A taco joint in Brooklyn, NY where amazing ingredients, fresh tortillas and delicious tacos are just the beginning.


On Turning Down Funding

Wayne and I have been reflecting on our progress, accomplishments, and setbacks this past year. It was probably instigated by our friend Anil's post about his business, ThinkUp and a host of other "end of year" reflection posts. We've neglected... More »

Love Our Tacos? Help us win a small business grant

We've been quiet lately, but that doesn't mean we haven't been busy! We stepped up our corporate catering volume in a big way after we found out that New Amsterdam Market was closing permanently. But don't worry, we are still... More »

City of Water Day

We're excited that we'll be a vendor at the City of Water Day hosted by the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance. There are going to be a ton of fun family activities, rowing and kayaking demonstrations, and music. Plus there's some great... More »

Resources for your Mexican Feast

On February 13th, 2013 we were invited by Edible Manhattan to give a very short talk on how to make tortillas over at the Brooklyn Brewery. This is a list of resources that expand on that talk. How to Roll the Perfect... More »

How to make masa and corn tortillas

First we have to talk a little about the tradition of corn tortillas. In most Mexican families, corn tortillas are the centerpiece of a meal. Without good corn, you aren't off to a good start. They have been around for millennia.... More »

Support La Newyorkina and Fany Gerson

As we've mentioned, our friend Fany, whom we had partnered with to do a Pop-up dinner back in August and first met with a warm embrace and kiss at New Amsterdam Market in July, has been in our thoughts. She's... More »

Our Intern: Catherine Piccoli

We wanted to introduce you to our first intern. After the first few weeks of running Lonestar Taco at New Amsterdam Market we quickly realized that while our pool of volunteer tortilla makers were doing an excellent job of filling... More »

What happened to the tacos and when are they coming back?

Photo courtesy of Margie of LarkandJapes.comWe sold our last tacos for this season at New Amsterdam Market on November 18th. I remember that morning because the tide lapped the underside of the piers off of South St. louder and higher... More »