Noticias — mexico city

007: MEZCAL SUNSET

007: MEZCAL SUNSET

Join us tomorrow at IKAL, our Presidente Masaryk stockist in the Polanco neighborhood of Mexico City, for an afternoon with amazing mezcal drinks and the unveiling of our end of summer window display.

We are partnering with the delicious Mezcal San Cosme and will be juicing all 50 kilos of oranges that compose the window display. Ikal has created a curated playlist for the event and we will have a master juicer from the market joining us.

 

The ALMA team will be present and we will be explaining the processes behind our...


FOOD HIGHLIGHTS: Masala y Maíz

FOOD HIGHLIGHTS: Masala y Maíz

Our current obsession is the long communal table of Masala y Maíz. This minimalist terrazzo slab with concrete floors and walls and a secret garden in the back is all we have ever dreamed of. Remember fusion food? That empty buzzword from the early two thousands? You will never hear it here. Masala y Maiz takes a deeper plunge into researching food parallels between the Indian subcontinent and Mexican culinary history to create a brand new style of post-colonial cooking. 

FOOD HIGHLIGHTS: TAMALES MADRE

FOOD HIGHLIGHTS: TAMALES MADRE

As you might have guessed, here at ALMA we’re big on food. Yes, Michelin stars are fine, but have you ever had curbside tacos? When we talk about food highlights we are trying to share our favorite places to eat, regardless of how casual or fancy they are. If they have good salsa we are in.


We have quite a lot of Tamales under our belt —figuratively and literally too. We have had them all, steamed in a banana leaf, filled with refried beans, slightly charred in totomoxtle leaves, savory, sweet, spicy and even sour...