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Mesamérica 2014

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When chefs, students, writers, and more gather in Mexico City to discuss expresiones urbanas (urban expressions), chances are it will be a tasty trip. For team MB, it was about exploring and eating our way through one of the most delicious and fascinating cities in North America. Below are snippets of our discoveries. Check Mexico City in our travel map to learn more and find out the must-sees for your next visit.

 

OUR FAVORITE SITES:

 

The Museo Soumaya is owned by the Carlos Slim Foundation and contains the extensive art, religious relics, historical documents, and coin collection of Carlos Slim and his late wife Soumaya, after whom the museum was named. A visit appreciate the exterior alone is well worth the drive. 

 

Mercado de la Merced is an infinite maze of food, poultry, vegetables, fruits, candy and much more. You can quite literally get lost here all day.

 

Museo Nacional de Antropología – Mario said he wanted to go back to school to study Mexican history and anthropology following a visit to this treasure trove of historical artifacts.

 

 

 

 

Mario's Picks

Quintonil

It made Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurant List. It’s now on ours, too!

Pujol

A must-go-to. Chef/Proprietor Enreique Olvera (also the brilliant founder of Mesamerica) creates the most delicious and luxurious experience in town.

Contramar

Only open for lunch. Well worth the visit, if only for the fresh seafood and tuna tostada!