Duncan Tucker

mexico

Cabrito al Pastor Is the Product of Northern Mexico's 16th-Century Jewish Roots

A specialty of Coahuila, cabrito al pastor features tender goat meat with extra crispy skin.
Duncan Tucker
10.2.18
mexico city

Inside the Mexico City Market That Serves Lion Steak and Tiger Burgers

In the heart of Mexico City’s historic enter, the indoor San Juan market is famed for its selection of exotic meats, indigenous delicacies, and rare foreign imports. But who exactly is buying lion?
Duncan Tucker
2.19.18
Cocktails

Everyone Drinks Vampire Cocktails Out of Plastic Bags in This Tiny Mexican Town

In San Luis Soyatlán, you'll spot dozens of people clutching plastic bags full of tequila-spiked crimson liquid.
Duncan Tucker
1.31.18
Tacos

Feast Your Eyes Upon Mexico’s Most Underrated Tacos

The central Mexican state of Hidalgo is rightly famed for its tacos de barbacoa, but Jalisco's version is an experience all its own, packing slow-braised beef into crunchy corn tortillas.
Duncan Tucker
11.23.17
mexico

Mexico Hopes Its Famous Chorizo Can Win Over Donald Trump

The pressure is on for Toluca's chorizo.
Duncan Tucker
10.24.17
mexico

Gorditas Are One Of Mexico’s Greatest Breakfast Foods

All hail the "little fatty."
Duncan Tucker
8.23.17
mexico

This Temple of Bones Is One of Mexico’s Top Restaurants

We spoke to chef Alfonso Cadena about why he lined the walls of Guadalajara’s Hueso with thousands of animal bones, and what happened when El Chapo’s sons were kidnapped at gunpoint at his other restaurant, La Leche.
Duncan Tucker
4.3.17
mexico

This Guadalajara Restaurant Has Raised Mexico’s Burger and Craft Beer Game to the Next Level

With most Mexican burger joints offering thin, tasteless patties with plastic cheese squares in overly sweet or crumbly buns, Pig's Pearls stands out not only for its commitment to premium burgers but also promoting local craft beers.
Duncan Tucker
3.29.17
tequila

Ultra-Premium Tequila Is Winning Over Wealthy Americans

With competition intensifying, leading tequila brands are turning to increasingly lavish, experimental creations and even high-tech collaborations in a bid to stand out.
Duncan Tucker
12.7.16
mezcal

End Your Suffering at Guadalajara’s Best Mezcal Bar

Pare de Sufrir—or "end your suffering"—offers 70 brands of mezcal from producers around Mexico, including a special variety made with chicken breast.
Duncan Tucker
11.3.16
mexico

This Mexican Brewery Tricked Donald Trump Supporters into Funding a Fiesta

Mexican craft brewery Cucapá conned Trump supporters into buying T-shirts proclaiming “I Support Donald"—but the message transforms into something very different when exposed to warm temperatures.
Duncan Tucker
10.13.16
tequila

The Best Way to Drink Tequila Is Out of a Casserole Dish

Forget margaritas, tequila slammers, or the frankly terrible tequila sunrise. There’s a much more fun and refreshing way to enjoy Mexico’s most loved spirit: out of a clay casserole dish.
Duncan Tucker
10.9.16
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