Don't tell him his dishes are "off mark."
EmpellÃ³n is everything.
The Empellon Cocina chef gets a great profile in the 'Times.'
The newest restaurant from Alex Stupak aims to elevate New York's view of what Mexican food can be.
Alex Stupak is getting ready to open his new East Village restaurant.
More and more chefs are opening casual restaurants before moving into fine dining, a complete reversal of the traditional model for growth.
He says the tortilla is the heart of it all.
"If you look at an Italian restaurant, it doesn't have to serve pizza. But to walk into a Mexican restaurant and not have tacos, that's ludicrous."
Sam Mason, Alex Stupak, and Christina Tosi share the bill in Vice's latest episode of 'Munchies.'
Sounds like the East Village location will be more upscale than its West Village counterpart.
Both will be making way for projects from higher-profile names.
Plus: an upscale steakhouse comes to the South Street Seaport, and more, in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.
Current projections are that the restaurant will close in four to six weeks.
Don't tell a chef “you are the Picasso of your field and you walked away from your craft."
"He threatened to sue the restaurant for damages and slandered me."
"Revenge of the Nerds: Empellon Exposed." Wow.
While Alex Stupak plans headcheese tacos, Akhtar Nawab does head tacos at La Esquina.
The menu for the former wd~50 pastry chef’s Mexican project.