Mexico City is full of contrasts: chaotic but also serene, modern but also rooted in millennia of Mesoamerican history and culture. Looking to escape the frigid New York winter, I’d booked my visit to CDMX based on the recommendations of many friends and colleagues. And while my stay lasted only for five days, I left realizing how much more I need to learn about the continent I currently call home — its past, its present, and its potential futures.
- Food and Drink: El Cardenal, Bósforo Mezcaleria (Centro), Ojo de Agua (Condesa), Mercado de Coyoacán (Coyoacán), Contramar, Pulqueria Los Insurgentes (Roma Norte)
- Museums: Palacio de Bellas Artes (Centro), Museo Frida Kahlo (Coyoacán), Museo Nacional de Antropología (Polanco)
- Parks: Alameda Central (Centro), Bosque de Chapultepec, Parque México (Condesa)
- Cafés/Other: Café El Jarocho (Coyoacán), Café NIN (Juárez), Cafebrería El Péndulo (Roma Norte)