172 Javier Mina
Photo courtesy of Carmen Cantina
Experience a Contemporary CantinaMore than just a neighborhood bar, the cantina plays a central role in Mexican life and lore. Yet as local entrepreneurs look to capitalize on global trends, the traditional cantina is being replaced by hipster bars.
Fortunately, there are also spots like Carmen Cantina, which channel contemporary cool without losing all the historical and cultural elements that make cantinas so charming.