Chowhound Presents: Table Talk with Michael Pollan of The Omnivore’s Dilemma Tenth Anniversary Edition | Ask Your Questions Now ›

Restaurants & Bars

Outer Boroughs

Corona tears? Nixtamal downhill; timmy's gone

Share:

Restaurants & Bars 8

Corona tears? Nixtamal downhill; timmy's gone

Anicca | May 17, 2011 11:07 AM

Having become a great fan of Nixtamal last summer, I ventured over from Astoria on Sunday to get my hands on the tacos "al pastor" and had a very disappointing experience. First of all, they were out of al pastor, even though it was only 1pm on Sunday - made me cry - and the "help" was clueless. There's always a shortage of tables there, but several were sitting dirty, piled high with dishes - there was no where to sit. Even though we were standing, the not too busy staff was standing around, noone seemed in hurry to open up a table or two. Two of the streetside tables were being leaked on by an air conditioner or something, and, as a result, unusable. We finally just got frustrated and left tacoless. Did we just hit a bad day or could the place use some more management attention?

We decided to console ourselves with a conefull of Timmy's frozen custard down the street, but alas the space was being converted into a beauty parlor. What happened?

-----
Timmy O's
49-07 104th St, Queens, NY 11368

Tortilleria Nixtamal
104-05 47th Ave, Queens, NY 11368

Want to stay up to date with this post?

Feedback