eager parti ... More >>
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Yesterday, Marion's. Tomorrow, Mexican.What happens when Hecho en Dumbo moves to the Bowery? It's still Hecho en Dumbo, new borough be damned. Ethan Smith, one of the owners of the Mexican restaurant that for the past two and a half years has been doing evening-only service at Dumbo's G ... More >>
Writing in gourmet.com, Barry Estabrook reports that an American corporation with a mega-hog farm in Veracruz state may be responsible for the swine flu outbreak. Sanitary conditions at this type of hog farm are notoriously sketchy, and Mexican authorities have accused Smithfield Farms, a ... More >>
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