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La Pagoda: "Tan Popular Como Siempre"

One of the things I love about the Centro Historico is the way the combination of the architecture, the fonts on the signs, and the styles in the storefronts allows you to time travel through decades, even centuries of Mexican history. Simply walking down Cinco de Mayo, from the majestic Palacio de Bellas Artes, past [...]

A Macha’s Guide to Taxis

Rush hour gropings not withstanding, the metro in Mexico City is a clean, cheap, and efficient mode of transportation. There are those times, however, when the subways just won’t do. Maybe you’ve got heavy bags to carry, maybe you’re going to one of those corners of the city not easily accessible by public transportation, maybe [...]

Sanborns: The Almighty Café

Every guide to Mexico City includes La Casa de los Azulejos (The House of Tiles) as a must-visit spot. Located in the Centro Historico, opposite the Torre Latino, this building is famous for the beauty of its blue tiles, imported from Puebla when the building was constructed in 1596 for the Count of Orizaba. Legend [...]

Churros at El Moro

If you haven’t seen a listing for El Moro, then it’s time to buy a new guidebook; this Mexico City institution can’t be missed by those with a sweet tooth or an appreciation for un-self-conscious retro settings. I find that the architecture, signage, and fashion of the Centro Historico act almost like an erratic time [...]