North Park’s Cantina Mayahuel serves a wider selection of Mexican spirits than you could ever try in a lifetime. Tequila, mezcal, sotol, raicilla, and bacanora, they have it all. Luckily for everyone, they also make really good homestyle Mexican food, which is a real lifesaver after more than a few drinks. Try the Yucatan stew or the carnitas, which comes in taco, plate, and torta form. The food is both tasty and a reliable insurance policy to ensure that you can function the following morning.
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