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.
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
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.
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.
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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".
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.
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.
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.
Flaming Spiral GIFs Will Make You Want to Light Shit on Fire
There's no CGI in Daniel Barreto's mesmerizing experiments with fire.
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.
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.