Do you believe in manifesting stuff? I’m not sure that I do, but if I did, I think I manifested a nice taco shop, just when I needed it the most:) I had just arrived in New York City, and hungry and jet lagged, I was looking for a place to have lunch. As if by fate, Homemade Taqueria appeared before me, with a nice and colorful appearance and a promise of authentic Mexican flavors.
I had the birria tacos, and it turned out to be a good pick. The tacos were filled with juicy, tender shredded beef that had been slow-cooked to perfection. The meat was packed with flavor and paired beautifully with the warm tortillas. I haven’t had birria tacos since Ale @lemontwist_nyc took me to Chofi Taco in Union City so I was curious to see how the tacos at Homemade Taqueria compared to the ones we had at Chofi. I would say they were almost as good as the birria tacos at Chofi, but I like the consomé at Chofi slightly better.
This place felt like a mom-and-pop style hidden gem, so I was surprised to find out that it’s actually a part of a chain with branches throughout the city. After a long flight, I couldn’t have asked for a better lunch spot and you ever find yourself in New York City, hungry, and jet lagged, heading down to the nearest Homemade Taqueria wouldn’t be a bad choice.