Mexico’s capital is the largest metropolis in North America, encompassing 573 miles and a population of over 21 million people. The city puts the epic in epicurean, boasting a booming dining scene that highlights the country’s longstanding culinary traditions alongside its finest innovators. To get a taste of Mexico’s heritage and visions of its futures, check out these top Mexico City restaurants on your next trip.
Chef Edgar Nunez staged at some of the best restaurants in the world – including El Bulli and Noma – before returning home to open this stone-cold stunner on the southern side of the city. The blended indoor-outdoor space punctuated by plants and ponds is low-lit and ultra vibey. Though there’s an emphasis on Mexican ingredients, don’t expect Mexican cuisine. Options might include achiote-spiced grilled octopus, house-made burrata with salsa verde, or fried eggs served with blood sausage and potato chips. Also, not to be missed is Kokeshi, a sushi joint within the restaurant that’s just as enthralling.Continue Reading