1st Look Loves: El Toro Blanco

Two words: Guac bar. What is there not to love about a guacamole bar and everything else at the stylishly fun and exuberant new restaurant from the all-star combo of chef Josh Capon and owner/partner John McDonald? Designed to great effect and channelling a modernist Mexican vibe, with many items thoughtfully selected over several years by McDonald on his travels, ETBs interiors evoke a sultry, chic nod to Tijuana’s past while also creating a vibrant warmth.

Check out all the touches in the tiled artwork, the framed vacation cards near the restaurant’s entrance, the matador paintings, and the ink drawing of Clint Eastwood--stylishly whimsy indeed. Get your appetite and your thirst sated with a bustling menu of delicious eats from ceviche to a variety of tacos and platos fuertes, plus some truly smooth tequila options.

What Capon and McDonald do so well is to understand and extend a hospitality and graciousness that make patrons feel welcome, feel good, feel happy and satisfied, and feel that they are right where they should be on any given evening.

El Toro Blanco
257 Sixth Ave
New York, NY 10014

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