Ciudad de México (MEX)

Real Mexican Mariachi experience: Restaurant El Salón Tenampa (14. April 2017)

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Real Mexican Mariachi experience: Restaurant El Salón Tenampa (14. April 2017)

Given I had failed so far to see Mariachis live, it was about time to fill this gap. So, when you’re in Mexico City, you should definitely go to the Plaza Garibaldi where all the Mariachis are and order a mariachi song for you. Or, you enter one of the many establishments around the square […]

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
1'800 MXN (incl. tip) More »
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Good bar to have a drink after Chapultepec: King Cole Bar @ The St. Regis Mexico City (14. April 2017)

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Good bar to have a drink after Chapultepec: King Cole Bar @ The St. Regis Mexico City (14. April 2017)

When you visit Mexico City, you have to talk a walk through Chapultepec – a huge park in the center of the city! And if you are there during a holiday or a weekend, it’s absolutely packed! It is really kind of incredible how big the park is – and it is actually quite beautiful, […]

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
700 MXN (incl. tip) More »
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How the locals spend Easter – with delicious Mexican food: Restaurant Cabaña Juárez (14. April 2017)

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How the locals spend Easter – with delicious Mexican food: Restaurant Cabaña Juárez (14. April 2017)

As a tourist you would probably never end up here – but you should. If you drive basically through the whole city and exit around Santa Fe and keep going towards Toluca, you will at some point encounter an area where along the highway there is one little house besides the next and all of […]

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
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How to get your tummy full, Mexican style: Cantina El Amanecer Tapatio (13. April 2017)

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How to get your tummy full, Mexican style: Cantina El Amanecer Tapatio (13. April 2017)

A Mexican cantina is a really interesting experience – something I have never tried before despite having been already three times to Mexico before. Now, the concept is rather simple – it is a huge room, like a canteen, you get a table (but you should book in advance if you’re a larger group), and […]

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
2'800 MXN (incl. tip) More »
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50 Best restaurants but not the best service: Restaurant Quintonil (12. April 2017)

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50 Best restaurants but not the best service: Restaurant Quintonil (12. April 2017)

The Quintonil has recently been awarded as one of the 50 best restaurants of the world and given I have been to Pujol and Biko previously, I thought it’s time to try a new one. I went for the “tasting menu” (1’800 MXN) with “wine pairing” (1’385 MXN). The restaurant is rather small and reservation […]

| June 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
10'500 MXN (incl. tip) More »
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Only good for a break at the shopping mall: Restaurant El Diez, Parrilla Argentina (13. April 2017)

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Only good for a break at the shopping mall: Restaurant El Diez, Parrilla Argentina (13. April 2017)

If you are looking for a quick stop while you are in a shopping mall, then the El Diez, Parrilla Argentina, is not a bad choice. I started with an “Empanada Elote con queso” (44 MXN) which was a bit dry but went quite well with the chimichurri sauce served. As a main, I went […]

| June 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
1'020 MXN (incl. tip) More »
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31. August 2012: Restaurant California

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31. August 2012: Restaurant California

The Molletes Combinados (Jamon y Chorizo; 104 MXN) are a great way to start the day early after a heavy night. The mollete is heavy but the combination of Chorizo and Queso Manchego makes it very tasty. The dish is actually quite simple – a bun of bread, ham or chorizo and cheese. The place […]

| September 9, 2012 | 0 Comments
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30. August 2012: Restaurant Maneira Grill & Vino

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30. August 2012: Restaurant Maneira Grill & Vino

Starting with a Margharita into a blissful last evening in Mexico City was ideal … … to deal with the pretty spicy dips which were served with absolutely delicious bread (I never thought I would actually ever say that about Mexican bread but the bread was truly outstanding). As a main, I had “Bife de […]

| September 9, 2012 | 0 Comments
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