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Taco Mexico City

Three Great Mexico City Taquerias

Not every meal in Mexico City can or should involve sous vide barbacoa or shrimp with tamarind four ways, especially when so many street level options are available, and especially when you’re traveling with...
Restaurant Mexico City

Contramar: For (and Against) the Sea in Colonia Roma

A fashionable crowd has flocked to Contramar since Gabriela Cámara and Pablo Bueno opened the restaurant in the Colonia Roma neighborhood of Mexico City at the end of 1998, focusing on seafood and high...

Izote [CLOSED]

Patricia Quintana first entered my consciousness last year, when she visited Los Angeles to cook with longtime friend John Rivera Sedlar at Rivera. Unfortunately, it was a private event, and not one that was...
Tostadas Mexico City

Mercado de Coyoacan: Diving into Distrito Federal Tostadas

Day two of my initial visit to Mexico City with Bill Esparza (Street Gourmet LA) led to Coyoacán, a funky neighborhood on the south side of the city that’s crawling with artists. In the...
Best Food Drink

2010 Best of Food GPS

2010 was an epic year of eating and drinking that included trips to Charleston, SC (twice), Las Vegas, Mexico City, New York City, Palm Springs, Phoenix, San Diego, San Francisco (three times) and Santa...
Band Mexico City

Cantina La Mascota: Raucous Bands + Botanas in Mexico City

People in Mexico City don’t drink like people in the United States, which is just one more reason to visit the world’s third largest metropolis. They down mezcal like it has the power to...