A taco tour in Mexico City

Once I asked a Mexican friend, born and raised in the capital, what would be his last dinner in this world? His response was quick and concise, tacos al pastor of el Tizoncito. Proclaimed as the creators of tacos al pastor, since 1968 they have been at the forefront of being one of the most…

NYC: 15 pizzas. 72 hours. 1 city.

New York City is the epicenter of many things, from fashion to gastronomy, and its most iconic dish is pizza. To understand the greatness of pizza in NYC, you have to go back to history. When the Italians (many from the Naples region) immigrate to the United States, their meeting point was the Big Apple.…

The story behind the original Piña Colada

The legend of the Piña Colada dates back to the 1800’s. The tale states that the Puerto Rican pirate Roberto Cofresí -better known in Caribbean folklore as ‘El Pirata Cofresí’- supposedly served a form of cocktail in which he mixed white rum, coconut milk and pineapple juice. Sadly, Cofresí died in 1825 and the recipe…