Tagged With: Mexico D.F.
Text & Photos: Julie Schwietert Collazo ** My first article for The Latin Kitchen, Latina Magazine’s recently launched website that aspires to be “the premiere online destination for Latin food, cooking, and entertaining,” was published last week; it’s an interview with chef Martha Ortiz Chapa, owner and executive chef of Dulce Patria, one of Mexico … Continue reading
Text & Photos: Julie Schwietert Collazo ** Doña Queta did not take kindly to me taking photos of Santa Muerte. When I asked my friend and travel partner, Karen, what she wanted to see during her first visit to Mexico City, she named three things: Frida Kahlo’s house. Diego Rivera’s murals. And Santa Muerte. Santa … Continue reading
Text & Photos: Julie Schwietert Collazo ** For once, it wasn’t hard for me to figure out what to contribute to #FriFotos; as soon as I heard this week’s theme–”Brick”–I knew what I’d post. This is a collage of photos from Mexico City’s Hotel Brick, one of the hotels in the Mexico Boutique Hotels collection. … Continue reading
Text & Photo: Julie Schwietert Collazo ** This is an admittedly poor quality iPhone shot, but it’s one that’s timely, not only for the theme of this week’s #FriFotos–windows–but also because it shows a cake that celebrates Mexico’s Fiestas Patrias: the independence celebrations that start in earnest tomorrow. This photo is of a cake at … Continue reading
Text & Photos: Julie Schwietert Collazo Additional Photos: Brayan Collazo * “Cerrado por posible derrumbe”– “Closed due to possible collapse”– was the sign hanging from a rusty chain that was blocking the entrance to the history museum in Mariel, Cuba. Say “Cuba” and crumbling buildings are as likely to come to mind as rum and … Continue reading