Jonathan Franzen

Where to get tacos and more great Mexican food from Jonathan Gold's 101 Best Restaurants

Where to get tacos and more great Mexican food from Jonathan Gold's 101 Best Restaurants

Of the many terrific places to eat on Jonathan Gold's 101 Best Restaurants list, where can you go for a great taco or a tlayuda, a bowl of fideo and a michelada, maybe a sheet pan loaded with pescado zarandeado? Here are the 11 Mexican restaurants on this year’s 101 — or rather, 10 Mexican restaurants and one food court with some pretty terrific Mexican food.

Taco Maria

If you were going to write a novel about 2017 Orange County, Taco Maria might be a good place to start. Young cook from a Mexican-restaurant family leaves home to work in a famous modernist kitchen and...

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