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Dead ones do not go to the hole, but share with their beloved ones food in its whole

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If Mexican food isn’t the best, why do Mexicans return after death to enjoy it again on November 1st and 2nd? During these days, citizens of Mictlán (the underworld) come out from their tombs and, guided by the candles lightened in the altars, start their journey back to life through an orange path decorated with…

The flavors of Mexican celebrations and the true story of the famous chiles en nogada


The Mexican fight for independence started on September 16th, 1810. However, we nowadays start celebrating our Independence Day and devouring Mexican food on August and formally, on September the 15th. Even though Mexico has delicious food regardless of the season, our favorite month stands out among the others because of the varied and exquisite Mexican…

Delicatessen La Jersey Gourmet, quality charcuterie and cheese

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One of the main activities for locals and tourists when visiting the well-known San Juan Market is eating Spanish style tapas and baguettes, prepared with imported products and paired with red Mexican wine. Delicatessen La Jersey Gourmet is a family business that has existed for over fifty years and has been run by four generations….

El Gran Cazador, place of the most exotic meat and insects in Mexico City

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Over fifty years ago and way before the famous Mexico City’s San Juan Market was built, many products were bartered in the park next to Ernesto Pugibet Street. Precisely there, Jorge García sold quality rabbits and kids (young goats). A few generations later, María de Lourdes started selling chicken inside the market. However, she wasn’t…

Estado Natural, zero waste bulk products

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The majority of food items we consume nowadays are processed products. Most times we don’t even know where they come from, what they are really made of, or their environmental impacts. Plus, many of these items have lost their essence and natural state because of industrialization. On top of that, most of the packaging materials…

Oscuro Puro and Cachito Mío, designer chocolate, tarts, and quiches

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Anyone who doesn’t believe love enters through the eyes has probably never been to Oscuro Puro or Cachito Mío, two places where chocolate, quiches, and tarts take the leading roles and are prepared in very original ways.  Oscuro Puro and Cachito Mío are located in the La Roma neighborhood. Both of them were created by…

Café Barajas, Mexican Specialty Coffee Experts

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How do you like your coffee? Don’t worry if you’re not sure, because we know this isn’t an easy question to answer given the deepness of the coffee universe.  Coffee is an everyday drink, which is why we sometimes forget its importance in our social life. Have you ever stopped to think that the “let’s…

Cintli, the best tortillas in Mexico City

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Placing the best tortilla in Mexican tables would seem like a hard to accomplish goal. However, Cintli Tortillería has succeeded in doing so during the last few years due to its commitment with the defense and awareness of creole native Mexican maize from different communities.  Cintli is an unconventional tortillería that brings back Mesoamerican nixtamalization…

The Saborista Experience from Sabores México Food Tours

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When the experimented food enthusiast Rodrigo López Aldana realized he could merge his passion for gastronomy with his love for Mexico City and create an unforgettable experience, Sabores México Food Tours was born. Ever since, the project has grown thanks to a committed team of chilangos (Mexico City locals) who adore Mexican food, love exploring…

Quiz: How Mexican Are You?

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