Mexico 2 Travel Guide

Tony heads to Mexico with Carlos, who took over Tony's old job as head chef at Les Halles. Carlos gives Tony a tour of his hometown of Puebla and nearby Mexico City.


Activities
Plaza de Toros
Bullfighting planted its roots in Mexico shortly after the Spanish conquest in the 1500s, and today nowhere outside Spain is bullfighting more popular than in Mexico.
  • Huamantla, Tlaxcala, Mexico
  • Huamantla, Tlaxcala Mexico

Plaza de Toros

Bullfighting planted its roots in Mexico shortly after the Spanish conquest in the 1500s, and today nowhere outside Spain is bullfighting more popular than in Mexico.
Huamantla, Tlaxcala, Mexico Huamantla, Tlaxcala, Mexico
Lucha Libre Wrestling School
Tony and Martin learn about the fine art of Mexican wrestling -- the hard way.
  • Mexico City, Mexico
  • Mexico City, Mexico

Lucha Libre Wrestling School

Tony and Martin learn about the fine art of Mexican wrestling -- the hard way.
Mexico City, Mexico Mexico City, Mexico
Island of the Dolls (Isla de Las Munecas)
Located in beautiful Xochimilco, on the outskirts of Mexico City, Tony, Martin and Carlos travel to Island of the Dolls.
  • Canals of Xochimico
  • Mexico City, Mexico

Island of the Dolls (Isla de Las Munecas)

Located in beautiful Xochimilco, on the outskirts of Mexico City, Tony, Martin and Carlos travel to Island of the Dolls.
Canals of Xochimico Mexico City, Mexico

Restaurants & Bars
Pujol Restaurant
Among the most innovative restaurants in Mexico City, Pujol is the creation of Enrique Olvera, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in New York.
  • 254 Francisco Petrarca
  • Mexico City, Federal District 11560 Mexico

Pujol Restaurant

Among the most innovative restaurants in Mexico City, Pujol is the creation of Enrique Olvera, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in New York.
254 Francisco Petrarca Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
Fonda Margarita
Tony, Carlos and Martin get up before dawn to go to Martin's favorite breakfast spot, where the cazuelas (clay cookware) have been simmering all night.
  • Adolfo Prieto
  • Mexico City, Federal District Mexico

Fonda Margarita

Tony, Carlos and Martin get up before dawn to go to Martin's favorite breakfast spot, where the cazuelas (clay cookware) have been simmering all night.
Adolfo Prieto Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
El Huequito (tacos al pastor)
Tony and David Lida, author of First Stop in the New World, enjoy Mexico City's municipal dish.
  • 58 Bolivar
  • Mexico City, Federal District 6000 Mexico

El Huequito (tacos al pastor)

Tony and David Lida, author of First Stop in the New World, enjoy Mexico City's municipal dish.
58 Bolivar Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
Doña Anastasia (Quesadilla lady)
Delicious street food made with high-end ingredients. Tony and Carlos stopped by for some blue quesadillas made by Anastasia.
  • Corner of Chilpancingo & Huatusco, Colonia Roma Sur, Mexico
  • Mexico City, Federal District 6760 Mexico

Doña Anastasia (Quesadilla lady)

Delicious street food made with high-end ingredients. Tony and Carlos stopped by for some blue quesadillas made by Anastasia.
Corner of Chilpancingo & Huatusco, Colonia Roma Sur, Mexico Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
Taqueria Los Cocuyos
Tony and David enjoy tacos made of some of Tony's favorite parts of the animal: the nasty bits.
  • 56 Calle Simon Bolvar
  • Mexico City, State of Mexico 57460 Mexico

Taqueria Los Cocuyos

Tony and David enjoy tacos made of some of Tony's favorite parts of the animal: the nasty bits.
56 Calle Simon Bolvar Mexico City, State of Mexico, Mexico
La Mascota
A simple cantina where Tony, Martin and Carlos enjoy being serenaded.
  • Calle de Mesones
  • Mexico City, Federal District 6000 Mexico

La Mascota

A simple cantina where Tony, Martin and Carlos enjoy being serenaded.
Calle de Mesones Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
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