Six cities in Mexico that you cant miss if you are a food lover


You will find some of the unmissable flavors of Mexican cuisine.

Mexico is considered popular for many things, and one of those is that it has one of the best cuisines in the world; its flavors, colors, and ingredients make its typical dishes the favorites of many.

Traditional Mexican cuisine is so rich and varied that even the year 2010, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), declared it the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Another advantage of Mexico is that its cuisine is very varied, and each area of the republic has specific dishes and flavors; however, whether you are in the north, south or in the center of the country, you will always find something that will make you love Mexican food.

Then we leave a list of what we consider five cities of the Mexican Republic that every lover of gastronomy should visit:

  • Mazatlan   


  • Speaking of Mazatlecan cuisine is to analyze a variety of flavors and aromas that range from homemade food to the gourmet restaurants.  However, there is no doubt that the true ambassadors of this gastronomy, are their seafood restaurants. You just have to travel to any important city of Mexico or our neighbor to the north and find Yourself with the name of Mariscos or Marisquería Mazatlan to know that their owners, their seasoning or both come from Mazatlan wherein 2006 broke the record of the largest ceviche of the world, doing the same in 2011 with the shrimp cocktail.
  • Mexico City

This city certainly specializes in tacos, as well as being a place where people from all over the republic live, there you can find several traditional Mexican dishes. Also, in its markets – such as Central de Abasto, Mercado de Sonora, and San Juan – you will find all kinds of ingredients.

According to the base of the National Statistical Directory of Economic Units (DENUE) of the INEGI, Mexico City is in the first places in terms of quantities of restaurants and food preparation services in the country.

Finally, if you love food in general, Mexico City is a place where you can find from a cereal bar to a restaurant dedicated entirely to bacon.

  • Guadalajara Jalisco

This city is the home of the drowned cakes, the birria and the pozole Jalisco – one of the most famous -. Its gastronomy is based on consistent stews, such as meat in its juice or barbecue, perfect dishes to accompany a good tequila, the Mexican drink par excellence and of which Jalisco is also home.

According to data from the DENUE, Guadalajara holds the second place nationally in the number of sources of sodas and ice cream, in restaurants with food preparation services a la carte or fast food, fish and seafood, as well as in retail outlets. tacos and cakes.

  • Monterrey, Nuevo León

Without a doubt, Monterrey is famous for its meat, kid, pork, and arrachera, as well as the crushed egg, beans with venom and giblets, are just some of the dishes you can try in this beautiful city.

The regia gastronomy has a Tlaxcalan heritage, from which ingredients such as nopales, chili and seeds come, but also from the Sephardic Jewish founders and the Spanish, who provided food such as kid and flour tortillas.

According to the DENUE, Monterrey holds the second national place in bars and canteens, as well as fast food restaurants to take away.

  • Merida Yucatan

Merida is the home of the perfect fusion that emerged from Mayan, Spanish and Arabic cuisine, which gave rise to some of the richest dishes in Mexico. Corn and tortilla are basic elements for the preparation of some of the most outstanding foods of this gastronomy, such as cochinita pibil, papadzules, codzitos, lime soup, salbutes, and panuchos.

In this city and its surroundings you will find very spicy foods, with flavors that will make you experience different sensations; Also, if you are a lover of spicy food, do not forget to accompany your meal with a rich habanero chile sauce.

  • Oaxaca, Oaxaca

Oaxacan cuisine is one of the richest, there you can try dishes such as traditional seven moles, Oaxaca style chicken liver, jerked beef, Mixteco pozole, cecina, grasshoppers, tlayudas and many other things.

This is a gastronomy that has pre-Hispanic roots, and is also famous for its flavor, for its great variety and its adaptability to all palates, no matter how demanding they may be.

The state of Oaxaca is also an important producer of mezcal, and every year the mescal fair is held, an exhibition where you can try hundreds of different mescal mezcal and liqueurs, which takes place in July, around the same time that the Guelaguetza.

The Mazatlan Post Foodie team