Mexico 2

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.

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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

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Lucha Libre Wrestling School

Tony and Martin learn about the fine art of Mexican wrestling -- the hard way.

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.

Francisco Petrarca No. 254, Mexico City, 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 No. 1364 B, Mexico City, Mexico

El Huequito (tacos al pastor)

Tony and David Lida, author of First Stop in the New World, enjoy Mexico City's municipal dish.

Bolivar No. 58, 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

Taqueria Los Cocuyos

Tony and David enjoy tacos made of some of Tony's favorite parts of the animal: the nasty bits.

Calle Simon Bolivar No. 56, Mexico City, Mexico

La Mascota

A simple cantina where Tony, Martin and Carlos enjoy being serenaded.

Calle Mesones 20, Mexico City, Mexico


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