Tag Archives: Mexico

Many Happy Returns in Mexico City

When writing a restaurant and dining oriented food blog, the priority is to check out and write about new places. That is a mixed blessing. While it is a lot of fun to explore and experience new things, it means [...]

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Mesamérica 2014 – More Perspectives on Food in Mexico – Day Two

It is difficult in any field to be the first presenter of the day, but when the presentation takes place at a major international culinary congress it is even more so. Chefs, culinary media and aficionados who attend also like [...]

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Mesamérica 2014 – More Perspectives on Food in Mexico – Day One

Mexico City is many things. It is one of the largest cities in the world. It is sprawling, shaky from earthquakes, smoggy, grimy, crowded, intimidating, full of energy, vibrant, friendly, delicious and one of my favorite cities in the world. [...]

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Paxia – Daniel Ovadía’s Passionate Paean to Mexico

On the second day of the inaugural Mesamerica Congress in Mexico City in July, the ambitious and talented young chef Daniel Ovadía gave his presentation on using traditional Mexican ingredients in new ways. His approach was heartfelt and artistic, but the most emotional [...]

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Amaranta – Terrific in Toluca

Who says fusion cooking is bad? Anyone who thinks that has never experienced the cooking and foods of Mexico. Mexican cuisine is a glorious example of how wonderful fusion can be when given enough time, ingenuity and skill to make [...]

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Pujol – Mexican Magic

It was six years ago this past March that I first ate at Restaurante Pujol, Chef Enrique Olvera’s modern Mexican restaurant in Mexico City. I was there with Rick Bayless, Marilyn Tausend and a small group of travelers from the Culinary [...]

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Mexico City’s Mercado San Juan With Chef Christopher Kostow – A Slide Show

One highlight amongst many from my recent trip to Mexico was touring the Mercado San Juan with Chef Christopher Kostow of the Michelin three star Restaurant at Meadowood in the Napa Valley, Lucky Peach’s Managing Editor Rachel Khong, Adriana Gomez [...]

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The Markets of Mexico – Puebla’s El Mercado de la Acocota

El Mercado de la Acocota is situated in an old working class neighborhood just off the center of old colonial Puebla. I was taken there by Rebecca Smith Hurd as part of her walking tour of Poblano street food to [...]

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The Markets of Mexico – Mercado Municipal San Pedro Cholula

Mexico is an incredible country with remarkable culinary riches. These are often best seen and tasted in the local food markets. The colors are astounding as is the variety of produce. This market, El Mercado Municipal in San PedroCholula, just [...]

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Sunday Photo – Chiles en Nogada – The Fruit

It’s the season for chiles en nogada, one of the signature dishes of Puebla, Mexico and no one does them better than Chef Liz Galicia at Puebla’s El Mural de los Poblanos. The dish consists of poblano chiles stuffed with [...]

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