While walking by the corner of West Broadway & Warren where The Bigger Place is, I noticed a brand new bright yellow awning was up with a new name: Mariachi’s. Never fear if you’re a fan of the place’s food, as a glance at the signboard outside and menu in the window showed no obvious changes, and one dish even still had the name “Bigger Place” in it. Not sure why they changed the name, but it seems cosmetic.
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I’m going to preface this post with the fact that no, I didn’t grow up in Austin, Texas, or anywhere in California, and therefore am not an expert by any means when it comes to “authentic” Mexican food or even Tex-Mex. I’ve eaten some delicious tacos in New York from both street vendors and brick and mortar places and mostly liked what I got. Also, I grew up eating bastardized Mexican food in the Midwest, where your plate automatically came with rice, shredded lettuce and refried beans, and flour tortillas are the default. When I stepped into The Bigger Place on Warren St. (at W. Broadway), the interior reminded me of those restaurants I grew up eating in. The place was packed at lunch, though, which is always a good sign. Read more »