Roma Food Tour in Mexico City
Authentic Mexican Food Tour
Lydia Carey is a freelance writer and translator based out of her adoptive hometown, Mexico City. In 2010 she left a life of political science and NGOs for one of tacos, tianguis and Mexican craft beer and has never looked back. In 2016 she published “Mexico City Streets: La Roma,” a visiting and living guide to one of the city's most eclectic neighborhoods, Colonia Roma. Her work has been published in close to 100 national and international publications and she blogs about her favorite place at www.MexicoCityStreets.com.
Raquel Del Castillo has been a food journalist since 2000, writing for publications such as Forbes online, Munchies (Vice Mexico), chilango.com, and the national newspaper Milenio. She studied culinary arts and Communication at university and now mixes this knowledge of cooking and writing in her everyday work. She loves teaching recipes and leading tours to the local markets of Mexico City. She thinks that the best way to know the flavors of Mexico is to walk through these public places and go to the restaurants to see how chefs prepare the ingredients for the numerous traditional Mexican recipes.
Liz is a Chicago native who has been living and working in Mexico City for the past 9 years. Growing up in a family with an intense passion for food, Liz felt immediately at home in México, and fell in love with its cuisine. She studied Mexican food rituals and culture at the School of Anthropology and History in Mexico City and is currently brushing up on her Mexican history as she studies to become a certified tour guide. In addition to her studies, Liz has built her knowledge of Mexican food through her endless search for delicious food stands, discussions with local Mexican cooks, and her passion for replicating recipes in her home kitchen. She also documents her adventures with Mexican cuisine on her food blog and works on food mapping projects within Mexico City.
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