Mexico - Roma
Collected by Brian Beneke
Colima 179, Roma Nte., 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
From the creators of Rosetta, the Italian restaurant just down the block, this little bakery has captured the attention of fresh bread connoisseurs and ristretto lovers alike. Finding an empty space at the bar can be hard in the mornings but the...
Calle Tonalá 133, Roma Norte, 06700 Cuauhtemoc, CDMX, Mexico
Chef Eduardo Garcia can hardly go wrong - in or out of the kitchen. He finds the freshest, in-season ingredients to create his daily offer. Reserve ahead of time. The restaurant has a waiting room slash bar upstairs for early arrivals. Save room...
Av. Yucatan 84, Roma Nte., 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
El Parnita is the place to be for tacos and people watching. The Viajero and Huerfano tacos are favorites of the loyal clientele. Betty, Paulino, and their staff are spot-on and will treat you like family. Ask for the daily specials. Get there...
Tonalá 155, Roma Nte., 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
A tlayuda is like a big tortilla, only crunchier, though not as hard as a tostada. Perhaps it would be easier to compare it to a flat bread, a pizza of sorts, smeared with mashed black beans, melted quesillo (also known as Oaxaca chesse) and bits...
Medellín 197, Roma Nte., 06700 Cuautemoc, CDMX, Mexico
One of the few bad parts about travelling is that you often get food cravings that seem almost impossible to fulfill back home. There was the time when I wanted authentic Sichuan cuisine, and the time when I wanted Brazilian pan de queijo. During...
Colima 166, Col. Roma Norte, Roma Nte., 06700 Cuauhtémoc, CDMX, Mexico
Perhaps it’s more interested in diner loyalty than in snagging prizes, but chef Elena Reygadas’s original Mexico City restaurant is still beloved—and busier than ever. So while a few greatest hits linger season to season,...
Tabasco 109, Roma Nte., 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
Belmondo is sandwich paradise, for purists and innovators alike. You’ll find the gourmet version of the typical BLT, Reuben and grilled cheese options, but also more elaborate creations. Their sandwich of lechón (roasted pork), frijoles con veneno...