Once considered a poor man’s liquor, mezcal now stocks the top shelves of high-end restaurants and bars around the world. Sample the spirit, made from the maguey plant, on the open-air terrace at Corazón de Maguey. The mezcalería serves golden mezcals in traditional caligüey shot glasses alongside tlayudas, Mexican-style flatbreads.
Plaza Jardín Centenario 9-A, Coyoacán, 52/(01) 55- 5659-3165. This appeared in the October 2013 issue.