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Misfits and lovers in Mexico City

May 21st 2016
HE SAID... We have been in Mexico City for six days now, and today we were starting our Real Food Adventure of Mexico. We woke early to the rumbling sound of trucks and buses idling outside our hotel, and to the sounds of revellers making their way home from a big night out in Mexico City. Music had continued into the early hours of the morning, and we had drifted in and out of s ... read more
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Mexican Flag The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more
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23rd July 2016

Mezcal madness!
Fascinating to learn from all your tastings, that mezcal is now up and coming with mezcal bars, and artisan producers making the authentic product. As you said, it used to be the old man's drink and was the cheaper version of tequila, which it still may be in the mass-produced bottles. Great that Mexico is preserving its food and drink heritage. Loved another day of culinary delights and art with you, and I'd die to see Frida's dresses--yum!
24th July 2016

Re: Mezcal madness!
We just couldn't get enough of the stuff and brought a few bottles home :) The temporary travelling exhibition of Frida's personal items was a real treat as I hadn't even realised that it was at the Blue House.
28th July 2016

Just a taste
I'm certain he was pouring all of those for you.
29th July 2016

Re: Just a taste
The pours of mezcal were always so generous! I struggled to finish this one, but luckily Andrew was quite happy to help me ;)

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