Mexican Food

15 Recipes For Mexican Food And Drinks: The Basics

It’s prime time for the fine cuisine of Mexico!
Apr 24, 2015 3:00 pm

Whether you’re gearing up for Cinco de Mayo (or perhaps Cinco de Cuatro, for those of you planning another Arrested Development-themed party) or just want some go-to recipes to quickly satisfy a craving for Mexican food, this is the list for you. We’ve gathered some staples of Mexican cuisine to get you started, including some excellent drinks to keep your warm-weather fiestas feisty.

Enrique Olvera's Cosme Is Serious. Also? These 5 Places For Mexican In NYC.

Good New York City Mexican is no longer an oxymoron
Feb 6, 2015 12:00 pm

At New York newcomer Cosme, chef Enrique Olvera combines a Mexican mindset with local ingredients from the Hudson Valley and surrounding regions. Pete Wells took notice and awarded the Mexican chef three stars last week. Here are five other places (well, four places and one neighborhood) that skip the gimmicky props — for the most part — and dish out authentic, regional Mexican food in New York City.

What’s Enrique Olvera Doing With All That Wasabi And Yuzu Kosho? Mexican Food.

At Cosme in NYC, simple food with a Mexican soul
Oct 27, 2014 9:00 am

“I didn’t come here to cook like my grandmother,” says Mexico’s most famous chef, Enrique Olvera, sitting on a stool at his new Flatiron restaurant Cosme. As Contributing Editor Matt Rodbard finds out, the Mexico City chef is taking Manhattan in stride.

Are People Over-Thinking The Burrito?

Within the tortilla we find the depths of obsession
Sep 11, 2014 9:00 am

The simple street food that often occupies so much of our stomachs now seems to be encroaching on an increasing amount of brain space, as well. Chris Shott gets wrapped up in all the analytics, all the history and all the debate that makes the once-meager burrito such a point of pride for so many people.

Albóndigas Con Salsa Verde Recipe

Succulent Mexican meatballs in spicy green broth
Sep 10, 2014 3:30 pm
albondigas salsa verde

As a young boy visiting Mexico, chef and restaurateur Scott would spend hours in the kitchen with his grandmother and aunts, helping prepare recipes that had been passed down through generations. His recent book, Authentic Mexican Cooking, is a tribute to the cuisine that inspires him. Next up: meatballs in an aromatic salsa verde broth.

New York City, Get Ready For Masa Fest!

Mexican food fans, mark your calendar: August 9
Jul 24, 2014 2:30 pm

Without masa harina, there would be no tortillas. Without tortillas, there would be no nachos, enchiladas, huevos rancheros, breakfast tacos, steak tacos, fish tacos...no tacos, period. No arepas, pupusas, tamales or sopes, either. Embrace this crucial ingredient, learn its importance in all our lives, then let's go get tacos at Masafest on August 9 on the Rockaway Boardwalk at 97th Street. All the details, after the jump. 

12 Light And Summery Mexican Recipes

Ceviche, enchilada, agua fresca for warm weather
Jun 23, 2014 11:00 am

When the season turns to summer, we can’t make enough of these Mexican dishes. Because, it makes us think about traveling to Mexico. We think of rays of sunny warmth. Heat, sweat and a chilled Modelo to cool things down. We think of grilled meats and bursts of acid from a freshly halved lime. We think of the fine mix of smoked clams and tequila. Mexican cooking is warm-weather cooking for us, and here are 12 recipes to help get you in the mood. 

Alex Stupak's Wild Oaxaca Market Adventure

NYC chef was on a chorizo and chapulines tear
Feb 6, 2014 10:00 am

We quickly discovered on our recent visit to Oaxaca with chefs Alex Stupak and Lauren Resler that the couple would be perfectly happy doing nothing else on their trip but wandering through the region’s vast markets. And man did they hit some markets in this chile-packed day in the Mexican state.

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