What to eat and where to eat in Mexico City

related: df, food, mexico
editing: Exploring Mexico City

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barbacoa con salsa borracha - banderillas (corn dogs) - carnitas - chicharron - guajolota (tamal in a torta) - gorditas - huaraches - pambazos - tamales - tlacoyos

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Azúl y Oro

Echiladas de jamaica
Run by Ricardo Muñoz on the UNAM campus
Chef Muñoz now has 4 other locations of this franchise, including Azul Histórico in a colonial building in the Centro.

Los Girasoles

Los Girasoles

Casa Merlos

The filling is cheese
Especialidades Huauzontle, Chapandongo
Lucila Merlos is the marvelous cook and owner

Fonda 99.99

Moras 347, Col. Del Valle. Muy buen lugar de comida yucateca. Económico.

El Parnita

Yucatán 84, Col. Roma. Muy buenos tacos (de camarón, de chapulines, de flor de calabaza) Torta ahogada de queso Panela. Divertida decoración.

Los Pambacitos De Benjamin Franklin

Closed Sundays


Xochimilco gran finale
The fleet of 2,000 trajineras navigate more than 150 kilometers of chanels in southern Mexico City. The gardens are quite popular over weekends and quieter on workdays. Visitors hire their own boats and then hire mariachi music, good food and drink. Additional pluses include abundant bird watching on the quieter channels and an environmental center dedficated to the conservation of the amphibian salamander axolotl.

Mexico City Airport

Eating options are limited to chain restaurants and food court venues.
California - Check out the buffet

Colonia Centro

La Blanca - Founded in 1910 as a place that sold pastries and milk and in 1930 as a cafeteria
specialties: coffee and tamales de nata, open monday-sunday 630am-11pm
La Pagoda, 5 de Mayo
Las Pecosas, Rep. de Cuba
El Cardenal, Palma #23, http://restauranteelcardenal.com/, begin with huitlacoche para taquear

Colonia Roma

Pulqueria Insurgentes - Insurgentes #226, Col. Roma in front of Metrobus Durango. 1pm- . Tel. 47519326, Facebook
Restaurante Olivia, Calle Orizaba 95 esquina Tabasco, exquisite benedictine poached eggs with jalapeño

Colonia Narvarte





La Casa del Toño

Petrus Beer & Wine bar
Insurgentes Sur #1217 (A un costado del parque hundido) Del. Benito Juárez

La Bella Lula
Corregidora # 5 casi esq. con Ave. Revolucion (near Metro Barranca del Muerto)
enfrente de la famosa Torteria La Castellana

La Poblanita - Adalberto Díaz
Great chicken & mole enchiladas, giant chiles en nogada: open 9am-7pm every day

Chon y Chano (between Colegio Militar and Popotla metros)

Kolobok, Miron #57 (and Dr. Atl), Colonia Santa Maria La Ribera

El Tizoncito
Tacos al pastor are a must

Hostería La Selva Negra, Juan Racine #108, Colonia Polanco
- German food

What's new?

La Parroquia DF, Calle Brasil #5


Centro Historico
Los Pambacitos De Benjamin Franklin

A few words about Pulque

Casa el Tinacal, Tlalnepantla de Baz in State of Mexico. Buffet and restaurant too!
Pulquería La Risa, Mesones 71, Col. Centro Histórico (near Isabel la Católica)
http://pulqueypulquerias.blogspot.com - http://pulqueypulquerias.blogspot.com/p/direccion-de-pulquerias.html
Just outside Mexico City in the state of Hidalgo, a new pulque museum is being planned:
El pulque tendrá su museo

A few words about Mixiote

Even though the lamb Mixiote is a dish from the state of Hidalgo, it has become a favorite in Mexico City
prepared also with chicken or rabbit, it has become a specialty of Xochimilco
Mixiote de borrego con nopalitos

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