Guadalajara

Food

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
mexico

What to Eat at a Lucha Libre Match, If You Can Stand the Insults

Walking into the Arena Coliseo de Guadalajara, you’re greeted with delightful wafts of freshly popped corn and good-hearted jeers from the crowd.
Natalie B. Compton
12.27.17
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
11.23.17
sandwiches

Meet the Mexican Sandwich That Has Brought Grown Men to Tears

Primera Taza’s lonche de lomo on birote salado is only available for one week out of the month.
Javier Cabral
9.15.17
mexico

Bodies are piling up in Mexico’s drug war because El Chapo is gone

Duncan Tucker
7.12.17
Tacos

Five of the Best Tacos in Mexico

Within Mexico's taco universe, there are some tacos that are extra memorable, those that leave a mark on the perennial list of "things that are worth living for".
Munchies Staff
5.18.17
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
mexico

Life Along Mexico’s Infamous Rail Tracks Where Migrants Hop Freights into the US

Where “La Bestia” crosses through Guadalajara, Laura Avila camps along the tracks and salvages trash to help her temporary neighbours.
Chris Donovan
3.26.17
Art

Flaming Spiral GIFs Will Make You Want to Light Shit on Fire

There's no CGI in Daniel Barreto's mesmerizing experiments with fire.
Beckett Mufson
1.6.17
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
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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