Tag Archives: Cosme

The Absolute Best Tacos in New York

Source: Grub Street NY

We endured an irrationally exuberant era of high-end fusion tacos in the early 2000s, dark days of tortillas slicked with bespoke cremas, and stuffed with luxury tokens like “Kobe” short ribs and bluefin tartare. Our newer, ascendant glut of ambitious Mexican food is a welcome sign of …

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Daniela Soto-Innes Sneaks Sorbet When Her Pastry Chef Isn’t Looking

Source: Grub Street NY

Daniela Soto-Innes, the very talented and relentlessly energetic chef de cuisine behind Enrique Olvera’s Cosme and Atla, never stops moving. She was tapped to run Cosme at the age of 24, and won a James Beard Award for Rising Star Chef the following year. Atla, of course, opened …

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The Absolute Best Mexican Restaurants in New York

Source: Grub Street NY

Most New York City restaurants are, in a sense, Mexican. More than 25 percent of working immigrants from that country have a food-service-related job; Mexicans make up the “backbone of the industry,” Anthony Bourdain has said, “meaning most of the people, in my experience, cooking.” It follows that a multitude …

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The Obamas Stopped by Cosme Last Night for New York’s Best Tacos

Source: Grub Street NY

The president is in New York this week for the U.N. General Assembly, which doubles as an official excuse for the Obamas to further exercise their incredibly good taste in New York restaurants (among the hot spots they’ve already scratched off are Daniel, Blue …

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The Obamas Stopped by Cosme Last Night for New York’s Best Tacos

Source: Grub Street NY

The president is in New York this week for the U.N. General Assembly, which doubles as an official excuse for the Obamas to further exercise their incredibly good taste in New York restaurants (among the hot spots they’ve already scratched off are Daniel, Blue …

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Fall Tracking: When Mexican mastermind Enrique Olvera opens…

Source: Eater NY

Enrique-Olvera-Pujol-Eater-National-Interview-2011 (1).jpgWhen Mexican mastermind Enrique Olvera opens Cosme later this month he’s counting on the city’s knowledge of Mexican food to be a blessing and a curse: “A lot of people in New York eat tacos regularly….that will play both in our favor and negatively…some people are going to be really excited, some people are going to be upset about it as well.” [Monocle via Twitter]
[Adalberto R. Lanz]

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Fall Tracking: Rene Redzepi, Danny Bowien, and Jeff…

Source: Eater NY

Enrique-Olvera-Pujol-Eater-National-Interview-2011 (1).jpgRene Redzepi, Danny Bowien, and Jeff Gordinier make a culinary pilgrimage to Mexico and stop at Erique Olvera’s Pujol. The team devours a 372-day-old mole that’s served with nothing but tortillas. “When I tried it the first time, I had goose bumps,” says Redzepi. Menus for Olvera’s forthcoming New York restaurant Cosme still aren’t available, but it seems likely that mole will show up on it, even if not such an old one. [NYT]
[Adalberto R. Lanz]

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Fall Tracking: 13 Essential Facts About Enrique Olvera’s Cosme

Source: Eater NY

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[Olvera and his team at Gastronomika 2011 [Photo: Adalberto R. Lanz]]

New York’s newest resident ambassador for Mexican food Enrique Olvera is preparing to open Cosme in the Flatiron soon. In the meantime, he’s taking himself (and Jeff Gordinier) on a dining tour of some of the city’s best and most beloved restaurants, meticulously studying what makes them work. And so, gleaned from the Times profile of the acclaimed Mexican chef, here are 13 crucial things to know about Cosme and about Olvera before his restaurant opens.

· The menu for Cosme still hasn’t been released, but there ...

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Fall Tracking: New York City’s 25 Most Anticipated Fall Openings

Source: Eater NY

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As Labor Day approaches, so too does the season of big restaurant openings. Between now and the end of the year, many new restaurants will make their debut. This fall will see the arrival of new projects from some of the city’s most acclaimed chefs and new hotel restaurants from more than one major restaurateur. There will also be a couple big moves, a few promising up-and-comers, and maybe, just maybe, Brooklyn Fare Manhattan will finally open. Here is a guide to the 25 most exciting restaurants opening before the end of the year.

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Where: 35 East 21st St., ...

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Coming Attractions: Cosme, the hotly anticipated restaurant from…

Source: Eater NY

cosme.jpgCosme, the hotly anticipated restaurant from acclaimed Mexican chef Enrique Olvera is now in the recipe testing stage. The Cosme team was serving up chilaquiles at Le Fooding last week, and it’s only a matter of time before they unleash sea urchin tostadas, octopus, and more on the city. Stay tune. [Instagram]

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Coming Attractions: New York’s 30 Most Anticipated Spring/Summer Openings

Source: Eater NY

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[A Chandelier at the new Tavern on the Green by Robin Caiola]
Over the next four months, some of the dining world’s living legends will open new Manhattan restaurants. The spring and summer will also see some big imports, revivals, and spinoffs. And right now, some of the city’s most promising young chefs and restaurateurs are plotting their very first solo projects. Here’s a guide to the 30 most exciting New York restaurants that are slated to open between now and Labor Day:

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[Instagram/Aarogantswine]
30) Arrogant Swine
Where: 173 Morgan Avenue, East Williamsburg
When: July or ...

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Coming Attractions: Alex Stupak Plans to Jump Into the Tortilla-Making Game

Source: Eater NY

2013_alex_stupak_tortilleria12.jpgFollowing yesterday’s news about Enrique Olvera planning a tortilleria to accompany his new restaurant, Cosme, Alex Stupak tweeted: “Cool idea. Strangely I’m doing the same thing on St. Marks and A.” Eater reached out for more details on what he’s got planned. Here’s the word from Stupak:

We are building a bar and restaurant around a small facility dedicated to the process. Empellon Taqueria and Empellon Cocina go through 10,000 tortillas a week currently. With the opening of the new place we estimate another 5,000 will be needed. It’s time that we fully automate. Custom-made equipment is ...

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Coming Attractions: Enrique Olvera Wants to Open a Brooklyn Tortilleria

Source: Eater NY

123Enrique-Olvera-Pujol-Eater-National-Interview-2011.jpgDetails are starting to trickle in about Cosme, the highly anticipated Flatiron District restaurant from acclaimed Mexican chef Enrique Olvera. This will be a more casual affair than his forward-thinking Mexico City establishment Pujol, but Olvera is not planning on taking any shortcuts at his New York restaurant. The chef tells Food Republic:

We’re going to open a tortilleria in Brooklyn. We have a little space and are going to make tortillas and ship it to the restaurant. This guy from Blue Hill at Stone Barns is doing fair trade corn in Mexico. As in, he’s planting ...

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EaterWire: Olvera’s Cosme Coming Soon; Anita Lo on Yelpers

Source: Eater NY

enriqueolvera.jpgCOMING ATTRACTIONS — Mexican chef Enrique Olvera, of Mexico City’s highly-acclaimed Pujol drops a couple vital details on his upcoming Manhattan restaurant. The restaurant will be called Cosme, he tells Kate Krader, and the menu will be “typical Mexican cooking that I love,” with dishes like sea urchin tostadas on a bed of smoked tomatillos. [F&W]

COBBLE HILL — La Vara is hosting a five-course Cava dinner next Sunday, March 16. Dishes include warm oysters with artichoke and corned ham hock with coffee Espanol sauce, and the meal, with Cava pairings, is $65 per person. Make reservations ...

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