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12 search results found for “guisados”
January 16, 2019

Beatricita: Taco Centenarian

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Mexico City -- In a town that runs on tacos, tacos de guisado may be the most ubiquitous version of the iconic dish in Mexico City. They can be found almost anywhere in the city, from specialty restaurants to markets, tianguis and street vendors selling them at stalls or even out of the trunk of a car. Read more
October 16, 2018

Fonda Margarita: Pilgrimage Site

By Lydia Carey
Mexico City -- With a simple façade, the unassuming Fonda Margarita sits next to a carwash and wouldn’t attract much attention if it weren’t for the line out the door and around the block by the time it opens at 5:30 a.m. Construction workers come at the crack of dawn, office workers arrive in shifts and sleepy teenagers meander in just before they close at 11 a.m. Read more
September 13, 2016

Los Barriles: Taco Saturday

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Mexico City -- For the last few months we’ve been obsessed with finding the best tacos de guisado in Mexico City. This is not an easy task because these types of tacos are abundant in a city where people are always on the lookout for inexpensive and fast eats. Read more
June 13, 2016

CB on the Road: Eating Mérida

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Mexico City -- Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula was home to some of the most important Maya cities during pre-Hispanic times. One can still get a glimpse the glory of those cities in ruins such as at Chichen Itza, considered one of the seven wonders of the modern world. Read more
September 16, 2015

Beatricita: Taco Centenarian

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Mexico City -- In a town that runs on tacos, tacos de guisado may be the most ubiquitous version of the iconic dish in Mexico City. They can be found almost anywhere in the city, from specialty restaurants to markets, tianguis and street vendors selling them at stalls or even out of the trunk of a car. Read more
February 24, 2015

El Buho: The Night Owl

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Mexico City -- Set up along Bucareli, just south of Reforma – two of the city center’s core arteries – only after dark, there is a steady huddle that gathers under a yellow tarp around steam and light bulbs. Read more
February 18, 2015

Doña Pachita’s: You Can Go Home Again

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Mexico City -- There’s a funny feeling you get in Mexico City when you come back to a neighborhood you both remember and forget. Food here gets that way, too. “You know that one quesadilla joint, that one time, with the good salsa.” Read more
June 12, 2014

Los Machetes Amparito: A Cut Above the Rest

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Mexico City -- If you think you know quesadillas, think again. Since 1964, the Montoya family has been preparing a version that defies the concept, even by Mexican standards. We were told that in the Guerrero neighborhood – undeservedly considered a rough area – we would find a quesadilla so large that just one would be enough to feed two people. Read more