Tag: Salvation Taco

  • The 10 Best Restaurants for Break-Ups in NYC

    This time of year always brings out New York’s mushy side when it comes to dining out: Which restaurants have the most romantic view? Which restaurants have the best decor? Which place has a wait staff I can trust who can keep my engagement ring on ice until I give the signal? But what about […]

  • BrisketTown Is Serving Lunch and The General’s Got Doughnuts

    ISA in Williamsburg is now open for lunch from noon to 4 p.m. The Mediterranean restaurant has turned some of their dinner entree options into smaller dishes divided into snacks, pizzas, soups, and salads. Some items, like the Tuscan kale Caesar salad garnished with sourdough croutons, are available for both meals, but the new breakfast […]

  • Tortas Miss the Mark at April Bloomfield’s Salvation Taco

    The press has been fawning over Salvation Taco, April Bloomfield and Ken Friedman’s Mexican-inspired bar in Murray Hill, ever since it opened two months ago, and for good reason–the Bloomfield-ian touches, like lamb on naan, pineapple and pork belly salads, and deep fried pigs ears, a panoply of crunch and chew, are addictive. But the […]

  • A Look at New ‘Cue around NYC; Pigs Ears Amidst Chaos at Salvation Taco

    Our own Robert Sietsema surveys the latest barbecue offerings from “the East Village to Gowanus,” and finds worthwhile rib-stickers throughout the boroughs. His saucy list of favorites includes Daniel Delany’s BrisketTown, “which obsesses on beef brisket smoked in a trailer located just off Flushing Avenue,” the “barnlike” Mighty Quinn’s in the East Village, and Fletcher’s […]

  • Tongue These Pig Ears at the Pod Hotel’s Salvation Taco

    On a recent evening, a friend at the thumping, packed Salvation Taco—a new Mexican restaurant in the Pod 39 hotel—wondered if the nonlinear service we were experiencing might work as a model for chaos theory, at least at a TED talk. Waiters appeared at our table unpredictably, sometimes with things we’d ordered, and sometimes without. […]