News, features, and commentary from the biggest city in the Americas, Mexico City.

The End of Drinking in Plaza Garibaldi?

The Mexico City government wants to stop drinking in the city’s famed Plaza Garibaldi. And just to clarify, we don’t mean that DF government officials plan to stop drinking — don’t be … Continue reading

October 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sunday Comment: Death of a Coffee Shop

By Fritz Schtickelmeyer I’m a regular coffee drinker, and like many of us, I have my regular stops where I go to get my daily coffee, and to shoot the … Continue reading

October 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

La Magia de ‘Chiapas: El Corazón del Café’

Por Darren M. Popik (TRADUCCION / English) No pasa muchas veces que salga del cine pensando “wow”, pero hoy era uno de estos días. Se trata de la nueva película Chiapas: … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Magic of ‘Chiapas: The Heart of Coffee’

By Darren M. Popik (Disponible en español) — It’s not often that I walk out of a theater thinking “WOW”, but today was one of those rare days. It was … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · 2 Comments

Detrás de las Escenas con Carmen Aub

Por Darren M. Popik (TRADUCCION / original) (MEXICO, DF) — La primera vez que conocí a Carmen Aub, no me tomó mucho tiempo en darme cuenta de que ella es una … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 · 2 Comments

Behind the Scenes with Carmen Aub

By Darren M. Popik (disponible en español) (MEXICO CITY) — The first time I met Carmen Aub, it didn’t take me long to realize this is one actress who’s going … Continue reading

October 23, 2012 · 2 Comments

Of Politics, Business, and Prostitution: What I’ve Learned Teaching English in Mexico

By Bailey Cook Teaching English in Mexico City is a lot like being a prostitute. Not in the sense that you perform sexual acts in exchange for money, but in the … Continue reading

October 22, 2012 · 2 Comments

Cheap Eats and Drinks in the Condesa

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Just over the course of months since we first published this, the info we gathered has changed considerably … Pizza Lupo is gone, Zydeco Bar is out of business … Continue reading

October 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Yug: Vegetarianism and the City

By Izzy Barker Being a vegetarian in Mexico City requires a certain amount of flexibility. If you want to fully embrace Mexican culture including all of its cuisine you may … Continue reading

October 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

The President’s New Plane

(MEXICO CITY) — Incoming Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has apparently gone shopping for some new wheels — er, wings — and it would seem that he’s found something to … Continue reading

October 18, 2012 · Leave a comment