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 All Ardsley Listings10502, history, about ardsley, about activities, attractions, things to do, places to go, hiking in ardsley, biking in ardsley, picnic in ardsley, great hunger memorial, children, town of ardsley, kids, children, golf courses in westchester  

Ardsley Restaurants

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 - Mexican Food

10502, Mexico Restaurant, traditional Mexican food, Ardsley, NY, Authentic Traditional Mexican Food, Tex-Mex offerings, Burritos, Fajitas and our Veggie Meals | Westchester Fiesta Mexico

914-478-4672 
  Fiesta Mexico Restaurant, serving authentic Traditional Mexican food, is located at 468 Ashford Ave, Ardsley, NY 10502 in Westchester County.

From Fiesta Mexico: "Fiesta Mexico Restaurant opened in 2005 and is located in Ardsley, New York. Owner Gerardo Ponce and his brothers who originally are from Puebla, Mexico, have been in the restaurant business for over 25 years. They started their careers in Florida and moved north to the New York area 7 years ago. Fiesta Mexico prides itself on serving only Authentic Traditional Mexican Food along with a medley of Tex-Mex offerings Some of our customer's favorites include Burritos, Fajitas and our Veggie Meals for those seeking a health conscious meal. All meals on our menus are available for take out. As a compliment to your meal, enjoy a cocktail such as our famous Fiesta Margarita, a Tequila Sunrise, or a Mexican Ice tea. Our house Sangria made on premises is a customer favor. Fiesta Mexico | Westchester restaurant review, website and more . . .
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Armonk Restaurants

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 - Mexican Food

10504, Mexico, Mexican food, Armonk, Westchester NY | Westchester Mariachi Mexico

914-273-6805 
  Mariachi Mexico, serving Mexican food, is located at 4 Main Street in Armonk, Westchester NY 10504. Mariachi Mexico | Westchester  more . . .
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Bedford Hills Restaurants

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 - Mexican Food

10507, Mexican Grill, Mexican food, Bedford Hills, NY, Outdoor dining, Mexican chain, Restaurant Review | Westchester Salsa Fresca Mexican Grill - Bedford Hills

914-241-0900 
  Salsa Fresca Mexican Grill, serving Mexican food blended with influences from California, is located at 720 North Bedford Road, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 in Westchester County.

From Salsa Fresca: "Enjoy delicious flavors of Mexico blended with influences from California. Take a culinary adventure with us - we won’t let you down. Whether you like pulled pork, grilled chicken, homemade guacamole, or margaritas. We offer friendly counter service and both indoor and outdoor seating. You may choose one of our signature dishes or build your own combination of foods. Either way, you will be served fresh, quality, delicious food in a timely fashion. Our ingredients are first quality and fresh, period. Salsa Fresca Mexican Grill - Bedford Hills | Westchester restaurant review, website and more . . .
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Bedford Village Restaurants

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 - Mexican Food

10506, Northern New Mexican, Bedford, NY, neighborhood restaurant in Bedford, NY, Restaurant Review, Family Restaurant, Kid friendly, Local, grass-fed, and organic options, Healthy food options, The word is, family-friendly restaurant | Westchester TRUCK Restaurant

914-234-8900 
  TRUCK, serving Northern New Mexican organic and grass-fed cuisine, is located at 391 Old Post Road (Route 22), Bedford, NY 10506 in Westchester County.

From Truck: "TRUCK is a casual, neighborhood restaurant in Bedford, NY, making wholesome meals in an atmosphere with a comfortable, vintage feel that is reminiscent of simpler times. TRUCK’s menu is inspired by the down-home cooking traditions of Northern New Mexico where the food has been influenced by Cowboy, Native American and Mexican cultures. TRUCK’s menu features tacos, enchiladas and signature salads made with grass-fed beef, sustainably raised pork and vegetables straight from local farms whenever possible." TRUCK Restaurant | Westchester restaurant review, website and more . . .
 All Briarcliff Manor Listings10510, history, about briarcliff, village of briarcliff manor, activities, attractions, things to do, hudson river, golf at westchester golf courses, best golf courses in the country, antique shops, antique dealers, outdoor activities, fishing, picnic  

Briarcliff Manor Restaurants

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 - Mexican Food

10510, Mexican Restaurant, Briarcliff Manor, NY, Restaurant Review, Outdoor dining on patio, Serving lunch and dinner, The word is, sangria is great, delicious tableside guacamole, salsa,enjoying this restaurant | Westchester Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant - Briarcliff Manor

914-944-4380 
  Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant is located at at 2 Union Street in the hamlet of Scarborough in the Town of Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510 in Westchester County.

Restaurant Review
Full Bar
Guadalajara's Sangria
Live music
Noise level = Can get very loud
Online ordering
Outdoor dining on patio
Serving lunch and dinner
Vegetarian options Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant - Briarcliff Manor | Westchester restaurant review, website and more . . .
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Bronxville Restaurants

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 - Mexican Food

10708, Bronxville, NY, Restaurant Review, Outdoor seating in front of restaurant, The word is, Noisy but fun restaurant, tasty Mexican food | Westchester Blue Moon Mexican Cafe

914-337-4000 
  Blue Moon Mexican Cafe is located at 25 Pondfield Rd #7-27 in Bronxville, NY 10708 and at 19 Main Street in Hastings-on-Hudson NY 10706.

Restaurant Review
Check current promotions on website
Live Music
Outdoor seating in front of restaurant Blue Moon Mexican Cafe | Westchester restaurant review, website and more . . .
 All Croton-on-Hudson Listings10520, village of croton-on-hudson, history, croton landing, croton and new croton dams, new croton aqueduct, croton dam, about croton-on-hudson, activities, attractions, things to do, places to go, fishing, children, kids, picnic at a croton-on-hudson  

Croton-on-Hudson Restaurants

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 - Mexican Food

10520, Mexican food, Croton-on-Hudson, Westchester NY | Westchester Mex-To-Go "Mexican take-out"

914-271-8646 
  Mex-to-go, serving Mexican food, is located at 345 South Riverside Ave in Croton-on-Hudson, Westchester NY 10520. Mex-To-Go  "Mexican take-out" | Westchester  website and more . . .

10520, Mexican cuisine,Croton-on-Hudson NY, Hudson River Towns, Hudson River Towns of Westchester County | Westchester Tenampa Restaurant

914-271-2920 
  Tenampa Restaurant, serving Mexican cuisine, is located at 2011 Albany Post Road Croton-on-Hudson NY 10520, in one of the Hudson River Towns of Westchester County. Press blue button for menus and more about Tenampa Restaurant. Tenampa Restaurant | Westchester  website and more . . .
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Dobbs Ferry Restaurants

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 - Mexican Food

10522, Restaurant, Mexican food, Dobbs Ferry NY, Hudson River Towns, Southern Westchester County, seasonal ingredients, organic produce, Natural and Organic Ingredients, Sunday Brunch, Great food, healthy food, affordable prices, Restaurant Review | Westchester Tomatillo "Mexican"

914-478-2300 
  Tomatillo Restaurant, serving Mexican food, is located at 13 Cedar Street, Dobbs Ferry NY 10522, in one of the River Towns of Lower Westchester County.

From the owners: "Our menu draws mainly from Mexico, but many of our fresh, seasonal ingredients come right from the Hudson Valley, including organic produce from the Stone Barns Center. We make everything fresh, from the rainbow chips to the guacamole. Build your own burrito or go with a favorite. Our goal is to be inventive and healthy, delicious and affordable." Tomatillo  "Mexican" | Westchester restaurant review, website and more . . .
 All Hartsdale Listings10530, southwestern, hamlet of hartsdale, history, historical information, about hartsdale, things to do, around hartsdale, activities, attractions, places to go, golf course in hartsdale, parks around greenburgh, time to eat, restaurants in hartsdale  

Hartsdale Restaurants

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 - Mexican Food

10530, Hartsdale, Mexican food, Hartsdale, NY, Restaurant Review, Serving lunch and dinner, Sunday Brunch, The word is, Fun atmosphere, Mexican, guacamole made table-side, Bar and Lounge, Sunday Brunch | Westchester Vega "Mexican"

914-723-0010 
  Vega, serving Mexican food, is located at 187-189 Hartsdale Ave, Hartsdale, NY 10530 in Westchester County.

From the owner: "Vega Mexican is a traditional Mexican restaurant offering its customers a large variety of classical Mexican items made from fresh vegetables, meats, pleasing dining area with striking contemporary design it also includes a stylish bar which offers beers, wines and wide range of cocktails. Our restaurant features classical Mexican favorites such as Enchiladas , Quesadillas, Shrimp Veracruz, Tacos, Fajitas, Shrimp Ceviche, Burritos, Guacamole, Tortilla Chips which are freshly prepared in our premises."

Restaurant Review
Bar and Lounge (separate area with tables for dining)
Noise level - Can get loud
Serving lunch and dinner
Sunday Brunch

Vega  "Mexican" | Westchester restaurant review, website and more . . .
 All Irvington-on-Hudson Listings10533, irvington-on-hudson, about irvington, things to do, about activities, attractions, matthiessen park in irvington, golfer, play golf, restaurants in irvington, southwestern, history of irvington, washington irvington  

Irvington-on-Hudson Restaurants

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 - Mexican Food

10533, Mexican cuisine, Irvington, NY, Happy Hour, Mexican Tacos, Quesadillas, best Margaritas, Restaurant Review, Cuisine = Mexican, Family restaurant, Serving lunch and dinner, The word is, Rave reviews, local Mexican, Mexican food | Westchester La Chinita Poblana

914-231-9398 
  La Chinita Poblana, serving Mexican cuisine, is located at 61 Main Street, Irvington, NY 10533 in Westchester County.

From La Chinita Poblana: "Our Guacamole is made using the freshest ingredients available. Whether you want to enjoy Happy Hour with friends after that long work week or just have appetizers and dinner, we offer delicious authentic options. If you're looking for the taste of Mexican Tacos, Quesadillas, or the best Margaritas in town, then come to La Chinita Poblana." La Chinita Poblana | Westchester restaurant review, website and more . . .
 All Larchmont Listings10538, history of larchmont, history, things to do, places to visit, activities, attractions, dining,  parks in larchmont, golf courses, antique stores, concerts in flint park, larchmont restaurants, buying a home in larchmont, mta larchmont train  

Larchmont Restaurants

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 - Mexican Food

Burritos, casual Mexican, Larchmont, Westchester County, Nyack, Rockland County, healthy items, menus, reviews, about Harry's Burritos, Restaurant Review, The word is, margaritas, great happy hour | Westchester Harry's Burritos - Larchmont

914-833-2222 
  Harry's Burritos is a casual Mexican located at 94 Chatsworth Ave in Larchmont, Westchester County, and 90 Main Street in Nyack, Rockland County.

From Harry's Burritos: "Named after my Grandfather and Father, Harry's Burritos and Benny's Burritos have been making delicious burritos and an assortment of Cal/Mex inspired offerings since 1987. As an art student in San Francisco in the late 70's and early 80's and living on a rather limited budget, burritos were the perfect meal. When I returned to NYC in 1985 I had a hard time finding a burrito that came close to those I had tasted on the west coast. With this in mind I opened Harry's Burritos in 1987. Benny's Burritos opened 4 months later and we've been rolling our own ever since. We continue to refine our menu and come up with new and healthy items. As always, all of our ingredients are prepared fresh daily and never use any lard, animal rennet or artificial preservatives and never any trans fats." Harry's Burritos - Larchmont | Westchester restaurant review, website and more . . .

10538, Larchmont, NY, Happy Hour, Ladies Night, Restaurant Review, Full Bar, Outdoor seating, Serving lunch and dinner, WiFi = Free, The word is, Excellent service | Westchester Tequila Sunrise

914-834-6378 
  Tequila Sunrise is located at 145 Larchmont Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538 in Westchester County.

From the owner: "Call us for more about Happy Hour, Ladies Night, and special events." Tequila Sunrise | Westchester restaurant review, more . . .
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Mount Kisco Restaurants

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10549, Restaurant, Mexican food, Mount Kisco, New York,  Very good Mexican food | Westchester Azteca Restaurant

914-242-9313 
  Azteca Restaurant, serving Mexican food, is located at 125 East Main Street, Mount Kisco, NY 10549 in Westchester County. Azteca Restaurant | Westchester  more . . .
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New Rochelle Restaurants

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10801, Mexican food, New Rochelle, New York | Westchester El Michoacano "Mexican"

914-654-9315 
  El Michoacano, serving authentic Mexican food, is located at 485 Main Street, New Rochelle, NY 10801.

About Michoacán Cuisine
Michoacán is located in Mexico's southwestern region. This area of Mexico offers natural beauty, due to the volcanic rock formations of the Sierra Madre del Sur. The local cuisine of Michoacan is excellent and is based on the Purepecha culture that dominates most of the state. El Michoacano  "Mexican" | Westchester  more . . .

10801, Mexican American cuisine, Port Chester, NY, El Tio restaurant in Port Chester, Mexico, Restaurant Review, Beer, Wine and Specialty drinks, Serving lunch and dinner, The word is, Recent reviews, new reviews | Westchester El Tio - New Rochelle

914-633-8686 
  El Tio, serving Mexican American cuisine, is located at 25 Anderson Street, New Rochelle, NY 10801 in Westchester County.

From El Tio: "Owner and head chef, Jesus (Jay) and his wife, Patty Barajas opened El Tio restaurant in Port Chester, New York in 1991 and El Tio in New Rochelle in 2004. Much of the cuisine in both restaurants come from his home town of Jalisco in Mexico. Jay's recipes are his own. He combines his enjoyment of his mother-in-law's cooking with recollections of helping around in his house in the kitchen as a boy. El Tio - New Rochelle | Westchester restaurant review, website and more . . .

10801, Mexican, Pizza, New Rochelle, NY, Mexico, children’s menu, Mamaroneck Mariachi Band, Sidewalk dining, Restaurant Review | Westchester La Herradura "Mexican"

914-235-2055 
  La Herradura, serving Mexican cuisine and Mexican Pizza is located at 563 Main Street, New Rochelle, NY 10801. The excitement begins as you approach this restaurant’s cheerful and colorful storefront, reminiscent of sunny Mexico. The promise of sunny warmth continues inside as you bask amidst cheerful yellows, accented by authentic colorful Mexican tiles. This authentic feel of Mexico is maintained by their food and friendly service. La Herradura  "Mexican" | Westchester  more . . .

10801, Restaurant, Mexican food, New Rochelle, Westchester NY | Westchester Las Palmas "Mexican"

914-637-3624 
  Las Palmas Restaurant, serving Mexican food, is located at 7 Church Street in New Rochelle, Westchester NY 10801. Las Palmas  "Mexican" | Westchester  more . . .

10801, Mexican Cafe, authentic Mexican food, New Rochelle NY, Restaurant Review, Serving lunch and dinner, The word is, Mixed reviews, neighborhood Mexican, table-side guacamole, sangria is perfect | Westchester Little Mexican Cafe

914-636-3926 
  Little Mexican Cafe, serving authentic Mexican food, is located at 581 Main Street, New Rochelle NY 10801, Westchester County. Little Mexican Cafe | Westchester restaurant review, website and more . . .

10801, Mexican, Restaurant | Westchester Mexican Corner Restaurant

914-813-3312 
  Mexican Corner Restaurant is located at 497 Main Street, New Rochelle NY 10801, Westchester County. Mexican Corner Restaurant | Westchester  more . . .

10801, Mexican cuisine, New Rochelle, NY | Westchester Taqueria El Chino

914-636-2197 
  Taqueria El Chino, serving Mexican cuisine, is located at 72 Centre Ave, New Rochelle, NY 10801 in Westchester County. Taqueria El Chino | Westchester  more . . .
 All Peekskill Listings10566, history, american revolution, activities, underground railroad, art district, artist studios, galleries, peekskill art lofts, about peekskill, things to do, places to visit, activities, attractions, dining, restaurants, buying a home  

Peekskill Restaurants

10566, history, american revolution, activities, underground railroad, art district, artist studios, galleries, peekskill art lofts, about peekskill, things to do, places to visit, activities, attractions, dining, restaurants, buying a home

 - Mexican Food

Ruben's Mexican Cafe

914-739-4330 
   
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Pleasantville Restaurants

 - Mexican Food

10570, Mexican Restaurant, Pleasantville, NY, restaurant, great place to meet up with friends, Mexican, guacamole prepared and served tableside | Westchester Don Juan "Mexican"

914-495-3640 
   
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Port Chester Restaurants

10573, history, restaurants, multiplex movie theater, about, attractions, things to do, places to see, children, parks in port chester, activities for children, kids can play, antique stores, movies

 - Mexican Food

10573, Taco Bar, Port Chester NY, Restaurant Review, Good for kids in daytime, Outdoor dining, Waterfront dining on veranda, WiFi, The word is, drinks with some friends | Westchester Bartaco "Upscale Taco Bar"

914-937-8226 
  Bartaco, an upscale Taco Bar, is located at 1 Willett Ave, Port Chester NY 10573 in Westchester County.

From Bartaco: "Inspired by the beach culture of Punte del Este and Buzios in South America, Bartaco brings upscale street food with a coastal vibe in a relaxed environment. With an open-air and inviting atmosphere, the spacious dining room complete with high ceilings draws attention the unique paintings and photographs decorating the walls. Bartaco  "Upscale Taco Bar" | Westchester restaurant review, website and more . . .

10573, authentic Mexican food, Port Chester, NY, New York's best homemade Mexican Food, world-class margaritas, Restaurant Review, 
Family Restaurant, Outdoor seating, The word is | Westchester Coyote Flaco - Port Chester

914-937-6969 
  Coyote Flaco, serving Mexican food, is located at 115 Midland Ave, Port Chester NY 10573 in Westchester County.

From Coyote Flaco: "Welcome to Coyote Flaco, home of New York's best homemade Mexican Food. Whether you're trying any of our amazing entrees, sipping on one of our world-class margaritas, or just enjoying the vibrant atmosphere, Coyote Flaco is the place to be if you're in search of quality Mexican faire." Coyote Flaco - Port Chester | Westchester restaurant review, website and more . . .

10573, Mexican American cuisine, Port Chester, NY, El Tio restaurant in Port Chester, Mexico, Restaurant Review, Beer, Wine and Specialty drinks, Serving lunch and dinner, The word is, Recent reviews, new reviews | Westchester El Tio - Port Chester

914-939-1494 
  El Tio, serving Mexican American cuisine, is located at 143 Westchester Ave, Port Chester, NY 10573 in Westchester County.

From El Tio: "Owner and head chef, Jesus (Jay) and his wife, Patty Barajas opened El Tio restaurant in Port Chester, New York in 1991 and El Tio in New Rochelle in 2004. Much of the cuisine in both restaurants come from his home town of Jalisco in Mexico. Jay's recipes are his own. He combines his enjoyment of his mother-in-law's cooking with recollections of helping around in his house in the kitchen as a boy. El Tio - Port Chester | Westchester restaurant review, website and more . . .

10573, Restaurant and Bar, Mexican cuisine, The word is,  Authentic and delicious Mexican food | Westchester Kiosko Cafe

914-933-0155 
  Kiosko Restaurant and Bar, serving Mexican cuisine, is located at 220 Westchester Ave, Port Chester NY 10573, Westchester County. Kiosko Cafe | Westchester restaurant review, more . . .

10573, Restaurant, Mexican food, Port Chester NY 10573, tacos are very good | Westchester Los Gemelos

914-934-0372 
  Los Gemelos Restaurant, serving Mexican food, is located at 167 Westchester Ave, Port Chester, NY 10573 in Westchester County. Los Gemelos | Westchester  website and more . . .

10573 | Westchester Rancho Grande

914-939-8125 
   
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Rye Brook Restaurants

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 - Mexican Food

10573, Mexican Grill, Rye Ridge Shopping Center, Rye Brook, NY, Platinum LEED certified restaurant, sustainably raised food, pasture-raised cows, outdoor pastures, , pasture-raised poultry and pork, sustainably raised food with, great taste | Westchester Chipotle Mexican Grill - Rye Brook

914-937-0351 
  Chipotle Mexican Grill is located in Rye Ridge Shopping Center at 100 South Ridge Street, Rye Brook, NY 10573 in Westchester County.

From Chipotle: What is food with integrity ?

Food With Integrity is a journey that started more than a decade ago and one that will never end. Through our ongoing commitment to finding better, more sustainable sources for all of the ingredients we serve, Chipotle is changing the way people think about and eat fast food. We call this effort "Food with Integrity" and it has us working with suppliers who share our commitment to raising food in ways that demonstrate respect for people, the environment and farm animals. We have always maintained a belief in being transparent about our supply chain practices. Chipotle Mexican Grill - Rye Brook | Westchester restaurant review, website and more . . .
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Scarborough Restaurants

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 - Mexican Food

10510, Mexican Restaurant, Briarcliff Manor, NY, Restaurant Review, Outdoor dining on patio, Serving lunch and dinner, The word is, sangria is great, delicious tableside guacamole, salsa,enjoying this restaurant | Westchester Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant - Scarborough

914-944-4380 
  Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant is located at at 2 Union Street in the hamlet of Scarborough in the Town of Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510 in Westchester County.

Restaurant Review
Full Bar
Guadalajara's Sangria
Live music
Noise level = Can get very loud
Online ordering
Outdoor dining on patio
Serving lunch and dinner
Vegetarian options Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant - Scarborough | Westchester restaurant review, website and more . . .
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Scarsdale Restaurants

southeast southeastern south southern

 - Mexican Food

10583, Mexican food, Scarsdale, NY | Westchester Casa Maya Mexican Grill

914-713-0771 
  Casa Maya, serving Mexican food, is located at 706 Central Park Ave, Scarsdale, NY 10583 in Westchester County.

Restaurant Review
Happy Hour
Outdoor seating
Casa Maya Mexican Grill | Westchester  more . . .
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Somers Restaurants

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 - Mexican Food

10505, Chili's, American food influenced by Tex-Mex cuisine, Baldwin Place, NY  Town of Somers, Westchester County | Westchester Chili's Somers "Southwestern"

914-621-0216 
  Chili's, serving American food influenced by Tex-Mex cuisine, is located at 80 Route 6, Baldwin Place NY 10505, in the Town of Somers, Westchester County. Chili's Somers  "Southwestern" | Westchester  website and more . . .
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Tarrytown Restaurants

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 - Mexican Food

10591, Mexican cuisine, Tarrytown, NY, River Towns of Westchester County, Restaurant Review, Cuisine = Tacos, Mexican, Family restaurant, The word is, Mexican, delicious fresh tasting dishes, best tacos (pork, chicken, shrimp | Westchester The Taco Project

914-909-4455 
  The Taco Project, offering Mexican cuisine, is located at 18 Main Street, Tarrytown, NY 10591 in one of the River Towns of Westchester County.

From The Taco Project: "The Taco Project is committed to providing you, our customer, excellence in dining. It’s our promise to deliver foods of the highest quality from the freshest ingredients at reasonable prices. We are committed to delivering a casual dining experience that will consistently exceed your expectations from a highly trained and motivated staff practicing their trade in a positive environment. The Taco Project was created for you and it is our sole mission to execute our core values in every element of the business." -T.T.P. The Taco Project | Westchester restaurant review, website and more . . .
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Tuckahoe Restaurants

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 - Mexican Food

10707, Mexican cuisine, Tuckahoe, NY, Pueblo Mexico, Restaurant Review, 
Beer & Wine, Family Restaurant, Serving lunch and dinner, The word is, Excellent food in this authentic Mexican | Westchester Burrito Poblano

914-337-7900 
  The Burrito Poblano, serving Mexican cuisine, is located at 85 Main Street, Tuckahoe, NY 10707 in Westchester County.

From Burrito Poblano: "The Burrito Poblano was founded by Chef Gilberto Garcia who hails from the streets of native Pueblo Mexico. He relocated to the United States in 1990 and he quickly gained acclaim for his inspired work in some of Manhattan's finer restaurants. Mixing the fun spices of his culture and the colorful veggie favorites in dishes for his customers, he quickly gained local recognition. Burrito Poblano | Westchester restaurant review, website and more . . .
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10601, Mexican Kitchen, White Plains, NY,  contemporary Mexican food, Mexican and Southwestern fare, House-Made Sangria, Happy Hour, Restaurant Review, 
Serving lunch and dinner, The word is, attractive restaurant with a friendly staff | Westchester Lola's Mexican Kitchen

914-358-4939 
  Lola's Mexican Kitchen is located at 169 East Post Road, White Plains, NY 10601 in Westchester County.

From Lola's: "Reminiscent of a lively cantina and seamlessly blending traditional flavor and authenticity with a modern approach, Lola’s serves up contemporary Mexican food in an atmosphere that radiates energy and fun. Lola's brings together the best of Mexican and Southwestern fare featuring traditional favorites such as Burritos and Enchiladas, as well as a number of House Specialties. Utilizing only the freshest and finest ingredients, Lola's Mexican Kitchen provides an everyday dining experience, with tasty offerings that are showcased in a simple, yet delicious manner. Lola's Mexican Kitchen | Westchester restaurant review, website and more . . .

10606, Mexican dishes, freshly prepared, White Plains, Westchester  NY | Westchester Mariachi Loco

914-287-0001 
  Mariachi Loco, serving Mexican cuisine, is located at 394 Central Ave, White Plains, NY 10606 in Westchester County.

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10704, Mexican Grill, Yonkers NY, Platinum LEED certified restaurant, sustainably raised food, pasture-raised cows, outdoor pastures, , pasture-raised poultry and pork, sustainably raised food with, great taste | Westchester Chipotle Mexican Grill - Yonkers

914-885-2900 
  Chipotle Mexican Grill is located at 5510 Xavier Drrive, Yonkers, NY 10704 in Lower Westchester County.

From Chipotle: What is food with integrity ?

Food With Integrity is a journey that started more than a decade ago and one that will never end. Through our ongoing commitment to finding better, more sustainable sources for all of the ingredients we serve, Chipotle is changing the way people think about and eat fast food. We call this effort "Food with Integrity" and it has us working with suppliers who share our commitment to raising food in ways that demonstrate respect for people, the environment and farm animals. We have always maintained a belief in being transparent about our supply chain practices. Chipotle Mexican Grill - Yonkers | Westchester restaurant review, website and more . . .

10701, Mexicana, Mexican cuisine, Yonkers, NY, southern Westchester County, Restaurant Review, Late Hours, Happy Hour, Weekend Brunch, The word is, authentic Mexican dinner, Mexican dishes | Westchester Guapo Cocina Mexicana

914-920-5900 
  Guapo Cocina Mexicana, serving Mexican cuisine, is located at 10 Warburton Ave, Yonkers, NY 10701 in Lower Westchester County.

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Tacos El Poblano

914-963-1111 
  Tacos El Poblano Cafe, serving Mexican food, is located at 2 Main Street, Yonkers, NY 10701 in Lower Westchester County.

From El Poblano: "You are invited to the finest, authentic Mexican Restaurant in Yonkers. We serve authentic Mexican dishes and the best customer service. We make everything fresh each morning, so that our customers eat nothing but the best." Tacos El Poblano | Westchester  more . . .
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10598, Mexican Grill, Mexican food, Triangle Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, Northern Westchester County, Restaurant Review, The word is, cute place, offering fresh and delicious Mexican with healthy food options | Westchester Salsa Fresca Mexican Grill - Yorktown Heights

914-962-0600 
  Salsa Fresca Mexican Grill, serving Mexican food blended with influences from California, is located at 36 Triangle Center, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598 in northern Westchester County.

From Salsa Fresca: "Enjoy delicious flavors of Mexico blended with influences from California. Take a culinary adventure with us - we won’t let you down. Whether you like pulled pork, grilled chicken, homemade guacamole, or margaritas. We offer friendly counter service and both indoor and outdoor seating. You may choose one of our signature dishes or build your own combination of foods. Either way, you will be served fresh, quality, delicious food in a timely fashion. Our ingredients are first quality and fresh, period. Salsa Fresca Mexican Grill - Yorktown Heights | Westchester restaurant review, website and more . . .

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When looking for Mexican food in Westchester County, select from The Westchester Restaurant Guide's list of Mexican and Tex-Mex restaurants.

Mexican Cuisine
The Conquest of Mexico in 1521 gave rise to one of the richest culinary revolutions in history. When the Spanish explorer Cortez and his followers came to the new world in search of fortune, they found a wealth of culinary specialties such as chocolate, peanuts, vanilla, beans, squash, avocados, coconuts, corn and tomatoes. In turn the Spanish brought to the Americas products such as pork, beef, lamb, citrus fruits, garlic, cheese, milk, wheat, vinegar and wine.

Montezuma, the great Aztec emperor, was previously warned that one day bearded men mounted on animals like giant deer would come to take over his domain, so when Montezuma heard that men had landed at Vera Cruz he was not surprised. He made every effort to keep them in Vera Cruz by offering them great riches, but after seeing the riches it spurred them on to see where the riches came from. On November 8, 1519, Cortez entered Montezuma's capitol along with seven thousand native soldiers he had recruited along the way. He was received by Montezuma and given a great feast, but the cordial relations between the Spanish captain and the Aztec emperor were short lived. After many bloody battles, on August 13th 1521, Cortez claimed the capitol. The conquerors systematically destroyed the Aztec empire and replaced it with Spanish structures and Institutions, but they never succeeded in extinguishing the native culture and traditions, which are still part of Mexico today.

Mexican Food
Mexican food varies by region, because of local climate and geography and ethnic differences among the indigenous inhabitants and because these different populations were influenced by the Spaniards in varying degrees. The north of Mexico is known for its beef production and meat dishes; southeastern Mexico, on the other hand, is known for its spicy vegetable and chicken-based dishes.

Mexican cuisine was constantly enriched from many different countries. Recipes and ingredients from Africa, South America, Caribbean, France and the orient found there way through the Spanish - Mexico conduit.

Early Methods of Mexican Cooking
Mexican natives did not have ovens so everything was heated over an open fire. They used cast iron pots and pans and also ceramic ware. Another method used was steaming. Barbacoa was made by steaming meat suspended over boiling water in a deep pit. The meat was often wrapped in cactus or banana leaves. Frying was also a popular method of cooking. Tasty items like taquitos, flautas and chimichangas are a few examples of this method.

Traditional Mexican Cooking Tools
Several traditional Mexican cooking tools are mentioned below, including: the "Molcajete", "Metate y Mano" and the Mexican Molinillo.

    Mortar and Pestle
    A mortar is a bowl shaped container made of a hard wood, marble, pottery, or stone. The pestle is a bat shaped tool that is used to grind inside the mortar (bowl) and pulverize grains, herbs, and other food substances as well as medicines.

    Italian frescoes of the 15th Century show Mortars and Pestles in use by Apothecaries (ancient Pharmacists). The Molcajete, or Mexican version of the mortar and pestle appears in Mexican pre-history in the Tehuacán Valley, as early as the discovery of our hybridized present-day corn, 6,000 years ago.

    Mano or "Metate y Mano"
    This tool is related in lineage to the molcajete. The word metate comes from the Nahuatl word metlatl. The rolling-pin shaped grinding tool is called in Nahuatl a metlapil which means son of metate but in Spanish it is referred to as a mano. The metate is used to grind corn and for mashing ingredients to make salsas and purees. According to Deann and Rick Bayless in their book Authentic Mexican: Regional Cooking, the metate was "The last of the techniques that set Mexican cooking apart is the grinding. It began millennia ago with corn crushed on a rock slab (metate) to make the dough for tortillas. The slab proved good for grinding rehydrated chiles, for nuts and seeds, for cacao beans and even the tender curds of fresh cheese".

    The traditional Aztec metate was a slanted slab with three short legs. The Mayan version sits flat on the ground with a slightly indented top grinding surface. Metates are rarely used today and have been replaced in the home by hand corn grinders and electric blenders.

    Mexican Molinillo
    The molinillo [moh-lee-NEE-yoh] is the Mexican chocolate "whisk" or "stirrer". It is made of "turned" wood and it is used to froth warm drinks such as hot chocolate, Atole, and Champurrado.

    Mexican Pottery Cooking Pots
    Clay has been traditionally used in Mexican cooking because the clay imparts a specific flavor to the food that can't be reproduced in a metal pot. However, due to the documented health hazards, lead glazed clay pots are no longer recommended for use.

Popular Mexican Dishes
There are many popular Mexican dishes that are based on pre-Hispanic traditions, including the Aztecs and Maya, combined with culinary trends introduced by Spanish colonists. The indigenous part of this and many other traditional food is the chile pepper. Foods like these tend to be very colorful because of the rich variety of vegetables including: chili peppers, green peppers, chilies, broccoli, cauliflower, and radishes. There is also a Caribbean influence in Mexican cuisine, particularly in some regional dishes from the states of Veracruz and Yucatan. The French occupation of Mexico also yielded some influences such as the bolillo.

    Guacamole & Mole
    Guacamole dates back to the Aztecs. The Aztecs referred to guacamole as ahuaca-mulli which translates roughly to avocado sauce or avocado mixture. Avocado is the main ingredient in guacamole that became very popular with the Spaniards. It is said the Spaniards liked their avocados three ways, with salt, with sugar or both. Although actual guacamole recipes were not well document, the Spaniards did document their partiality for the avocado fruit. The Aztecs believed the avocado to be an aphrodisiac. Another reason for the popularity of the fruit is the fact that the avocado has the highest fat content of any fruit. The Aztecs had a very low fat diet compared with today's standards, therefore a fruit that contained life sustaining fats and protein were very important to their diet.

    Guacamole is a sauce made primarily of avocado with various additions depending on the region of Mexico where the guacamole is made. Guacamole is traditionally made from avocado, white onion, serrano chiles, tomatoes, sea salt and cilantro. First of course is the avocado, then onion, chiles, and fresh tomatoes and salt.

    Flan
    The name "Flan" begins with a word in old French "flaon", which comes from Latin "flado" meaning "custard". According to Alan Davidson, Oxford Food Companion " The same Latin root was used in the Middle English word "flaton", and "flawn" which later became "flan". The roots of Flan and custards date back to Medieval times. This eggy course is mentioned in both Ancient Roman and Medieval European food history. Most likely early flans were savory but we there are also many sweet versions.

    Flan is commonly used as a term to describe the Spanish, Portuguese or Mexican version of Creme Caramel. Flan is typically baked in a water bath and turned out of its mold onto a plate for serving. In England the term usually refers to a crust with either a sweet or savory filling. The crust is formed and baked in a flan ring, cooled and filled. The sweet filling frequently includes a custard. Flan is common in Spain, Mexico as well as Europe and U.S. In many countries such as Mexico, Spain, and Cuba it is customary to make flan in a special pan (mold) over a bain marie (water bath). The molds are fitted with a lid that clips on securely. The custard can be prepared on the cooktop or in the oven.

    Quesadillas
    Quesadillas are one of the mainstays of Mexico's street-side stands, and are considered quintessential Mexican. The corn tortilla on which quesadillas are based is Native American; the cheese, as well as the pork, and/or beef that may accompany the cheese, is Spanish; of the garnish, the hot-sauce made with chili pepper is indigenous, but the shredded lettuce is Spanish.

    "Quesadillas are one of the Mexicans' favorite simple snacks. They are, in fact, uncooked tortillas stuffed with one of various fillings and folded over to make a "turnover." They are then toasted on a hot griddle or fried until golden. In many parts of Mexico they are filled with strips of Chihuahua cheese, which melts and "strings". Quesadillas become more complicated as you move farther south. For instance, in central Mexico the simplest ones are filled with some of the braided Oaxaca cheese, a few fresh leaves of epazote and strips of peeled chile poblano. Potato and chorizo filling is also a favorite version, while the most highly esteemed of all are those of sauteed squash blossoms (flor de calabaza) or the ambrosial fungus that grows on the corn blossoms (huitlachoche), both of which are at their best during the rainy months of summer and early fall."

    A quesadilla is a 'turnover' made by folding a fresh tortilla in half around a simple filling such as cheese, epazote (a pungent herb), and pepper, or potatoes and chorizo, and deep frying it" "The Oxford Companion To Food", Alan Davidson

    Tortillas
    The traditional tortilla has been made of corn or maize since Pre-Columbian times. It is made by curing maize in lime water, grinding and pre-cooking it, kneading it into a dough called masa nixtamalera, pressing it flat into thin patties, and cooking it on a very hot comal ( a flat terra cotta griddle). Soaking the maize in lime water is important because it liberates the vitamin niacin and the amino acid tryptophan. When maize was brought back to Europe, Africa and Asia from the New World, people left out this crucial step. People whose diet consisted mostly of corn meal often became sick with the disease pellagra, which was common in Spain, Northern Italy and the southern United States.

    Tortilla is a round, thin unleavened bread made from ground maize and is a basic food of Mesoamerica. It is not known how many millennia this has been a staple; but when the conquistadores arrived in the New World in the late 15th century, they discovered that the inhabitants made flat corn breads. The native Nahuatl name for these was tlaxcalli and the Spanish gave them the name tortilla. Fresh tortillas are eaten as bread, used as plate and spoon, or filled to make composite dishes such as tacos and enchiladas. "The Tortilla Book", Diana Kennedy [Harper & Row: New York] 1975

    Refried Beans
    Although food historians generally agree that new world beans played an important culinary role dating back to ancient times, the history behind refried beans seems to be in question.

    "Refried beans. A Mexican-American dish of mashed cooked pinto beans, usually served as a side dish or as a filling for various tortilla preparations. The term "refried" is actually a mistranslation from the Mexican "frijoles refritos," which means "well-fried beans," a distinction first mentioned in Erna Fergusson's Mexican Cookbook (1934), but "refried" has remained in common parlance with regard to this dish.""Encyclopedia of American Food and Drink", John F. Mariani [Lebhar-Friedman] 1999

    Another explanation for "refried beans" is: "Refried beans is the misleading translation of a term very familiar in Spanish-speaking countries of Central and South America; frijoles refritos. This refers to beans which have first been cooked in water and are subsequently fried. There is no question of their being fried twice.

    History of Salsa
    Salsa is a combination of chilies, tomatoes, and other spices. Salsa can be traced to the early Aztecs, Mayans and Incas."The Indians, tens of centuries ago, cultivated the tomato and the pepper plants and improved and developed them until the tiny hot and pungent berries of the latter had been transformed into a number of varieties of peppery fruits, and the little red sourish berries of the other had become big luscious scarlet tomatoes. Many centuries before Columbus landed on the shores of the New World, the tomato and the peppers had spread from the land of the Incas to Central America and Mexico where they were cultivated by the Mayas and the Aztecs who called the tomato "tomatl," which the Spaniards under Cortez corrupted to the name by which the fruit is know to us today. "Foods America Gave the World", A Hyatt Verrill

    The Spanish first encountered the tomato after their conquest of Mexico in 1519-1521, yet few references to tomatoes have been located in Spanish colonial documents. Sahagun was the first European to make written note of tomatoes. According to Sahagun, Aztec lords combined them with chile peppers and ground squash seeds and consumed them mainly as a condiment served on turkey, venison, lobster, and fish. This combination was subsequently called "salsa" by Alonso de Molina in 1571. "The Story of America's Favorite Food", Andrew F. Smith

    The Natives claimed that Chilies are of value warding off fevers and other maladies due to their ability to stimulate the digestive organs, especially the liver.

    Enchilada
    Enchiladas is a traditional Mexican dish. Enchilada literally means "seasoned with chiles". The traditional enchilada sauce is just that - dried red chile peppers soaked and ground into a sauce with other seasonings.

    Tamales
    Tamales are made for an occasion, and an occasion is made of making them. Men, women, children, and servants all join in with good humor, shredding, chopping, stirring, and cleaning the husks, until all is prepared. Then everyone converges to form a real assembly line, some daubing the husks with masa while others add the filling, fold, and stack into the steamer. Tamales are fiesta food, the Sunday night special in many restaurants, the ceremonial food prepared in honor of the dead on All Saints' Day. They were eaten by the Mexican rulers long before the Spaniards came to the New World. Those early inhabitants of Mexico also had tamales of corn tassels mixed with aramanth seeds and the meat of ground cherries.

    Tamales were made of tender corn, like the uchepos of Michoiacan today. Tamales come in an enormous variety, from the smallest norteno to the three-foot sacahuil from the Huastec countury. Tamales can be filled with the usual pork and tomato sauce, but added to it are all sorts of vegetables cut into little strips, such as: zucchini, potatoes, green beans, plantains, and chiles serranos.

    Tacos
    The origins of traditional foods such as tacos cannot usually be traced to a particular year or person. This food evolved because the ingredients and technology needed to cook them were readily available. The history of tacos begins with the story of corn and the cooking of tortillas.

    "To most people in the United States, a taco is a tortilla bent in half to form a deep U shape, then fried crisp and stuffed to overflowing with ground beef, shredded iceberg lettuce, sliced tomato, and grated cheese. Throughout Mexico, however the simple taco consumed by millions of people daily is a fresh, hot tortilla rolled around some shredded meat or mashed beans and liberally doused with any one of the endless variety of sauces for which Mexico is justly famed, but which are sadly misrepresented this side of the border. Tacos are usually eaten as a snack between meals, in the evening with a bowl of soup for supper, or as an appetizer before the main meal of the day.""The Tortilla Book", Diana Kennedy [Harper & Row: New York] 1975

    Pozole (Posole)
    Pozole is a traditional pre-Columbian soup or stew made from hominy, with pork (or other meat), chile, and other seasonings and garnish, such as cabbage, lettuce, oregano, cilantro, avocado, radish, lime juice, etc. There are a number of variations on pozole, including blanco (white or clear), verde (green), de frijol (with beans), and elopozole.

    Chile Relleno
    "Stuffed chile", is a dish of Mexican cuisine, consisting of a roasted green New Mexico or poblano chile pepper stuffed with cheese (or more rarely minced meat, although traditionally queso fresco), covered in an egg batter, and fried. It is usually served covered with a sauce, although the type of sauce varies widely. It is sometimes also served in a taco with rice, salsa and other toppings.

The United Mexican States or México
México is a country located in North America, bordered by the United States to the north, and Belize and Guatemala to the Southeast. Mexico is divided into 31 states and a federal district. Each state has its own constitution and its citizens elect a governor as well as representatives to their respective state congresses. The Federal District is a special political division in Mexico, where the national capital, Mexico City, is located. Much of Mexico’s countryside remains unspoiled by development and a unique style of architecture can be found throughout Mexico. Mexico’s history is reflected in the ancient Mayan temples, ruins of Aztec civilizations, rural indigenous villages, Spanish colonial cities, silver and gold mining towns, and traditional Mexican ports.verde (green), de frijol (with beans), and elopozole.

Brief History of Mexico
There is evidence of human existence in México since 20,000 years BC. In Tepéxpan to the North of the Valley of México, the remains of a human corpse were found beside those of a mammoth. Using the Carbon 14 test, these remains were dated at approximately 10,000 years B.C. Agriculture began to manifest itself from the year 3,000 B.C.

The American continent was isolated during many centuries, which explains the originality of its civilization. Northern México was populated by peoples who lived from hunting and collecting in a desert or semi-desert geographical environment. The South was populated by agricultural societies.

In the vast Mesoamerica region, many different peoples with their own ethnic and linguistic differences coexisted, they had a cultural homogeneity. For instance they cultivated corn, they have a singular structure of government, they used the 365 day calendar, they built pyramids, they used similar rituals and worshiped the same gods and goddesses of the sky, of nature, of fertility and of war. The same concept of cosmic duality - the beginning and the end - appears in the religion and art of all Mesoamerican cultures.

While there were many native cultures in México, these are six that are considered to be the most influential. Each developed in a different epoch of the history of ancient México: the Olmecs, Teotihuacans, the Toltecs, the Mayans, the Zapotec and Mixtec, and the Aztecs.




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