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Megan Frye

Megan Frye

Megan is an independent writer, photographer and translator specializing in stories about ethical travel, sustainability, history, culture and food. She has a history in newsroom journalism and non-profit management in Detroit, Michigan. She lives in Mexico City. Follow her exploits on Instagram via @megan_l_frye or @fryechild on Twitter.

Recent stories by Megan Frye

January 2, 2020

Liquid Assets: Atole, Mexico’s Corn-Fueled Beverage

Mexico City |
Mexico City -- Corn is so vital to Mexican cuisine and culture that we could scarcely avoid it even if we wanted to. Not that we would ever want to – one of the things we love most about dining in Mexico is the high likelihood that our meal will have a healthy dose of corn in one form or another. Read more
September 13, 2019

Lunch Rush: Mexico City’s Ubiquitous Comida Corrida

Mexico City |
Mexico City -- At exactly the right moment, and not a minute sooner, lunch will be ready at La Cocina de Q.B.D.O. Generally, the magic hour of comida corrida – affordable, multi-course midday meals offered on weekdays and often Saturdays – is between 2-4 p.m., the typical lunch hour for Mexican workers. Read more
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