Must Visit Restaurants in Mexico

Must Visit Restaurants in Mexico

By Akash Ranjan

Food thrives everywhere in Mexico City and that’s why it has been given the title of the ‘Culinary Capital’. You can explore varied varieties of food in this fast-paced city from street food to plush restaurants, it will never disappoint anyone. You could spend a lifetime exploring the food in this city and still will not be able to cover half of the delights this city has to offer! So, we prepared a list of the restaurants that one should not miss while discovering this beautiful city:

1. Biko

It comes under the Pellegrino World's Best list. Basque-born duo Bruno Oteiza and Mikel Alonso’s relentless creativity leads to the luminous Polanco restaurant. One may get the surprises in the tasting menu. It includes onion and Cotija or fish and zucchini. All of them are presented with the painstaking attention to retail. It is your wish to order with or without wine pairings.

2. Pujol

This restaurant was made in 2000 by Chef Enrique Olvera. It was made with a reference in modern Mexican cuisine. He has a very personal way of mixing tradition with contemporary techniques. It has five-course tasting menu which also include surprises like corn with chicatanamayo, or a barbecue taco with avocado leaf adobo and guacamole.

3. Jaso

It is a Modern American-meets-artisanal eatery in Polanco. It is run by a Husband-and-wife team Jared Reardon and Sonia Arias which are the creative force behind this. Here the menu changes seasonally. You can put yourself in chef Reardon’s hands with the five or seven-course tasting menu or order a la carte. It is one of the top pastry chefs in the country. You can always order one of the chocolate desserts.

4. Bakea

It is a cozy, cottage-like setting just like the ideal scenery. One can always experience Chef Vicente Etchegaray’s Basque-French menu here. It can provide you with hearty dishes like rack of lamb, crab-filled canelloni and eggplant flan. Don't even think of skipping the dessert because the desserts they provide are spectacular especially orange coulis and Cointreau crepes. People come to this restaurant just for the food.