Eye Candy From Mission Cantina, This Week’s Reviewed Restaurant


“Our city,” writes Scarlett Lindeman in this week’s review of Mission Cantina (172 Orchard Street), “is giving Mexico its due.” And that’s because big name restaurateurs like Danny Bowien have picked up the mantle, digging into the cuisine and making it their own. Bowien’s restaurant is producing corn tortillas from scratch and using them to bed a dozen taco fillings, an admirable detail that helps Mission on its quest for fluency in this type of food, even if other parts of the menu still need some work.

Bradley Hawks shot a few of the dishes at Mission Cantina; take a look at his work here and then head on over and read Lindeman’s full review.