When it comes to eating street food in Mexico City, the question isn’t which spots are the best, it’s how many free months you have to dedicate to trying every cart you walk past. But if you’re looking for a starting point, go to Jenni’s. The tiny stand at the corner of Colima and Merida in Roma Norte is grilling quesadillas that’ll make you sit on the sidewalk, close your eyes, and allow your body to remember what it feels like to be this happy. You get to choose your own filling based on the fresh ingredients that Jenni has available that day, but don’t get too stressed if you can’t decide what you want. Everything is delicious and it’s the blue jean-colored corn tortilla that brings everything together. Quesadillas run about seven pesos apiece.
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Right above Loup Bar you’ll find Maison Artemisia, a cocktail bar in an old Victorian parlor room serving some really great drinks.
There are too many bakeries to count in the city, but Panaderia Rosetta across from Rosetta in Roma is one of the best - get the guava pastry.
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Rosetta in Roma is in a cool space, serves excellent Italian food, and has a long wine list.
Nicos is a drive, but it’s worth the trip for excellent food from a family-owned traditional Mexican spot. Get the enchiladas and duck mole.
Head to El Cardenal in Centro Historico for the best breakfast in the city. Be sure to pair your nata with a concha.
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A tiny taco spot in Polanco that specializes in food from Yucatan - get the cochinita pibil tacos and panucho.
This massive spot in Roma Sur is only open Friday-Sunday, but if you do go you’ll find a big party and some incredible barbacoa.
Los Cocuyos is open 24 hours a day, so you can get some of our favorite tacos in the city in Centro Historico any time of the day.
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