La Esquina, 114 Kenmare Street (between Lafayette Street and Cleveland Place); 646-613-7100.
"La Esquina has great Mexican food. Even though I'm in our Midtown office during the week and spend most of my free time in TriBeCa — where I live — being from Texas, I have to get my Mexican fix more regularly than most New Yorkers. I'm here all the time."
Photo: Courtesy La Esquina.