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Local Mexican has new chef [Armonk, NY]

Doreen Feb 21, 2013 05:56 AM

We live in Armonk and Mariachi has been here for years. Recently we saw a sign "new chef" new menu. Last night we had dinner and it was really good. The new chef is a culinary graduate who has created a menu that is very authentic Mexican.....not just tacos etc. I had a chicken soup with chile and a mexican herb (pasticho)? that was very interesting. My husband had chicken with a mole sauce. Everything was freshly made....not microwaved as is the case in other places. "Johanna" has only been there a week and is very passionate and really cares about the food. Something we've been looking for for a while. Give it a shot. Great margaritas too.

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    paris1976 RE: Doreen Feb 21, 2013 01:31 PM

    That is nice to know. Hubby and I tried the restaurant about 2 years ago and didn't really like it. Food was ok and overpriced for what is was. Now theres a new chef I am game to try it again.
    Thanks for the heads up!

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      GIOny RE: paris1976 Feb 22, 2013 04:13 AM

      Yes, thanks for the heads up, I'm going to be in that area in about a week so I may give it a try.

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      rolise RE: Doreen Feb 22, 2013 06:21 AM

      My husband is from Armonk. His mom still lives there but we haven't been to this place in years. They used to have a great dish with pumpkin that I really liked. Maybe we will give it another try our next visit.

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        weedy RE: Doreen Feb 22, 2013 06:39 PM

        WHICH kind (of the dozens if not hundreds) of mole?

        Actual "authentic Mexican" is regional... that's what no one in Westchester ever seems to really do.

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