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22 Must-Try Barbecue Dishes (Featuring Mole’s Cochinita Pibil)

22 Must-Try Barbecue Dishes (Featuring Mole’s Cochinita Pibil)

What’s better than finding a banana in banana leaves? Finding shredded pork at this Mexican, which just opened a new outpost in Williamsburg, especially when it’s marinated in a tangy, citrusy achiote paste and served with pickled onions and salsa … Continue reading

Luckyrice Festival Returns in May; Mole Opens on the UES

Luckyrice Festival Returns in May; Mole Opens on the UES

OPENING ALERT — The fourth location of Mexican favorite Mole is now open at 1735 Second Avenue on the Upper East Side. The menu is similar to the ones at the other outposts, and they’re serving lunch, brunch, and dinner. [EaterWire] LUCKYRICE 2012 — TheLuckyrice … Continue reading

NY Times Mole Feature in Off The Menu / Openings Section

NY Times Mole Feature in Off The Menu / Openings Section

MÓLE The fourth of these homey Mexican spots seats 75; each person can eat something different from a comprehensive menu: empanadas, quesadilla, fajitas, tacos, tortas, sopes, enchiladas, burritos and specialties like chicken in mole poblano and carnitas. It has brick walls … Continue reading

Time Out New York’s Mole Profile

Time Out New York’s Mole Profile

Time Out says A colorful tiled bar, wood beams and leather banquettes decorate the fourth location—a 75-seat canteen on the Upper East Side—of this Mexican chainlet. Find fajitas, burritos and tacos on the wide-ranging menu. Link to profile

Mole featured in openings, closings and new york restaurant news

Mole featured in openings, closings and new york restaurant news

Husband and wife team, Nick Cervera and Guadalupe Elizalde, have expanded Mole to to the Upper East Side.  Mole is known for regional Mexican dishes and this new location will have more than 100 Tequilas and Mezcals on the menu. … Continue reading

Bite Of The Best Feature

Bite Of The Best Feature

Husband-and-wife restaurateurs Nick Cervera and Guadalupe Elizalde just opened their latest  branch of Mole on the Upper East Side. The restaurant features the traditional, regional Mexican dishes in Mexican-inspired, festive  dining room, with a  tiled sit-down bar featuring a selection of … Continue reading

Where New Yorkers Experience the Heart and Mole of Mexico

Where New Yorkers Experience the Heart and Mole of Mexico

New York City is a melting pot.  Its inhabitants come from all corners of the world.  As travelers move here to make the city their home, their culture is the first thing that gets unpacked when they arrive.  Suitcases are … Continue reading

sheckys nightlife feature

sheckys nightlife feature

MOLE: Taste of Home isn’t just an award-winning magazine: at Mole, it’s an ethos. Executive Chef Guadalupe Elizalde grills, sautées, fries, bakes (not to mention beautifully plates) an impressive array of classic regional Mexican dishes. Farm to table? Pffft. More like … Continue reading

Holy Mole! – Newbie Foodies Feature

Holy Mole! – Newbie Foodies Feature

Mole I was invited to try the newest location of Mole, the fourth restaurant child of husband and wife duo Nick Cervera and Guadalupe Elizalde. Guadalupe hails from Mexico City and runs the kitchen cooking authentic family recipes while Nick manages … Continue reading

Dinner At Mole’s New UES Outpost

Dinner At Mole’s New UES Outpost

In terms of food blogging perks, there’s nothing quite as spectacular as receiving invitations to press dinners.  Especially when they’re at awesome restaurants.  And if that said ‘awesome restaurant’ just so happens to specialize in Mexican cuisine, then you know my enthusiasm and curiosity … Continue reading

FriendsEat.com’s Review on Mole UES

FriendsEat.com’s Review on Mole UES

You know you’re doing something right when you have 4 successful restaurants in New York. This is the case with Nick Cervera and his wife Guadalupe Elizalde. I think their success has much to do with this lovely couple. Lupe mans the … Continue reading

JoonBug.com: Holy Móle! Mexican Eatery Opens New Location on the UES

JoonBug.com: Holy Móle! Mexican Eatery Opens New Location on the UES

molenyc.com Exposed bricks, 200 year-old reclaimed wood beamed ceilings, imported Mexican terra-cotta tiles and ceramics, and personal black and white photography adorning the walls are just the beginning at Móle. Open since March, Móle, a Mexican eatery on the Upper East … Continue reading

EL DIARIO: Mole mexicano que cruza fronteras

EL DIARIO: Mole mexicano que cruza fronteras

Guadalupe Elizalde y Nicolas Cervera sirven el tradicional platillo en sus restaurantes con la salsa que preparan sus familiares en México. Nueva York — Restaurantes donde comer mole poblano en Nueva York hay cientos, pero si la idea es saborear … Continue reading

EXAMINER: Mole Restaurant is moving on up to the East Side

EXAMINER: Mole Restaurant is moving on up to the East Side

Mole Restaurant (located at 1735 2nd Avenue at 89th and 90th Street) is serving up their fourth New York City location with authentic Mexican cuisine. The Upper East Side venue was designed by co-owner Nick Cervera who transformed the old print shop into a … Continue reading

Móle Cantina: Mexican Family Recipes

Móle Cantina: Mexican Family Recipes

Móle opened on the Upper East Side in March and on each of my three visits it has been packed. It’s easy to see why. The fourth in a chain of Móle eateries, it is owned by a husband-and-wife duo, … Continue reading

Mole Upper East Side

Mole Upper East Side

Guadalupe Elizalde y Nicolas Cervera have brought New York three of their restaurants, Mole, and now their newest outpost lies in the residential area of the Upper East Side. This is one of the larger versions of the restaurant and features … Continue reading

ZAGAT BUZZ: Móle Opens Fourth Location on the Upper East Side

ZAGAT BUZZ: Móle Opens Fourth Location on the Upper East Side

By James Mulcahy Mexican chain Móle has three locations Downtown, but the restaurant isn’t going to let UES margarita lovers lose out on the chance to have one too many. Last week, a location of the eatery debuted on Second Avenue between 89th … Continue reading

Holy Mole: Móle’s Fourth Location Now Open on the UES

Holy Mole: Móle’s Fourth Location Now Open on the UES

The dining room. Photo: Courtesy Móle. Husband-and-wife restaurateurs Nick Cervera and Guadalupe Elizalde have brought their Mexican mini-chain, Móle, to the calorie-starved Upper East Side. As at every Móle, the menu reflects family recipes from Elizalde’s upbringing in Mexico City — in … Continue reading

MOLE RESTUARANT IS ADDING MORE DINER’S MEALS: TEQUILA IS TAKING FLIGHT!

MOLE RESTUARANT IS ADDING MORE DINER’S MEALS: TEQUILA IS TAKING FLIGHT!

Mole Mexican Bar and Grill located at 178 Kent Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn is pairing Tequila Flights with their authentic Mexican Fare. Head south of the border without leaving New York City as the Mexican Tequilera is mixing up a … Continue reading

Review: Does This Lady Gaga-Co-Signed Mexican Joint Live Up to the Hype?

Review: Does This Lady Gaga-Co-Signed Mexican Joint Live Up to the Hype?

Opening a new location of an already successful, packed restaurant to a new neighborhood is not easy. And even though New York’s Móle had experience with this—there are two locations in the LES (205 Allen St.) and the West Village … Continue reading

YELP

YELP

“The guac was made table side which is key for me and was delicious. Fresh, creamy and tons of citrus. We ordered the small and it was more than enough for two. Plenty of chips to go with it. For … Continue reading

Some Bites From Móle in Williamsburg

Some Bites From Móle in Williamsburg

There are not too many Mexican places in Williamsburg that have pleased me recently (Vera Cruz? YUCK and awful service), but fortunately I discovered Móle on North 3rd and Kent. Móle is rooted in the city, but has sprouted up … Continue reading

Infiltrated by Mexican – People are digging the new Mole in Williamsburg

Infiltrated by Mexican – People are digging the new Mole in Williamsburg

Infiltrated by Mexican People are digging the new Mole in Williamsburg By Linnea Covington Wednesday, August 17,2011 Dig in at Mole. Photo by Linnea Covington. NICK CERVERA HOVERS around his Williamsburg Mexican restaurant like a proud parent, stopping at tables … Continue reading

Holy MOLE! The New Hot Spot in Williamsburg

Holy MOLE! The New Hot Spot in Williamsburg

No one would ever guess that a place with a drink called “Sex in a Mexican Prison” could be romantic; yet Mole’s newest location in Williamsburg is one of the best new spots to take a date in NYC. Situated … Continue reading

SHECKY’S BAR REVIEW – Mole Williamsburg

SHECKY’S BAR REVIEW – Mole Williamsburg

Don’t let the location fool you, the atmosphere at Mole is worlds away from the rest of the Williamsburg scene. Whether that’s a good thing for you, depends on just how far you want to get from the hustle and … Continue reading

NYC.COM profile: Mole – Brooklyn

NYC.COM profile: Mole – Brooklyn

Williamsburg gets its very own Móle, serving up the same authentic, regional Mexican fare that’s made the restaurant’s main location famous since 1991. Grab a few lime margaritas, enjoy table-side guacamole and the friendly, casual atmosphere.

VIDEO: MOLE FEATURED ON BEYOND THE DISH

VIDEO: MOLE FEATURED ON BEYOND THE DISH

Stephen joins Chef/Owner Lupe Elizalde and Owner/Manager Nick Cervera in their new restaurant MOLE in the West Village, NYC, to cook a traditional Mexican meal known as Barbacoa. A little lamb, a little cactus leaf…enough said you really have to … Continue reading

NEW YORK MAGAZINE FEATURE ON MOLE

NEW YORK MAGAZINE FEATURE ON MOLE

Since 1992, Taco Taco has been sating Yorkville’s appetite for inexpensive Mexican fare, and after fifteen years, owners Nick Cervera and Lupe Elizalde expanded to the Lower East Side with an eccentrically accented outpost called Móle. But the complex Mexican … Continue reading

the strong buzz: Mole for Williamsburg

the strong buzz: Mole for Williamsburg

Eating at one of Nick Cervera and Lupe Elizalde’s Mole restaurants in the LES or West Village is like a veritable history lesson in Mexican cuisine. For the past 20 years, this husband and wife team has mastered their craft … Continue reading

First Look at Móle Williamsburg, Now Serving Mex Alfresco

First Look at Móle Williamsburg, Now Serving Mex Alfresco

There’s been a lot of buzz about dining alfresco, so we thought it was a good time to show you the new Móle Williamsburg, which quietly opened a few weeks back. As you can see in our slideshow, in fine weather … Continue reading

Video: Bobby Flay enjoying some Mole tacos

Video: Bobby Flay enjoying some Mole tacos

Bobby Flay drops by Mole (Taco Taco) in the Upper East Side to try their top three tacos, the Carne Asada, Carnitas and the Taco Taco.

Video: Mole featured on Little stove

Video: Mole featured on Little stove

Stephen joins Chef/Owner Lupe Elizalde and Owner/Manager Nick Cervera in their new restaurant MOLE in the West Village, NYC, to cook a traditional Mexican meal known as Barbacoa. A little lamb, a little cactus leaf…enough said you really have to … Continue reading

CBS New York – The 7 Best Guacamole Spots in New York City

CBS New York – The 7 Best Guacamole Spots in New York City

“Their spicy and fresh tableside guacamole can be made with one or two avocados, depending on the size of your party. Take advantage of their great after work happy hour every day from 4pm – 7pm at all of their … Continue reading

behind the burner: feature on mole “find your fiesta”

behind the burner: feature on mole “find your fiesta”

Adjacent to the water in Williamsburg, Brooklyn is Mole, an authentic Mexican restaurant that you must visit at least once this summer, unless you’re a local, in which case Mole’s cuisine will have you coming back time after time. After all, … Continue reading