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This Week's Top Stories on Eater NY

Check out the 10 most-read stories on Eater this past week.

Al Pastor Tacos at Taco Mix
Al Pastor Tacos at Taco Mix
Robert Sietsema

1) 28 Killer Taco Spots in New York City


Eater Critic Robert Sietsema wrote the taco guide to end all taco guides. A must-read before planning your next taco crawl.

Robert Sietsema

2) These Are New York City's Four Star Restaurants

PerSediningroom.0.0__1_.0.jpgPete Wells recently reaffirmed Eleven Madison Park's four-star rating in the Times. So, to help keep track of them, here's a guide to all of the New York restaurants that currently hold four stars.


3) Dominique Ansel Will Serve Totally Insane Toasts at His New Bakery

20141023-D_Ansel_by_Hillary_Dixler.0.0.0.jpg Dominque Ansel + Toast = Craziness. Case in point: one of his concoctions takes a squid ink brioche, tops it with mashed potatoes and confit egg yolks, and then injects it with mushroom bechamel.

Hillary Dixler

4) After 20 Years, Starbucks Is Feeling the Pressure of New York Rents

Screen_Shot_2015-03-18_at_11.48.36_AM.0.0.0.png Even mega chains like Starbucks are not immune to rent hikes. Some locations are struggling to stay open.

Google Street View

5) The Line at Lombardi's Is So Long They Hired a Pizza Bouncer [UPDATED]

20150319_125539__1_.0.0.0.jpg Lombardi's Pizzeria had some seriously long lines yesterday when the restaurant rolled back prices to what they were in 1905. Five cent pie mania ensued.

Cynthia Correa

6) Javelina Does Justice to the Tex-Mex Tradition

20150317-untitled-Fajitas-6.0.jpg Eater Critic Robert Sietsema is a fan of Javelina, New York's hottest Tex-Mex sensation. Order the "Bob Armstrong — a combination of queso, guacamole, and taco meat (seasoned ground beef)."

Nick Solares

7) 10 Places to Drink Pappy Van Winkle in New York City Any Time of Year

040.0.jpgHere's a handy list of bars that serve Pappy Van Winkle. Whether the bourbon is worth those prices is up to you.

Culture Glaze

8) Classic Pub J.G. Melon Is Opening a West Village Outpost

8587524907_4d78cc9813_k.0.0__1_.0.jpg J. G. Melon is bringing that iconic burger downtown. The original owner, however, is not coming with it.


9) Ganso Yaki Brings Japanese Street Food and Geek Whimsy to Brooklyn

16803332012_f784adc7cd_k.0.jpgPopular ramen shop Ganso, is taking on yakitori at its new restaurant, because nothing says fun like Japanese skewers and sake.


10) Opening Alert: Sip Cocktails in the Crystal-Clad Baccarat Hotel in Midtown


Big into crystal and paying $24 for cocktails? Have we got the place for you.

Baccarat Hotel