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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