mexican food

Chipotle Opens Outpost at 71 Spring Street

Posted May 3, 2012 at 6:48 am

In the six months since Chipotle first revealed its intentions to take over 71 Spring Street, the store was surprisingly quiet.

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Coming Soon: Chipotle at 71 Spring Street

Posted October 11, 2011 at 6:28 am

In due course, the outdoor mall center that is SoHo is poised to receive a food-court eatery. Brace yourselves!

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La Barra Abandons 250 Broome Street

Posted January 11, 2011 at 6:40 am

The last couple months have been pretty rough for the twin storefronts at 250 Broome Street.

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Tulips Is Closing Its 105 Stanton Store

Posted December 3, 2010 at 6:38 am

The leasing sign dangling from the top of the security gate was the first warning sign.  Couple that with the seemingly endless sale that’s been in play all season, and it was enough to pique our suspicions.  And yesterday, we received final confirmation.  Tulips is closing its doors after more than two years at 105 […]

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Oaxaca Taqueria Now Open at 16 Extra Place

Last modified December 5, 2010 at 10:56 pm

The sterile street mall off the Bowery that never was just gained a new fast food eating establishment.  Oaxaca Taqueria opened a new franchise at 16 Extra Place yesterday afternoon.  Down at the dead end.  We walked by to pick up a menu and the place was empty.  Save for a sandwich board outside the […]

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Snack Dragon Taco Shack Opening Tomorrow

Posted June 14, 2010 at 6:28 am

As reported earlier this month, East Village taco stand Snack Dragon is opening another location at 164 Orchard Street.  And it’s almost ready.  The black-and-yellow signage, which sort of resembles a ransom note, was hoisted over the weekend.  As was a string of festive Christmas lights.

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Casa Mezcal Opens Up in Soft Launch

Last modified June 5, 2010 at 10:18 am

Now that the Orchard Street Snack Dragon is out of the bag, we can return to the other Mexican restaurant launching further south at the corner of Broome.  It’s been a long time coming, but Casa Mezcal at 86 Orchard Street is now in soft launch mode. Take a look.

Paladar Chooses New Colors and Fun Signage

Last modified November 1, 2010 at 12:22 am

Tuesday evening, Eater reported on an ownership shuffle over at Paladar on Ludlow.  Food Network star Aaron Sanchez decided to sell his stake in the venture, immediately resulting in a new look for the Latin eatery.

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Coming Soon: Snack Dragon Taco Shack at 164 Orchard

Posted May 24, 2010 at 6:33 am

At 164 Orchard Street, the tenant progression is fashion to food.  Indeed, four months ago ZACC Fashions shuttered, and now a tiny taco stand is poised to take its place.  Yes, it’s official.  The popular Snack Dragon Taco Shack – currently at 199 East Third Street – is opening its second Lower East Side location […]