There’s nothing like a delicious taco or two to make you feel like you’re holidaying on a gorgeous Mexican playa and wistfully contemplating your next cocktail. And while Foveaux Street in Sydney’s Surry Hills is a far cry from Mexico, it’s here that you can find some truly authentic, and downright tasty, Mexican street food.
In film, the dinner table has often been used as an opportunity to gaze into the lives of others. 88 Nights of Cinco de Mayo follows suit as they make public the routine dinner conversations of four friends eating their way through the 88 menu items of Cinco De Mayo. My favorite is episode five, [...]
I usually skip proper restaurants and go straight to the hole-in-the-wall taquerias when it comes to Mexican food, but Hecho En Dumbo, now relocated to the East Village, is pretty awesome and not all that expensive. Their Picaditas de Jaiba, corn medallions with shredded dungeness crab and avocado, are amazing.
Mexico City’s streets are a sensory overload, saturated with sights, sounds, and smells. The unmistakable old-school bright green Volkswagen bugs chug along while enticing smoky scents of roasting meats waft through the air. Street food is a quintessential and seriously important part of life in this city. And there is no shortage of small storefronts, trucks, and even plastic tables on the side of the road, where truly authentic Mexican food is on offer. Where to find the best tacos in the city has been and will continue to be a never-ending debate. But for me — and countless locals — El Tizoncito is undoubtedly one of the greatest.