Comedor Jacinta With some top-end places booked and ample opportunity to explore cheaper street food options, I was keen to see what a mid-market Mexico City restaurant looked like. After a little searching of the interwebs, I hit upon Comedor Jacinta as a likely spot. In a smart neighbourhood called Polanco, Jacinta is the casual …

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La Parroquia de Veracruz As is perhaps to be expected from my staunchly contrarian character, I’m finding Mexico City – possibly the busiest, most hectic and loudly vibrant city in the world – to be tremendously relaxing. This is in part due to me staying in a very comfortable hotel next door to which I …

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Mercado San Juan Mexico City! After a fun flight over Central America from Lima, I arrived in Mexico City late at night and much in need of sleep. With that accounted for and a susbtantial if unremarkable hotel breakfast buffet in my tummy, I set out for a first lunchtime wander around the city. It’s …

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Cancino

Cancino After the trauma of Argentinian pizza – truly the worst food I’ve encountered on my travels – I was keen to quickly banish the memory of this sorry foodstuff with a return to good quality pizza. I suspected this might need to wait until I got to the States, but I was happy when …

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Edinburgh bars receive Class Bar Awards nominations The Class Bar Awards nominations were announced earlier this week and it came as little surprise to see Edinburgh bars getting a bunch of recognition. And it’s great to see a blend of old and new places given nods for these highly respected UK-wide awards. In terms of …

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