Capital Tastes: Popular Garnachas and Street Snacks

While Mexico City boasts food from across the republic, it also has its own distinctive flavors, including a rather serious taste for tacos and other garnachas (simple snacks). In fact, these quick bites, sold in parks and on street corners, might be the most distinctive aspect of the capital’s food scene.

Dining Options in Mexico City

Throughout the city, in any neighborhood, you’ll find a plethora of puestos, or street stands, often crowded around areas where there’s lots of foot traffic, like outside a Metro station. A step up from balancing your plate in one hand and taco in the other, taquerías are simple sit-down eateries (sometimes with a bar and barstools only) that serve tacos and other snacks, while a tortería is the same, but for tortas.

A Primer on Hungarian Paprika

If you weren’t aware of paprika’s popularity before landing in Hungary, you most certainly will be when you get here. Before visiting, brush up on the eight types of the spice you’re bound to encounter there.

The Best Green Chile Burgers in New Mexico

New Mexico isn’t only beloved for its rugged landscape and southwestern charm: it’s also home to some of the juiciest green chile burgers in the United States. Here are a few favorites that are sure to satisfy burger-lovers everywhere.

Visiting Muir Woods National Monument

Muir Woods National Monument comprises acres of staggeringly beautiful redwood forest nestled in Marin County. Here’s information on getting there as well as recommended nearby food and accommodations.

Northern Virginia’s Local Beer Scene

In recent years, a handful of new brewers have come to compete with the more established breweries. The result is a good selection of locally made beer spread out across much of Northern Virginia.