Gaggan at Pujol “Sir, there’s a problem with your reservation for Thursday afternoon at our restaurant, Pujol.” It was not the phonecall I was looking for. Their definition of a problem was very far from my idea of a problem, though. The issue was that my visit clashed with a special event. “We have no …

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Cafe de Tacuba With the prospect of the Gaggan mystery evening ahead at Pujol in the evening, I wasn’t entirely sure what to eat during the day, not least because I was booked for the 6pm sitting which was a rather unfamiliar dining hour. I decided that one late morning meal would suit both my …

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Taqueria Tlaquepaque One of the main draws for visitors to Mexico in general and Mexico City in particular is the vibrant street and hole-in-the-wall food vendors that are dotted all over the place. My apathy for this style of Mexican food – particularly tacos – is given frequent mention and I haven’t fallen in love …

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Lorea

Lorea I was keen to include some fine dining on my brief exploration of Mexico City so booked for dinner at Lorea. Having warmed up for dinner with a visit to Licoreria Limantour, I arrived in excellent spirits after the short walk through Roma Norte. I found a bustling upstairs dining room packed to the …

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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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