Jalisco

hangover cures

Cure Your Hangover with Mexico’s Original Energy Drink

Egg-and-cheese is for chumps. Straight-from-the-udder raw milk mixed with booze is where it's at.
Lauren Cocking
1.19.18
sandwiches

Meet the Mexican Sandwich That Has Brought Fully Grown Men to Tears

Primera Taza’s lonche de lomo on birote salado is only available for one week out of the month. It is its own precious, beautiful, messy thing.
Javier Cabral
9.18.17
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
9.5.17
tequila

How the Jalisco Highlands Are Reshaping Tequila’s Reputation

Terroir is just as important to tequila as it is to wine, and agave that grows at a high elevation produces a smoother tequila with more tropical flavors.
Natalie B. Compton
4.11.17
alcohol

The Singer from Van Halen Just Launched a Tequila-Mezcal Hybrid

Will Sammy Hagar’s “mezquila” have you runnin’ with the devil?
Daisy Meager
2.13.17
Mexican Food

The Best Carnitas in the Universe Are in the Highlands of Jalisco

Every bite is meltingly tender on the inside and deeply caramelised on the outside.
Javier Cabral
1.19.17
beer

This Strange Beer Cocktail Has a Secret Ingredient That Will Cure Your Hangover

Behold, the pachecada: a refreshing, soothing Mexican beer cocktail that is half tejuino (a pre-Hispanic, fermented corn beverage), and half Mexican beer.
Javier Cabral
1.11.17
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
10.10.16
Mexican Food

My Time as a Mexican Cop Made Me a Better Street Vendor

Despite the hundreds of bacon-wrapped hot dog vendors in LA, street vending is 100 percent illegal. We meet Alfonso Garcia, a passionate street taco vendor who used to be a police officer in Mexico.
Javier Cabral
5.26.16