In episode 2 we visit an authentic New York City Mexican restaurant La Contenta Oeste located on the lower east side of Manhattan. Chef and Proprietor give us a tour of the kitchen to see how their tacos are made and treat us to a wine and tequila tasting to complement the tacos dishes.
Named after the bohemian Guadalupe Inn neighborhood in Mexico City, the 80-seat restaurant evokes the warm and vibrant feel of a 40s-era supper club. Upon entering guests are greeted by a 16-seat bar with a copper inlay, lush floral wallpaper, and custom brass lighting fixtures. The restaurant features cactus green banquettes, a large, dark oak wood bar, and floors and maple wood tables.
Playa Betty’s is a road trip down the California coastline. When they say California-style Beach Food they mean the whole coast of California from a Mendocino County food truck to Los Angeles health food to the best of Baja California. Playa Betty’s serves it up wholesome, fast, and with lots of love inside.
Cascalote Latin Bistro was created by Chef Julian Hoyos and his family. It is located in the culturally diverse neighborhood of Spanish Harlem. The name Cascalote comes from the name of a beautiful small farm village located in Puebla, Mexico. The people in this village are skilled farmers, with years of rich culture and tradition.