Tag: coyoacán

  • Day Trip to Coyoacán

    Day Trip to Coyoacán

    We embarked on a day trip to the charming neighborhood of Coyoacán, a place rich in history and culture. To delve into its roots, Coyoacán, meaning “place of the coyotes” in Nahuatl, reflects its deep Aztec origins. This connection to the Aztec civilization dates back to the pre-Hispanic era, making it a storied area in…

  • Bazar Artesanal Mexicano in Coyoacán

    Bazar Artesanal Mexicano in Coyoacán

    Coyoacán, an old town established during the Spanish colonial era, is a melting pot of history and tradition, and this market is a testament to that rich heritage. Right there is the Bazar Artesanal Mexicano. The market is a vibrant showcase of artisan craftsmanship. Colorful skulls, a symbol of Mexican art and the Day of…

  • Gong Cha in Coyoacán

    Gong Cha in Coyoacán

    Found Gong Cha in Coyoacán, we hoped to try the unique mole boba tea, perhaps a specialty seen in Oaxaca. Unfortunately, it wasn’t available. We settled for the regular boba tea, which tasted quite normal. There’re a bunch of Gong Cha’s around. They taste like the regular boba tea. Please skip.

  • Dr. Simi Mascot

    Dr. Simi Mascot

    One peculiar figure stands out in the pharmacy world – Dr. Simi. This character is a mascot for the popular pharmacy chain Farmacias Similares. Often, you’ll find someone dressed as Dr. Simi dancing and greeting customers outside the pharmacies.

  • Frida Kahlo Museum in Coyoacán

    Frida Kahlo Museum in Coyoacán

    We went to Frida Kahlo Museum, also known as Casa Azul, right in the heart of Coyoacán. This museum holds immense significance as it was the birthplace and home of the iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. It’s a space where art, personal history, and Mexican culture intertwine beautifully. One notable challenge during our visit was…

  • Rellenos Churros with Chocolate

    Rellenos Churros with Chocolate

    We went to Churreria General de la Republica for churros. The relleno churro, while really well-made, was overwhelmingly sweet for our tastes. The rich chocolate filling, combined with the sugary dough of the churro, created a dessert that might be way too sweet. They also offered a variety of ice creams and different syrups, each…

  • Chilaquiles at Coyoacan Market

    Chilaquiles at Coyoacan Market

    We headed to the Coyoacan Market for breakfast. This stall is Trinidad Ritual de Sabores. I heard their tacos are really good but went for the chilaquiles instead. A cup of chocolate, the cup is so cute. Personally I prefer the chocolate thicker with milk. The chilaquiles with Barbacoa de Picanha is really good though.…