Mexico & Central America

A platter of hummus, falafel, and tabulle topped with cream sauce and bright pink chopped marinated onions.

Fenicia Restaurant: The Taste of Lebanon in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

San Miguel de Allende, in the very heart of Mexico, is fast becoming known as a foodie destination. Well-known chefs from all over the country and the world are opening up restaurants at warp speed in this colonial UNESCO World Heritage town. But what you probably don’t expect to find among the Haute Mexican and …

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Flavored margaritas with a nighttime view of Mexico City's glorious zocalo, lined with 16th-century buildings at La Terraza rooftop restaurant at the Gran Hotel CDMX.

La Terraza at the Gran Hotel– The Best View in Mexico City

Dining while taking in a great view—there’s something magical about the experience. And that magic is in full force at La Terraza Restaurant, at the Gran Hotel in Mexico City. The fifth-floor balcony restaurant and bar offers a sweeping vista of the grand urban square called the Zocalo, the pulsing heart at the core of …

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Suckling roast pig tacos at Casa Frida

Casa Frida in Baja California for Colorful and Artsy Cuisine

The complete sensory experience offered at Casa Frida is an exciting introduction to wine production and fine dining in Baja California, Mexico. Location: Rancho San Marcos, Valle de Guadalupe, Baja California, Mexico Menu: Part of the Slow Food movement, Asador Campestre is the restaurant in the Casa Frida complex where the seafood, pork, lamb, and …

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A plate of Chiles Nogada, the tri-color national dish that represents the red-white-&-green of the Mexican flag.

El Pegaso–Eclectic Mexican Food & Style in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

San Miguel de Allende, the lovely colonial town found in the central highlands of Mexico, has become something of a destination for foodies, with a new and upscale, chef-centered restaurant seeming to open every month. But if you ask any long-time ex-pat in this UNESCO World Heritage site to name a few of their favorite …

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La Olla in Oaxaca, Mexico: A Fresh Approach with a Twist of Tradition

La Olla Restaurant Bar and Gallery is an unpretentious downtown Oaxaca restaurant offering innovative Oaxacan specialties in a casual atmosphere just one block from the legendary baroque Santo Domingo Cathedral. Translated as “The Cooking Pot” in English, La Olla is a 22-year family business that over time has become a must-go destination for locals and …

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