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NYC Eats: Calexico is Coming to Park Slope

Photo Courtesy of Calexico.net After much ado, the latest Calexico outpost is set to open on Fifth Avenue in Park Slope this January. The Greenpoint location of the California-meets-Mexico taco joint has been …
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Eating Pig Ears and Chicken Feet at Salvation Taco

Ed note: This weekend, I received the following text from Remezcla's Creative Director: AHHHH. Clearly, I needed to know everything about this place. Katro didn't let us down - she brings the scoop …
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Sindicato de Cocineros: Williamsburg's Hidden Gem

This cozy upscale Mexican spot opened quietly about six months ago right on the border of Williamsburg/Greenpoint, and has kinda been flying under the radar ever since - know about it! Just across …
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Lessons in Marketing: Flour Tortillas vs. Wraps

Twitter: @AndreaGompf Sometimes you have to take a break from life's day to day minutiae to ponder the bigger, deeper questions. Questions like: "Why does the Miss Universe competition only feature contestants from …
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Mexico 2000 To Open Second Location

Mexico 2000 is one of South Williamsburg's best kept secrets - or so we thought. This hole-in-the-wall bodega/restaurant sells some of Brooklyn's most authentic (and inexpensive) Mexican fare, including chimichangas, pozole, menudo, …
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Kitchen Therapy: Tortillas a Mano

I’m blessed to have my abuela alive and 10 minutes away from me. She’s 93 years old (she thinks) and was born in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua Mexico. She came to L.A. as …
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Kitchen Therapy: Pozole for the Soul

If your mom is as sentimental as mine, she gave you a copy of Chicken Soup for the Soul at some point in your life. Mine was Chicken Soup for the Teenage …
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Happy National Margarita Day!

Today is Fat Tuesday, and I hope you're not planning on giving up tequila for Lent, because tomorrow - February 22nd - is National Margarita Day. In order to help you celebrate, …
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Añejo Will Age Gracefully

Though he is hesitant to dub it Mexican, the first restaurant venture of the Dominican-Italian Top Chef contestant Angelo Sosa is pretty much a south of the border fiesta. With a name …
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FOOD: A Mexican Winter at Miami’s Seasons 52

It's hard to find restaurants that revolve around fresh, seasonal ingredients in Miami. However, Seasons 52 has an eclectic menu that changes (you guessed it) seasonally. I tried the Winter menu at …
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Tortas are the new Tacos

Tacos were huge in 2011. They faced some stiff South American competition from arepas, but they held strong. Now, for insurance, Mexico is firing another shot in the war for gourmet street …
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The Platt 101 Honors a Few Latin Joints

Back in 2006, New York Magazine food critic Adam Platt released his top 101 restaurants in New York City, but not without poking fun at himself, first. He wrote: You’ll find similar crotchety …
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Salon Hecho's New Concert Lineup Starts Tonight

New downtown bar/music venue Salon Hecho, which opened in October with a performance by Dapuntobeat and featured such Remezcla Music featured artists as Rey Pila and Dani Shivers. As the name implies, …
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I eat, therefore Yo Soy

It all started with a carrot soup in the autumn of 2004.  Or more accurately, a carrot star anise soup—sweet, sunny, and tasty---that, as if out of a chapter from a Laura …
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Latin Food: The Latest Culinary Trend?

Take a walk down any street in New York or stroll through the busiest neighborhoods of Chicago and you'll be bombarded with dining options, most of which, these days, are all Latin. …
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Mexican Food 101 With Chef Sue Torres!

With 2010’s New York Food & Wine Festival just around the corner, Remezcla enlisted one of our favorite Latin chefs, Sue Torres, owner of Sueños restaurant in Chelsea, to give us the …
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Latin Food Trucks in the Running for a Vendy Cup!

New York street food has come a long way since the days of mystery-meat hot dogs and over-salted, stale pretzels, and the people at Street Vendor Project at the Urban Justice Center's …
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Luchando for the Best Mexican Food

We’ll admit that when it comes to Latin dinning in the city Mexican is far from your best bet. And by this, we mean below the lowest of the low. Anyone from …
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Hecho en Dumbo, Rumbo a Manjátan

The countdown is on. You have 4 days. One of Dumbo's only worthwhile restaurants--and one of NYC's best Mexican restaurants--is closing its doors. Hecho en Dumbo's last night is this Saturday, October …
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