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El Califa: Spit-Shaved Pork, Salsas and Stars in Condesa

From the moment my plane landed in Mexico City, there was no doubt that my first meal would involve spit-shaved pork. Condesa is the birthplace of pastor, so it certainly made sense to go...
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El Farolito: Setting the Spit-Shaved Pork Standard in Mexico City

Pork that’s stained orange with an achiote marinade and shaved from a spit called a trompo is a key component of Mexico’s culinary canon. Pastor, as the preparation is called, is particularly revered in...