In Chicago, we are the world capital of artisanal masa, the dough used to make the corn tortillas. There’s a dozen places who do it the old way. In New York, there’s one place! And it’s real small! It’s a tenth the size of the smallest one in Chicago. It’s called Nixtemal.
- Rick Bayless
For those New Yorkers who always think their city is the center of the world. As in many things the city is beginning to slip behind others. In food alone cities like Philadelphia, Chicago, Portland and Seattle are quickly setting the standard for world class food purveyors.