Casa de los Azulejos in Mexico City: delicious Mexican food in an historic mansion

The Casa de los Azulejos in Mexico City looks impressive from the outside with its entire fa├žade covered in blue and white tiles, but inside, it’s a dream. A colonial mansion built in the late 1500s, it is now the home of Sanborn’s, a popular restaurant that serves traditional Mexican cuisine. The best place to […]

Pampano Restaurant in Mexico City: seafood in elegant surroundings

Mexico City is completely underrated. I don’t understand why more people from the US spend long weekends there. Great museums and art, historical monuments and pyramids, lovely parks and fantastic restaurants. On my visit to Mexico City last month, I went to a wonderful seafood restaurant called Pampano (it’s the name of a fish) in […]

Mapplr’s favorite hotels in Mexico City

Since I recently posted my favorite restaurants in Mexico City, I thought I’d add my favorite boutique hotels. One of the challenges I’ve faced when traveling is finding a boutique hotel (or B&B), preferably not part of a chain, but not outrageously priced either. The selection I’ve made here, although small, should get you started. […]

Jaso: stylish interiors, contemporary American cuisine in Mexico City

If you are looking for a chic, stylish place to dine in Mexico City, check out Jaso. Opened in 2006 by a husband and wife team, Jared Reardon and Sonia Arias, Jaso combines modern interiors of wood, steel, glass and marble to represent the natural elements of fire, water, air and earth, with their passion […]

Mapplr’s favorite restaurants in Mexico City

Mexico City is a sprawling metropolis with a lot of good restaurants so our very small list is but a drop in the bucket. I have reviewed two of the restaurants listed below: Jaso and Pampano. Pampano Moliere 42 Colonia Polanco Mexico City +52 81 2010 Fresh seafood in chic surroundings **Read the review of […]