The famed food critic (Eater and formerly Village Voice) visited Taqueria Sofia (187 Suydam St.) which he says is one of his “favorite places in the neighborhood.” He also swung by Free Williamsburg favorite Tortilleria Mexicana Los Hermanos (271 Starr St.) and was — surprisingly — underwhelmed by the vegetarian taco:
The taco caused some consternation since it tasted like a side salad in a tortilla. “You know, the kind you get with your main course and leave lying on the plate.
He loved Santa Ana Deli, which we honestly have not tried, but will be making our way there ASAP to try their burrito mojado:
First to arrive were a pair of tacos placeros, or “market tacos,” that Santa Ana Deli has been instrumental in popularizing them in Bushwick. One was filled with orange rice and a freshly fried chile relleno, the other with a boiled egg. We topped both with the tomatillo-and-green-chile salsa, and pronounced them soul-satisfying. [Read more…]