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Atla Is a Mexican Restaurant Designed For How New Yorkers Eat Now

Source: Grub Street NY

“There’s no such thing as a perfect restaurant,” a dyspeptic old critic once admonished the Underground Gourmet, and, of course, she was right. So in acknowledgment of this fact, let’s start this review off by listing all the flaws and defects that prevent Enrique Olvera’s new Noho canteen, Atla, …

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The Absolute Best Guacamole in New York

Source: Grub Street NY

Like haiku, guacamole is a heavily codified, hard-to-master, deceptively complex tradition with very few elements, all of which need to be perfect. Obviously, avocados, preferably creamy Hass avocados from Mexico or California, are the main stakeholder in a guacamole’s greatness. The presence of acid (lime juice, ideally), onions (white or …

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Atla’s Fish Milanese Is a Sleeper Sensation

Source: Grub Street NY

One thing Enrique Olvera and Daniela Soto-Innes have been particularly vocal about regarding their new Mexican-inspired café, Atla, is that it’s not intended to be a destination restaurant but a neighborhood joint. The problem with this plan is that the chefs have created a menu full of dishes …

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Enrique Olvera’s Atla is New York’s Latest Breakfast Destination

Source: Grub Street NY

Chilaquiles are one of the world’s great breakfast foods. Quartered tortillas that are lightly fried, then simmered in salsa, and topped with crema, cheese, cilantro, and maybe some meat or eggs: Morning meals don’t really get much better. At their restaurant Cosme, the acclaimed chef Enrique Olvera and …

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13 Promising Restaurants Opening Before Spring

Source: Grub Street NY

If winter is beginning to seem endless, take heart (and sustenance) in these newcomers, all poised to arrive before spring’s first ramp.

Tuck Into Enrique Olvera’s Pambazo

Don’t be fooled by Atla‘s fancy new-construction digs: Cosme‘s Noho spinoff is Chef Olvera’s version of a casual neighborhood …

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