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Dinner in the Polanco neighborhood of Mexico City

If you are open to street food (and you should be) the stands next to Hospital Español are very good and very clean. Plus you're next to a hospital if things go badly ;) Ejército Nacional and Eugenio Sue.

Oct 27, 2013
shank in Mexico

Dinner in the Polanco neighborhood of Mexico City

Best casual restaurants in Polanco are: El Turix (cochinita pibil), La Maison Belen (brunch), Dulcinea (mid-range comida), La Samaritana (tortas), Maria Isabel (fried quesadillas) and Aromi e Sappori (Upscale Italian food, but no jacket required). Villa Maria feels a bit touristy but is actually quite good. These are all within a 20 minute walk from you.

Someone on here said that Mexican men generally wear jackets. That's silly. Polanco is a formal (wealthy) area, but besides the real fancy places, you can wear what you like and not feel weird. I should know, I live in Polanco and have never worn a jacket to a restaurant here that wasn't Pujol.

Oct 27, 2013
shank in Mexico
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La Polar, DF (Col. San Rafael)

I 2nd all this. La Polar is wonderful. If you want to make a day of it, there are some nice galleries in that Colonia you could check out while digesting the birria.

Oct 27, 2013
shank in Mexico

Mexico City restaurant that isn't Pujol

I live in Polanco. I think Dulce Patria is very good high Mexican food. Less of an event than Pujol but as good food-wise. The best restaurant in the area (and possibly the city) is an Italian place called Aromi e Sappori.

Oct 27, 2013
shank in Mexico

Finding challah bread in Mexico City

I'll take the Polanco recommendation.

Jun 13, 2012
shank in Mexico

Baking supplies in Mexico City

Good to know. I had asked in Soriana, but I'll check one of the other mercados. Definitely helpful to know to ask for Tradi-pan. Thanks!

Oct 07, 2011
shank in Mexico

Baking supplies in Mexico City

Please report back if you are successful. Also, it's been my experience that yeast is not sold in grocery stores. Someone told me you have to go to a bakery. Have you managed to buy yeast here in DF? Where?

Oct 06, 2011
shank in Mexico

Discount/Wholesale Liquor in NYC? (wedding)

Hello. I need to buy a fair amount of booze to stock a wedding bar and want to know if anyone knows of a cheap discount or wholesale liquor store in NYC. Someone told me I can save quite a bit by buying in NJ, I think because their taxes are lower. Can anyone verify that? It's like a $10 toll, so I'd have to do some math...Thanks in advance!

Mar 06, 2009
shank in Outer Boroughs