WHERE TO EAT: La Esquina, 114 Kenmare Street, New York, NY 10012. La Esquina serves market fresh authentic mexican food in 3 distinct spaces at one location – The Taqueria, The Cafe and the Brasserie and Bar. Don’t let the neon lights and diner-esque facade of La Esquina fool you, the Brasserie and Bar downstairs (which you enter by walking through their live kitchen) can have a waiting list of up to two months at a time. With or without the chipotle peppers, this place is hot!
WHAT TO EAT: Borrego Lamb Loin, Asparagus and Spring Vegetables, Chipotle Chile. This main course is so delicious it will knock off your new summer flip-flops, it’s that good!
WHERE TO SHOP: New York Flagship, Vera Wang Mercer Store at 158 Mercer Street New York, NY 10012. Pre-Fall 2012 RTW has started arriving and it looks hotter than on the runway. Hard to believe right? Come downtown and check it out!