Press

“Heirloom corn tortillas and Oaxacan black mole enchiladas prove that chef Roberto Santibañez can do Mexican as well as anyone, but his willingness to put a colorful twist on standard dishes is what really makes Fonda stand out” [full story]

Get Your Fiesta On: “Fire up this Mexican BBQ from chef Roberto Santibanez” [full story]

“My feelings about cooking Mexican food at home had two phases: pre-Roberto and post-Roberto.” [full story]

“Roberto Santibañez boasts quite a resume […], but his esteemed Park Slope restaurant is entirely without pretension. He offers unfussy, affordable renditions of beloved dishes from his native Mexico City…” [full story]

“All of Santibanez’s flavors are so bold that even the requisite enchiladas suizas and made to order guacamole are a marvel”

“Real Mexican cooking gets the “haute” treatment”

“The staff radiates hospitality”

“There are a couple good Guacs in NYC but “Fonda’s Guacamole” is incredibly delicious”

“The Best Happy Hour in Town with Great Drinks and Delicious Bar Food”

“Just call him the king of Mexican food. Chef Roberto Santibañez, the owner of Fonda”

“Some recipes originated in Santibanez’s grandmother’s kitchen in Mexico City, but the Fonda menu is elevated by the chef’s Le Cordon Bleu training in Paris”