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Martha Pskowski

Recent stories by Martha Pskowski

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
December 1, 2017

Merendero Biarritz: (Real) Chicken Soup For The Soul

By Martha Pskowski
Mexico City -- “My mother had many celebrity customers,” says Luis Enrique Mejía Rosales, the son of Merendero Biarritz’s founder, Esther Rosales. “When they were opening the storefront, the famous [Mexican] bull-fighter Luis Procuna came up to my mother and said, ‘Call it Biarritz!’ He had come back from a tour in Europe and had fallen in love with a woman in Biarritz.” Read more
September 28, 2017

Dispatch from Mexico City: Post-Quake Recovery, One Meal at a Time

By Martha Pskowski
Mexico City -- In the past five years, Mexico City has flourished as an international tourist destination, and the Roma and Condesa neighborhoods are the city’s crown jewels for travelers. A typical weekend in bohemian Roma or posh Condesa might include a late lunch of tuna tostadas at Contramar, followed by a drink at Cervecería del Barrio, a bar and restaurant overlooking the scenic Plaza Cibeles. Read more