by New York Post
In the year since the Eataly-inspired Mercado Roma opened on a desolate block in Mexico City’s Roma Norte neighborhood, the bustling food hall — with 60-odd vendors serving everything from squid tortas to tangy ceviches to tamarind-flavored truffles — has become the place to sample the city’s diverse culinary scene, and a must on every tourist’s checklist...Read More
by The New York Times
Built from the rubble of violent conquest, Mexico City has endured both the torment of Pacific Rim fault lines and the explosive force of its own expansion. Now with a greater metropolitan area of 21 million, Mexico’s nearly 500-year-old capital is made of ancient stone and gleaming glass, Old World architecture and indigenous tradition...Read More
by Matador Network
#8 You haven’t heard of the floating gardens of the Aztecs.
South of Mexico City there are canals in an area called Xochimilco. Here, the Aztecs built fertile banks on the lake, in which they grew one-third of the produce needed to feed the city. These canals stood the test of time and still exist today. Nowadays, you can rent a colourful boat called a trajinera and float down the canal with friends, enjoying the music of mariachis and a cold beer or two...Read More