Category Mexican

Brunch at Hecho en Dumbo, NYC

Hecho en Dumbo, started as a pop-up in 2007 in Dumbo, Brooklyn.  The popular Manhattan location of Hecho en Dumbo opened in 2010.  Chef Danny Mena successfully creates contemporary takes on traditional dishes from Mexico City.  This post is about a weekend brunch (with very few vegetarian options) at Hecho en Dumbo in Manhattan. The […]

Wahaca: Mexican Market Food in London

Wahaca, a restaurant (now a chain) serving Mexican Market Food, was founded by MasterChef (2005) winner Thomasina Miers.  Wahaca has recently (in 2012 and 2013) won the Sustainable Restaurant Group of the Year award.  Wahaca offer lots of options for vegetarians and for those looking for (naturally) gluten-free dishes (there is a gluten-free menu as […]

El Camion offers late night Mexican in Soho, London

El Camion is a small(ish) Mexican dining spot in Soho, London that serves food from the Baja Peninsula and North West Mexico.  El Camion’s decor with its bright floral table cloth, bright lighting, and displays of a range of hot sauces and alcohol feels very much like a Mexican restaurant in NYC (like Hecho en […]

Tender smoky grilled meat and vegetables at Tres Carnes NYC

Isn’t warm weather synonymous with barbecue?  Did you barbecue yesterday to celebrate the American Independence Day? If you did not and want to know a great place where you get smoked barbecued meat straight from the grill (granted without the “pleasure” of working the grill yourself), then Tres Carnes is “the” place to go  to! […]

Spicy Tacos and Chocolate Flan at Empellon Taqueria

Cinco de Mayo (Fifth of May) was the day on which the Mexican Army defeated the French in the Battle of Peubla in 1862.  In many part of the US with a heavy Mexican – American population, Cinco de Mayo has evolved into a celebration of Mexican culture and heritage.   Many restaurants in NYC have Cinco […]

Fresh seafood at Fred’s House Seafood Market & Grill in Cancun

Where can one find fresh seafood in Cancun?  There are plenty of restaurants serving fresh seafood, I suppose.  One of those many, for sure, is Fred’s House Seafood Market & Grill.  Fred’s House is a stand-alone, casual, seafood restaurant in the Hotel Zone, right across from the J W Marriott Hotel.   While it is a […]

Lunch by the beach at Isla Contoy in Cancun

At the end of the year, when all you want to do is to laze by the pool or the beach, or by the pool and by the beach, you just want to eat at the closest restaurant by the pool or the beach (I know, I know, this sentence is long and boring).  That is […]