Mexico City’s Chinatown – Asian Heritage and Cultural Fusion

Mexico City’s Chinatown – Asian Heritage and Cultural Fusion

During a trip to Mexico City last year, I had a chance to drop by its Chinatown with two of my high school friends. From my childhood, I remembered it as just a short strip of small Chinese restaurants and a couple of stores, on a dirty dead-end street, so I was very pleasantly surprised to see that now it was clean, closed to motor vehicles (at least on that Sunday afternoon), and even had its own entrance iron gate … click on title for more

Burritas CDMX

Burritas CDMX

Burrita is the female form of “little donkey” in Spanish. As a dish, it is assembled with wheat flour tortillas, and then grilled, just like its male counterpart (burrito), but the filling is very different; moreover, burritas are usually folded, not rolled. Burritos are originally from Northern Mexico, while these burritas are popular in Mexico City (Ciudad de México, abbreviated CDMX) … click on title for more