This place is cool, super cool. Brought to you by New York nightlife legend Serge Becker, the man who created our favourite NYC hangout La Esquina and The Box, you get it. Joining forces with Will Ricker and Ed Spencer Churchill he opened La Bodega Negra, with a Mexican taqueria and café upstairs and an underground tequila cellar bar below. Plus the restaurant is accessed through a sex shop around the corner, yeah I know right? Down here you can more than drink yourself happy with their huge selection of tequila, with killer labels like Ocho, Tapatio, and rare bottles like the amazing Herradura Seleccion Suprema.
When it comes to the Mexican cuisine you are in very safe hands. Consultant chef Richard Ampudia is actually from Mexico City, and worked at La Esquina for three years, where Mick Jagger is a regular as is anyone who can get a table. Don’t miss the al pastor pork or the pancita burracho from the wood-burning grill, say yesss to the tacos and wash it all down with a few hibiscus Margaritas. In a rush? Then swing past the roadside taqueria take-away stall, you will not be disappointed.