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Lucky Luna is a restaurant in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, that features both Taiwanese and Mexican cuisines. After checking out the food, Chelsea got a look at the preparation behind the kimchi (made in-house with vegan and shellfish-free options) and nori bloody mary which won Best Overall and Most Original at the Bloody Mary Festival. Songs featured in this episode: “Waste A Lot Of Things” by Jaill // “Heart” by Dune Rats Follow Lucky Luna on Twitter. Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Lucky Luna is a restaurant in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, that features both Taiwanese and Mexican cuisines with a special focus on fostering community and sourcing local ingredients. Not a traditional fusion restaurant, the menu highlights dishes that might be found in Taipei or Oaxaca, but they are not combined. Chelsea White sat down with co-owner, Marisa Cadena, to talk a little about the inspiration for the restaurant and to sample a few menu items. Songs featured in this episode: “Ride” by Twenty One Pilots // “Hey You” by The Thermals // “Casual Wrecks” by Adult Books // “When They Fight, They Fight” by Generationals // “I Turn My Camera On” by Spoon // “Phantom Limb” by The Shins Follow Lucky Luna on Twitter. Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App! Chelsea White heads down to NYC’s East Village to check out The Black Ant, an authentic Mexican restaurant. Taking inspiration, and ingredients, from the Oaxaca region in Mexico, The Black Ant works insects into its recipes in different ways, ranging from ant salt to grasshopper garnishes. Chelsea talks with chef Mario Hernandez about the cuisine and sourcing of the insects before, herself, sampling some of the popular insect-infused dishes. Songs featured in this episode: “Sacalo, Sacalo” by Los Diablos Rojos “Mujer Hilandera” by Juaneco Y Su Combo “La Danza Del Millonario” by Chicha Libre “Varga Varga” by Chico Trujillo Follow The Black Ant on Facebook and Twitter.

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