Mexico City Food and Wine Tours

The Capital of Mexican cuisine and street food

Mexico city, the capital of Mexico, is a heavily populated high-altitude city that has 16 boroughs and more than 300 neighborhoods so there are endless opportunities for anyone travelling to this destination. Mexico City’s historically rich culture, bustling streets, and terrific Hispanic gastronomy give foodies an excellent atmosphere to enjoy traditional cuisine of the region. 

Visit the historic center of Mexico City to see historical artifacts including the Zócalo, the National Palace, and Metropolitan Cathedral. Stroll down Chapultepec Park to visit Chapultepec Castle, the Modern Art Museum, and the National Museum of Anthropology. Take a stroll down artsy neighborhoods that offer Mexico City’s top nightspots and chic restaurants such as Zona Rosa, Roma Condese, Coyoacan, and San Angel.

Of course, foodie vacations would not be complete without indulging in the local fare of the region. Two Mexican staples include beans and corn. Corn is used to make tortillas and tamales, which are typical dishes of the region. Beans and corn are also featured in various dishes. Enjoy the popular Mexican sauce known as Mole that contains around 20 ingredients including chili peppers and can be enjoyed over turkey or chicken. Enjoy other local gastronomy such as tacos, tortas, and enchiladas. Mexico City is also a great destination to try Mexican desserts such as churros, fried ice cream, and chocolate-ice cream tacos.

Don’t forget to pair your delicious cuisine with typical drinks of the region. Beer and tequila can be paired with the local fare. Aguas frescas are also non-alcoholic drinks popular in the area, which are combinations of fruits, cereals, flowers, or seeds mixed with sugar and water for the perfect beverage combination. Mexico is also one of the world’s largest coffee producers so coffee is a must-have when visiting Mexico City.

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