Mexico

MEXICO CITY – A VIBRANT GASTRONOMIC SCENE

Mexican cuisine began about 9,000 years ago, when agricultural communities such as the Maya formed, domesticating maize and establishing their food ways. Successive waves of other Mesoamerican groups brought with them their own cooking methods. After the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire in the 16th century, Europeans introduced a number of other foods, the most important of which were meats from domesticated animals, dairy products and rice.

Cuisine influence: Mayas, Aztecs and Spanish cuisine.

National drink: Tequila.

National food: Mole.

National fruit: Avocado.

Tips: 10%.

Sales tax: 16%

Learn more about Mexico City culinary scene with our exclusive curated gastronomic guidebooks which features the best restaurants, cafes, bars, events and food experiences from around the city.

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