Category Archives: Mexican

Easy Enchiladas

If A-Tooch had it her way, every night would be Mexican night for dinner. Unfortunately, this leaves no room for pizza, spaghetti or sushi, so I have to limit myself. My old roommate from California used to cook Mexi food quite a bit, so I’ve picked up some of her tricks along the way. When […]

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NYC Restaurant Reviews – Empellon, Craftbar and Cavatappo

A-Tooch has had a few interesting foodie jaunts recently, worthy of sharing with those of you who are also exploring the NYC restaurant scene. I was excited to spend New Year’s Eve at Empellon in the West Village. The new restaurant lived up to expectations, cooking a variety of flavors and dishes even for the […]

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Guest Blog Post — Vegan Nachos by Seattle Mary

Happy summer, foodies! Today’s guest post, the final in a series of 3, comes from our friend Seattle Mary. Mary (pictured left), a NY native and A-Tooch’s former foodie partner in crime, has been living in Seattle for a while now. She also has been living a vegan lifestyle for a while now (a big […]

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Nixtamalito Taco Stand – NYC

Alert! New(-ish) taco stand in town! A-Tooch went to scope it out in the kinda-random area of City Hall, right near the BK Bridge entrance. Opened not too long ago by the Corona, Queens Tortilleria Nixtamal crew, this stand offers a range of tacos, tamales, nachos and tortas. There’s a handful of tables and benches […]

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Matilda – East Village, NYC

A-Tooch recently found a cheap brunch spot worthy enough to blog about. In the overcrowded NYC market, these are hard to come by. Nestled all the way over on Avenue C (er…) is Matilda, a trendy looking spot that brands itself as “Tusc-Mex.” How could you go wrong with Tuscan Italian and Mexican food combined? […]

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La Esquina Review

A-Tooch walked over to La Esquina in SoHo for the first time a few weeks ago to see what all the hype is about. Amazing that this spot has been open for so long AND is a taqueria (my favorite kind of food) and yet I’ve never been. Now, I know I’m taking a risk […]

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Rocking Horse Cafe – Chelsea


New York City is packed with weekend brunch options and to be honest, few really stand out. How many different ways can you make eggs or pancakes? A-Tooch and friends wandered into Rocking Horse Cafe — a staple lunch/dinner spot — for Sunday funday brunch recently. I’m not crazy about the all-you-can-drink brunches (mainly because […]

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A Taco Tour of Sunset Park, Brooklyn


To celebrate her day off work diversity in honor of Martin Luther King Day, A-Tooch and friends ventured to Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The Mexican neighborhood has reputably some of the best food in the boroughs; we were tipped off to the idea by Serious Eats. In all fairness, we ate way more than just tacos. […]

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