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This Class Is Entirely Dedicated to the History of Mexican Chiles

“We realized that most customers had no idea of the names and varieties of chiles, so we decided to share our knowledge."
Claudia Alarcón

Mexico City Restaurant Caught Selling Protected Tarantula Species in $26 Tacos

The federal environmental protection agency saw a video of the restaurant torching a big hairy bugger on Facebook.
Hannah Keyser
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
mexico city

Meet One of Mexico City's Best Tamale Makers

When his job as a waiter at a strip club abruptly ended, one man turned into one of Mexico City's most innovative tamale makers.
Memo Bautista

Inside Mexico's Complicated Love Affair with Chicken Wings

“All the elements of wings—spice, fried chicken—all these things are very Mexican. Mexicans love their fried, spicy shit."
Luke Winkie
Send Noodz

Send Noodz: This Birria-Ramen Mashup Is Here for Your Hangover

Everything you want from birria, and also noodles.
Jonathan Levinson
mexico city

'La Güera' Cures Mexico City's Worst Hangovers with Her Chilaquiles Sandwiches

“We serve artists, we serve politicians, we serve professionals,” La Guera says. “From the highest classes to the lowest. And we treat everyone just the same.”
Lauren Rothman

Inside Mexico City's Jewish Food Paradise

Salami enchiladas and jalapeño-topped matzo ball soup are just the beginning.
Luke Winkie

How to Eat Like a Mexican Luchador

Imagine yourself in the middle of a ring, being body-slammed by a person who weighs almost 100 kilos. You would almost certainly end up crushed, if not dead. To avoid that fate, Mexican luchadores have to practice.
Luis Cobelo

How to Pick Mushrooms That Won't Kill You or Leave You Stoned

Nature is generous, but it's also bestowed some mushrooms with toxic properties to keep predators away. If you eat the wrong mushroom, you die.
Pablo Mata Olay
mexico city

The MUNCHIES Guide to Late Night Eating in Mexico City

The city's best dishes to fend off an impending hangover.
Memo Bautista

Meet Marven, Mexico City's 'Basket Taco Lady'

Marven, who belongs to Mexico's third gender, chats with us about tacos, Oaxaca, and the power of mezcal.
Pável Gaona