What else do you need?
Roma Norte: for living (get your daily bread at Rosetta, or a great espresso at ‘Alma Negra’)
Condesa: for hanging out/partying/coffee (Blend Station)
Polanco: for fancy food (Dolce Patria) and the best Cochinita Pibil (El Turix– order the ‘panucho’– deep-fried taco).
Ideal for digital nomads
- Relatively cheap cost of living
- Great startup culture (my favorite place to work is ‘Blend Station’). Ubiquitous wifi (not as fast as Vietnam, but good enough)
- Great food
- Great youth culture
Great for street photography
- People are incredibly friendly, and not anti-camera or anti-photo
- Parents aren’t paranoid about you photographing their kids
- Tons of street life and people
- Great colors
My favorite places to eat/drink/work
- Meroma (Roma Norte)
- Rosetta (Roma Norte)
- Lunch special for Picanha (Brazilian BBQ at Fogo de Chau)
- Street tacos (cochinita pibil at El Turix in Polanco)
- Best place for fresh bread: Rosetta (bread stand)
- Best place to work: Blend Station (Condesa)
- Best place to have coffee (Alma Negra, Roma Norte)
- Favorite fancy meal: Dolce Patria (Polanco)
- Favorite Market: Mercado Medelin (Roma Sur) — get the Carnitas and Chiccharon inside the meat market.
- Fonda Fina (Roma Norte): Best and affordable ‘fancy Mexican’ restaurant.
Go to Mexico City!
If you love new experiences, go to Mexico City; it will change your life!
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