It’s true that New York City is a long way from Texas. But breakfast tacos, a Lonestar state staple, taste just as good up north. Here are some of the best versions available throughout New York City.
We’ve written about Tribeca Taco Truck before, but haven’t tried their burritos yet. This trip called for a carne asada burrito, which cost $8.
CBS 2′s Tony Tantillo shows you just how easy it is to make tasty tacos.
Last weekend, we went to the All About Downtown Festival in Jersey City. At the fest were more than a dozen of NYC’s best food trucks, but there were also a few local Jersey City vendors.
There’s a fairly new food truck in town called Taco Bite, but since we’ve been eating and writing about tacos a lot lately, we decided to get a burrito this time.
Once a town where almost no one could get a good Mexican (or even Californian) taco, New York is now a city with a plethora of options making national ‘best of’ lists.
It starts with a corn tortilla stuffed with beans that’s shaped like a surfboard. On top of the tortilla is your choice of meat (I got chorizo), along with lettuce, tomato, onions, crumbled cojita cheese, cilantro, crema, and a few thin avocado slices.
There was lots of meat on each taco, which were topped with lettuce, tomato, onions, crema, crumbled cojita cheese, cilantro and thankfully, two tortillas per taco. There were even a few sliced radishes.
We dare you to assert that New Yorkers don’t get the good Mexican food L.A. does. In anticipation of Cinco de Mayo, we searched the city, and these are the best restaurants serving empanadas, tostadas and chimichangas.
One of the better lunch deals around is 3 tacos for $7 at KTT. There are 4 different types to chooses from, and you can mix and match. I got a short rib, a chicken and a falafel taco.
The batter was light and the fish inside was nice and moist. With 6 pieces, there was plenty of meat in the main course – but the sauces were what made this lunch dish.
Today is Kimchi Taco Truck’s first “birthday,” and to celebrate, they will have $1 tacos all day.
Tribeca Taco Truck has some of the best sauces around – spicy mango, avocado crema and pineapple BBQ sauces are just a few of them. After some time away, the food truck is back on the city streets with a new and improved menu.
Skip the chains and head for the real deal — typically a restaurant in a Mexican neighborhood, or a cart. Here are our picks for the best tacos in NYC.
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