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J. Alejandro

Recent stories by J. Alejandro

December 25, 2017

Best Bites 2017: Mexico City

By Ben Herrera, J. Alejandro and Martha Pskowski
Mexico City -- Hit by a devastating earthquake in September, Mexico City has certainly faced some challenges this past year. But life in the city marches on, and adventurous foodies can still find a great meal simply by following their nose. Our DF correspondents did just that in 2017, rediscovering some old favorites and branching out into unchartered territory. Read more
July 20, 2017

Angelopolitano: Family-Approved Mole

By J. Alejandro
Mexico City -- A sweet warmth lies just below the surface of Condesa’s über-cool Angelopolitano. Walking through the front door, we were first struck by the restaurant’s elegant decor, which exists somewhere between hipster chic and business casual. Read more
Roll up your sleeves and get ready to chow down on our culinary walk.
June 30, 2017

El Pialadero de Guadalajara: Hot Mess

By J. Alejandro
Mexico City -- At 2pm on most weekdays, slickly dressed business people stroll Mexico City’s trendy Juarez neighborhood, lending its streets an air of well-heeled, buttoned-up formality. The polished glimmer of their shoes marks them as the nation’s best and brightest, if not among its wealthiest. Read more