Food Tour Mexico
Food Tour Mexico takes place in Mexico City, a friendly city which has been influenced by the city’s indigenous heritage, as well as Spanish and European settlers. The city’s street food is a must-try for any food lover, with tacos al pastor being a particularly popular dish. Made from marinated pork that is slow-roasted on a spit, this dish is then topped with pineapple, onion, and cilantro, and served on a small corn tortilla. Another popular dish in Mexico City is mole, a complex and flavorful sauce that is typically served over chicken.
Mole is made from a variety of ingredients including chili peppers, chocolate, and spices, and can take hours to prepare. Another must-try dish is the city’s ceviche, made with fresh seafood that has been marinated in lime juice, chili peppers, and cilantro. With Food Tour Mexico visitors will realice that vibrant flavors and fresh ingredients make Mexican cuisine a true delight for the senses, and visitors to Mexico City are sure to leave with a newfound appreciation for this fascinating cuisine.
Why a food tour in Mexico city?
The food of Mexico City is unique, as well as each tour. In each activity, food, learning and good vibes are guaranteed.
You can pay with PayPal, Credit Card or Debit Card. You can ask for a full refund 24 hrs before the tour starts.
Meeting new people is always nice and it is much better if you are sharing or cooking delicious Mexican food.
Food tours in Mexico city
Food tour in Colonia Roma
Price: 85 USD
This food tour in Colonia Roma let you discover the culinary gems of Mexico city on this half-day tour.
Street food tour in Mexico city
Price: 116 USD
On this street food tour we combine two of Mexico’s greatest inventions, mezcal and tacos.
Private food tour in Mexico city
Price: 170 USD
On this tour in Mexico city we will give you an insider peek into the culinary hotspot of Polanco.
Night private food tour in Mexico city
Price: 94 USD
Experience Mexico city’s vibrant food culture on a night private tour that explores classic tacos, mezcal and Mexican craft beer.
Cooking class in Mexico city
Price: 105 USD
Have a great time on this cooking class. This Mexican cooking class takes you to a local market for a broad overview of local cuisine.
Market tour & cooking class
Price: 51 USD
You will navigate the bustling markets packed with goods like exotic flowers, super hot tamales and take part in a taco lesson.
Mexican cuisine captivates with its rich blend of flavors, incorporating a diverse range of ingredients. Rooted in indigenous traditions, it weaves together staples like corn, beans, and chili peppers to create iconic dishes such as tacos, tamales, and enchiladas. Regional variations add depth to the culinary experience, from the hearty dishes of the north to the aromatic offerings of the south. With a palette of ingredients like avocados, tomatoes, cilantro, and lime, Mexican food celebrates freshness and authenticity, leaving a lasting impression on global taste buds.
Taco, the king of Mexico’s cuisine
Tacos, a staple of Mexican cuisine, are simple and delicious. Made with a corn tortilla, they are filled with flavorful meats like carne asada or carnitas, and topped with fresh ingredients such as lettuce, tomatoes, salsa, and lime. Whether from a street vendor or a restaurant, tacos offer a satisfying blend of savory and spicy flavors, showcasing the essence of authentic Mexican street food.
While tacos are undoubtedly a Mexican culinary icon, their origins and the influences on their creation extend beyond Mexico. The concept of wrapping food in a flatbread or tortilla has ancient roots in indigenous Mexican cultures. However, the specific term “taco” is believed to have originated in the 18th century silver mines of Mexico, where explosive charges were wrapped in paper and placed in holes drilled into the rock, resembling the way tacos are folded today.
In terms of influences, the Spanish introduction of wheat and the Moorish tradition of using various spices likely played a role in shaping the evolution of the tortilla and the flavors found in tacos. Additionally, trade and cultural exchanges over centuries have contributed to the diverse range of fillings and toppings used in tacos.
Use of spicy flavors in Mexican food
Mexican cuisine is known for its bold and spicy flavors, and this preference for spiciness can be attributed to a combination of historical, cultural, and agricultural factors. Chili peppers, a key component in adding heat to Mexican dishes, have been a staple in the region for thousands of years. The indigenous people of Mexico, such as the Aztecs and Mayans, cultivated and incorporated various types of chili peppers into their diet.