Explore Mexican food beyond the familiar dishes of guacamole and tacos, by diving deeper into the unique cuisines of individual Mexican cities, which you can learn more about here.

What Is the Difference Between Types of Vanilla?

You just wanted to make a cake and now you’re standing in front of a row of different types of vanillas, unsure of which one to choose. With different price points and packaging, they all seem pretty...

Nine Days in (and around) Merida

by erica 24 days ago

I rented a house in Merida for 9 nights in early January. Now that the time has come to look at airline tickets, I am wondering if this is too long a time to stay in the city, and whether or not I...

Tripe soup/stew Mexico City

by borisabrams 15 days ago

Hi! So a few years ago in East LA i came across a tripe stew of sorts that was ridiculously spicy and wonderful. I have never found it again. I assume it was a variety of pancita de res? E...

SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE?? Street to high-end restaurants??

by erica 4 years ago

I will spend 10 days in a rental house in SMA this winter. Looking for information on food--restaurants, street stalls, and anything else food related. I have a reservation for dinner at Aperi....

San Miguel De Allende... very brief food notes

by erica 3 years ago

I’ve just returned from a 17-day Mexican visit, split between San Miguel de Allende and Michoacan. There is not much recent info here on San Miguel eating, so I will offer a few brief notes on the...

Anyone seen blanton's gold, or straight from the barrel, in Cozumel?

by valcfield 6 years ago

these are two of the varieties of blanton's bourbon that are not sold in the US. I adore them, and am swinging by cozumel (and jamacia... if anyone has seen them there) in about a month on a cruise...

Girls trip to play & dine: please critique 4 days in Mexico City mid October

by arnage 4 months ago

My 3 girlfriends and I will be visiting Mexico City from nyc for the first time 10/17-10/21. We will stay at an Airbnb in la Condesa or Roma. I’ve researched and read your helpful posts. Please cri...

La Central Valle | Valle de Guadalupe - Ensenada

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

This summer, star chefs Javier Plascencia of Baja and Alejandro Ruiz of Oaxaca collaborated to create a seasonal pop up restaurant in San Antonio de las Minas serving Oaxacan cuisine. It's last day...

Thanksgiving in San Miguel de Allende

by RoyRon 8 years ago

My wife and I are going to be in San Miguel on Thanksgiving. We enjoy all types of cuisines and price is not too much of concern. We are not necessariy looking for a traditional T-Day dinner but ...

Calabaza en Tacha :: Winter Squash in Piloncillo Syrup

by cristina 4 months ago

A week or so ago, a fellow CHer on the Mexico board asked for the recipe for Mexican squash in brown sugar syrup. Here it is. Mari, the woman who spoils me by doing all of my housework, gave me...

Restaurant Supplies in Puerto Vallarta

by Lovemexico3020 2 months ago

Can you please recommend a restaurant supply store that delivers to Puerto Vallarta Mexico? Thanks!

Help With Mexico City Trip

by enofile 2 months ago

My wife and I will be in CDMX for a week at the beginning of October, staying in Condesa. We have booked Pujol, Contramar, Alba, Maximo Bistro, Masala y Maiz. We also have booked a market tour ...

Merida Restaurants and Food

by naick_berden 10 months ago

Hello fellow foodies! We just spent an awesome couple of days in the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico and we LOVED the food. We are a couple travelling for 6 months in Latin America and we share our ...

Can you make cultured buttermilk from creme fraiche?

by pixiekat00 3 months ago

Hi all, I am an extreme novice in cooking, and trying many things out for the first time. To add one more challenge to this process, I am trying to learn while living as an expat in Mexico, where i...

Mexico City and San Miguel

by primarypatty 3 months ago

Would love some suggestions for breakfast, lunch and dinner places in these two places. In Mexico City we are staying on Calle Republica de Cuba which is in center city.

anyone import tequila from mexico?

by ac106 12 years ago

Heya all, I live in Mass and cannot receive shipments of liquor domestically. However I have read that people have imported absinthe and such from Europe with little problem. I am trying to a...

San Miguel de Allende Restaurant Recommendations

by inlovewiththedusk 3 years ago

I will be arriving in SMA for an 8 night stay on Tuesday feb 7. This trip snuck up on me, I had sort of forgotten about it and I have no dining game plan. I will take a look at previous threads b...

Osho Restaurante | Las Playitas - Ensenada

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

My friends have enjoyed breakfast at Osho Restaurante (at Hotel Quintas Papagayo) many times and invited me to join them in June to try the expansion to dinner service. Because I arrived late for o...

CENA (Supper): Just to Keep You Going While You Sleep

by cristina 4 months ago

Cena (supper) in Mexico is a mixed bag. For an ordinary cena at home, it's a tiny meal: a cup of hot chocolate or hot milk, a pan dulce (sweet bread), or a quick taco made with what's left over fr...

Desayuno: Breakfast in Mexico

by cristina 5 months ago

I receive many, many inquiries from foreigners planning a vacation in Mexico: "Where should I go for lunch?" "What's a good time to go out for supper?" "I want to eat lunch at (X high-end restaur...

COMIDA: Mexico's Afternoon Main Meal of the Day

by cristina 5 months ago

Mexico's main meal of the day is comida, which is eaten sometime between two and five o'clock in the afternoon. Prime time for comida is three o'clock; in many places all over the República, busin...