Just in time for the frighteningly soon arrival of winter, tán, a new restaurant featuring coastal Mexican fare, provides New Yorkers with the perfect respite from dropping temperatures.
Chef-Restaurateur Richard Sandoval and Chef Jonatán Gómez Luna Torres—of Le Chique, no. 17 on Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2022—have come together as the masterminds behind this new culinary venture.
Drawing inspiration from the vibrant energies of Tulum and the Yucatán peninsula, tán takes guests on a culinary journey straight to the Caribbean coastline.
Featuring a modern, seafood-focused menu, coastal Mexican fare–and ingredients sourced straight from Mexico–will pair with rebellious, bold flavors to feature dishes like Aguachile tán, a crispy potato-chorizo taco with shrimp and aguachile verde, Red Snapper Tikinxic Style, and a traditional Yucatán Pork Belly.
tán’s accompanying lounge lúm, which is set to open in late December, will pour agave-centric cocktails in a dimly candlelit space featuring coved, cave-like ceilings. What you can expect is drinks along the likes of the Mayan Manhattan and La Brisas del Océano, which will feature ingredients prepped by the chefs in the kitchen such as tortilla ash and oyster-stuffed olives.
tán is the seventh opening from world-renowned Chef Sandoval this year alone. Representative of the Yucatán region, the space will boast muted earthly materials adorned with elaborate henequen fiber wall hangings and woven sisal sun screens.
“tán and lúm will offer an avant-garde culinary experience for guests–daring and fun, with bold flavors, but still keeping with the fine traditions of Mexican cuisine that we all know and love,” said Chef Gómez Luna.
Located in Manhattan’s Midtown East at 209 East 49th Street, tán officially opened its doors on Thursday, December 8.
To make reservations or for more information you can visit their website.
209 East 49th Street, New York
Sunday through Thursday 5p.m. – 10p.m. and Friday through Saturday 5p.m. – 11p.m.