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Paco de Santiago

Paco de Santiago

Francisco de Santiago ("Paco") is a Mexico City native who has a deep passion for his country's cuisine. He is also sort of renaissance man -- a former champion chess player, bullfighter and more recently, a professional gastro-guide. But these days, Paco focuses on the antojitos, or little culinary cravings of his hometown, which are a hallmark of a culinary tour of the city with him.

Food tours given by Paco de Santiago

December 19, 2018

Best Bites 2018: Mexico City

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Mexico City -- The memory of 2017’s devastating earthquake still lingers in the minds of many in Mexico City, but perhaps the biggest challenge the city faced in 2018 was gentrification. Ambitious development initiatives have resulted in safer neighborhoods; however, the cost of real estate has soared, leaving many long-term residents and business owners at risk for eviction, particularly in the Historic Center. Read more