An assassinated Bolshevik, a delicious fungus, and one of the greatest artists of the 20th century. This week we’re in Mexico City.

Show Notes:

Eat and Drink:

Ava Maria Restaurant Restaurant in Jardin Centenario.

Pujol One of Mexico City’s finest restaurants

Cafe Eno Less expensive spot run by the chef from Pujol

Quintonil Another excellent high end restaurant

Pasteleria Ideal Bakery with fancy cakes upstairs

Mercado de San Juan Great food market in Mexico City

La Merced Another great market in Mexico City

Sabores Mexico Food Tours Taco, beer and Mezcal tour

La Botico Great bar for Mezcal

Bosforo Great and unusual Mezcal on the menu


Entertainment and Places to Go:

Huitlacoche aka Corn Smut

La Casa Azul Frida Kahlo’s home is now a great museum

Trotsky Museum Home and now museum of Bolshevik Leon Trotsky

Xochimilco Canals with colorful boats available for tours

Mercado Sonora Market with items of witchcraft in the back

Santa Muerte Bony patron saint of Death

Museo de Arte Popular Museum that has some Santa Muerte exhibitis

Teotihuacan Mysterious pyramids and abandoned ancient city

Ecobici Bike rental service