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Mexican Eats: Solid Breakfast at Alimentos Saludables, Plus a Tamale Sandwich

Breakfast Scarlett Lindeman Post a comment

It may be small and scummy, but Alimentos Saludables, a tamale outpost in Sunset Park is serving the real deal: a true Mexican breakfast of champurrado, arroz con leche, and some of the best tamales in the city, if you catch them on a good day. Plus—a tamale sandwich! More

Mexican Eats: Tamales and More at La Güera, Sunset Park

Scarlett Lindeman 1 comment

The tamales from La Güera, a modest taqueria in Sunset Park, are fantastic renditions of a perfect, portable food. Tamales ($1.50) sit at the front in an Igloo cooler, all the easier peddle to pedestrians and still warm at midday. There are smoky mole tamales with dark black centers, cheese and green chili versions, and sweet pineapple-infused tamales that sometimes hold dried plums. But the phenomenal banana leaf-wrapped oaxaqueño tamales that are cause for celebration. More

Best Tamales in Queens? My Favorites, at Taqueria La Casa Del Idolo

Sara Markel-Gonzalez 10 comments

I have not been let down by these tamales; they're consistently delicious, and without question the best I have found in Queens. And at $1.00 each, a bargain. More

Off the Beaten Path: Fresh Masa and Italian Tamales at Tortilleria Nixtamal in Corona

Joe DiStefano 1 comment

With so many Mexicans living and working in Corona you’d think that a new tortilleria wouldn’t be that big of a deal. Chowhound's buzz about Tortilleria Nixtamal indicated otherwise though, and inspired me to take a hike from my... More

Harlem Tamales Cart Saves the Day

Robyn Lee Post a comment

When my friends and I stepped out of the 137th Street station on the 1 train on the way to a friend's get-together, we all thought the same thing: what would we eat for dinner? How fortuitous it was... More

Tacos and Tamales at Lupita Grocery in Astoria

Adam Kuban 3 comments

Whenever I visit friends near Ditmars Boulevard in Astoria, I make sure to take a side trip to Lupita Grocery, an otherwise nondescript little bodega on 21st Avenue. For less than $4, you can grab a small midday snack... More

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