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Things To Do In Mexico City
Qué Hacer En Ciudad De México

Mexico City

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…

Places That Deliver The Best of Mexico To Your Door

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We are witnesses of something external to everything we have lived before. However, one of the best ways of surviving confinement is satisfying our gastronomic cravings. This said, we share five Mexican places with home delivery services that are fighting to keep going and not fall because of the uncertain situation we’re living worldwide. Frutos…

Mexico City Markets

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In the “original Mexico”, Mesoamerica, all markets, exchange centers and commercial routes were key to develop commerce. Not for nothing the famous Aztec city of Tenochtitlan was known for its magnificent “mercado” (market), which was so much more than a place to sell and buy provisions and livestock. Tenochtitlan market was the place to barter…

The Best Chocolate Places In Mexico City

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Do you think Mexico is famous for its chocolate? Have you tried authentic Mexican chocolate or have you asked yourselves where can you find the most delicious ones in our country? Possibly you have heard about cocoa, the raw material to make chocolate and one of the most famous ingredients that Mexico gave to the…