Mike and I recently took a much (much) needed vacation to Mexico. Instead of hitting up the beaches, we decided to go on an urban adventure and spent a few days in Mexico City and a few days in Oaxaca City (Oaxaca City guide coming soon). Some of my foodie friends over the years have always told me that Mexico City is a must but before arriving one hot Saturday night in early April, I wasn't really sure what to expect.
Whatever expectations I had, they were totally exceeded. Mexico City (no longer referred to as D.F. as of January 2016) is a beautiful place, filled with green spaces, friendly people, mezcal, incredible food and a blooming coffee and craft beer scene.
Highlights of the trip were wandering through tree lined streets in the neighborhoods of La Condesa, Hipodromo, and Roma, eating the best al pastor taco of my life at el Ticonzito, taking a day trip out to the ancient ruins of Teotihuacan, trying pulque for the first time at Pulqueria Los Insurgentes, eating an EPIC meal at Pujol and finding a legit third wave coffee spot called Buna 42 (try their lemon curd pancakes- seriously). I've listed some of my top choices below and hope you find the time to spend in this beautiful old city.
Hijo de la Rauxa
Los Cazuelas de la Abuela
Pulqueria Los Insurgentes