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La Ópera

  La Ópera (Calle 5 de Mayo 10, Centro, Cuauhtemoc, Mexico City) — the decor at this storied bar reflects its history: All deep, dark, polished wood with tiled floors, filigreed ceilings, and frosted glass. It’s as if you’ve stepped into the 1870s (which is when the bar first opened). Both tourists and after-work regulars […]

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Café Paraíso

Café Paraíso (Plaza Villa de Madrid 17, Roma, Mexico City) –– is a tropical bar where Mexican style is combined with a Cuban vibe. This bar has warm and elegant covering genres of music like soul, cumbia, disco, salsa, funk and afrobeat. The evening starts slow and gradually the place begins to transform into dancing […]

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Yamamoto

Yamamoto (Av. Uxmal 31, Sm 3, El Centro, Cancún) — As the oldest Japanese restaurant in Cancún, Yamamoto has some of the best sushi in downtown Cancun. In addition to sashimi, there’s a menu of traditional Japanese dishes like chicken teriyaki and tempura for those who prefer their food cooked. Large groups can order combination […]

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Pujol Restaurant

Pujol Restaurant (Tennyson 133, Polanco, Polanco V Secc, Mexico City) – this well-reviewed restaurant is hidden away on a quiet, greenery laced side street within the exclusive Polanco district. Walking in you feel like you’re entering a peaceful, modern family home. The owner designed the entire space to reflect the atmosphere of the food. The […]

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Máximo Bistrot

Máximo Bistrot (Calle Tonalá 133, Roma Norte, Mexico City) — Máximo Bistrot is a farm-to-table restaurant. Kind of French, kind of Mexican. Somehow it all works, and the food is some of the most refined in the city, and served in a relaxed setting. The focus is on seasonal and local ingredients, so the menu […]

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Thai Lounge

Thai Lounge (Plaza la Isla shopping center, Blvd. Kukulcán, Km 12.5, Zona Hotelera, Cancún) — Expect a truly unique dining experience from the moment you walk into this garden oasis. After all, not many restaurants have a dolphin aquarium in the bar area. The individual huts with thatch roofs provide an intimate setting to sample […]

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Niddo

Niddo (Dresde 2, Juárez,Mexico City) – a hard-working mother-son team created this restaurant, an indoor/outdoor café that opened in late 2018 in a sun-lit corner space a on quiet street in Juarez district. Chef Karen Drijanski—who formerly hosted cooking workshops and dinners through her company Nativa Cocina—runs the open kitchen, and her menu is full […]

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Sud 777

Sud 777 (Bulevard de la Luz 777, Jardines del Pedregal, Mexico City) – this restaurant’s contemporary space is a destination unto itself (with a terrace, patio, sushi joint, and lounge to complete the leafy open dining room). One can literally eat here for hours, given Sud’s inviting atmosphere. The dishes served here are anything but […]

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Pehüa

Pehüa (Av. Sonora 123, Roma Norte, Mexico City) – Pehüa restaurant is a new culinary experience located in the heart of Parque España, and highly recommended for Mexican food fans. This new cozy and intimate restaurant, with a modern décor entirely made of wood, offers a high-quality vanguard cuisine. The name comes from nahuatl and […]

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Masala y Maiz

Masala y Maiz (Calle Gob. Protasio Tagle 66A, San Miguel Chapultepec II Secc, Mexico City) — Migration has played an important role throughout human history, and Mexico is no exception. Outside influences in the country have had profound effects on common political beliefs, social interactions, and of course, the food. Norma Listman and Saqib Keval’s […]