Day of the dead


PHOTOS: The Dying Art of Making Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skulls

Meet the company keeping this Mexican tradition alive.
Luis Cobelo
extreme halloweening

Gorillaz Wrote Us a Bunch of Scary Stories for Halloween

"In Japan, we have weasel monsters with claws so sharp that you don't even know you've been cut until you realise bits are in the wrong place."

NYC's Day of the Dead Gathering Celebrates Life, In Photos

Ahead of Day of the Dead, non-profit Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders brought the vibrant artistry, traditions, and rituals of the holiday to the streets of downtown Manhattan.
Alison Viana

How to Eat Like a Gravedigger

"The fragrant steam of beef liver seasoned with a copious amount of sliced onions and chiles toreados mixes with the smell of wet dirt coming from a recently opened grave."
Memo Bautista
Make it

How to Build an Epic Cocktail Fountain for Day of the Dead

What’s better than paying tribute to your deceased loved ones than a drink in their honor?
Sam Anderson

Eat the Best 'Pan de Muertos' in Mexico for Day of the Dead

Every year during Dia de los Muertos, bakeries all over Mexico make 'pan de muertos,' (bread of the dead). These are the best in Mexico City.
Pablo Mata Olay
Day of the dead

HARD Events' Day of the Dead Will Not Return This Year

Organizers cited "production reasons" for the cancellation.
Britt Julious

James Bond's fake Day of the Dead parade was so cool Mexico wants to do it for real

Spectre, the latest Bond film, starts with a spectacular Day of the Dead parade that doesn't exist. Now the government wants to create one to avoid tourists being disappointed.
Nathaniel Janowitz
VICE Specials

I Got Drunk and Joined Guatemala’s Wasted Horse Race

​​Every year, the Mayan villagers in Todos Santos throw a wild, week-long rager ending in a drunken—sometimes deadly—horse race.
River Donaghey
Mexican Food

Squeezing Burrata Balls with New York’s Favorite Mexican Chef

I’m in a London restaurant basement and Enrique Olvera is teaching me to prepare a dish fusing fresh tomato and burrata. “We don’t like to plate with too much fuss or stuff,” he explains.
Nell Frizzell

How To: Make Vegan Pan De Muerto

The vegan eaters/bike riders at Los Loosers in Mexico City give us their spin on the classic Día de los Muertos dish, and we can assure you it's to die for.
Munchies Staff

How This Lap Dog-Sized Tamale Became the Food of the Dead

In Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula, Dia de Los Muertos is celebrated by offering a giant casserole-like tamale that is bigger in size than a small a chihuahua and tastes more like an epazote-scented chicken pot pie than an actual tamale.
Javier Cabral