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J. Alejandro

Recent stories by J. Alejandro

May 3, 2018

Tacos Beto: Deep Dive

By J. Alejandro
Mexico City -- Tacos Beto is not a pretty place. Stacks of soda bottles, enough for weeks to come, serve as a wall that shields customers from the wind blowing down Avenida Dr. José María Vertiz. The plastic tables and plastic stools that surround the bottles seem older than the invention of plastic. Read more
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