Food in Mexico City: Top Tips on Where to Go and What to Eat

Learn how to eat like a local in Mexico City, discovering tamales, mole, antojitos and more
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Mexican culture and history is well embedded in its food and local traditions. You can easily track milestones of the country’s history in a dish or a drink. Join an expert on Mexican culture on this one hour, tasty journey thorough Mexico from a foodie’s point of view.
Meet Your Expert

Dyan is a Mexican-American art historian passionate about art, literature, history, languages, and culture. Born and raised in Coyoacan, she takes pride in calling this area of the city her hometown. She self-defines as an art sector multitasker and problem solver, and loves it. She was brought up in a restaurant family and became a natural foodie, which she later indulged with a short passage through culinary school. Dyan is constantly learning new things about everyday life in Mexico. She has a BA in art history, an MA in film studies, an MA in art markets, loves salsa dancing, tap dancing, eating, walking, and is fluent in Spanish, English and Portuguese.

You will learn about the difference between your local Mexican restaurant and what you can actually find within Mexico. This lecture is great for curious foodies who are planning to visit Mexico City and want to navigate some food spots on their own. The aim of this lecture is to make viewers hungry for both the food and the history of this amazing country.
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This was well worth the money. I highly recommend this video.
Puts Mexican food in context with the history of the Mexican peoples and agriculture and centuries of intercontinental trade routes. Fascinating.
Excellent! I listened to her talk 3 times, learned something new each time. Very knowledgeable and passionate about food and culture.