Mexico City, Mexico
Miguel, 31
Graphic Designer
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What do you do and why do you do it?

I'm a graphic designer dedicated to communication, I do it because I love to find new ways of communicating with people.

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

It would be a mix of Spanish ballads, the vocals of Diana Krall or Alicia Keys and some good rock oldies from the eighties.

What are the best TV shows of all time?

Game Of Thrones, The Office, Suits, Homeland, House of Cards, Big Bang Theory, Narcos.

Name some spots in Mexico City that are good for a Tinder date.

Blanco Colima, Xaman, Brassi, Scotch.

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

In Masaryk you can find very good shops or in Palacio de Hierro.

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

Having a walk in Mexico City's downtown.

What’s the most decadent / extreme dish you ever ate in Mexico City and where did you get it?

It is not a decadent but extreme dish called Mole madre in Pujol which is a 1000 days conserved Mole.

Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in Mexico City that you particularly like?

Its call Hanky Panky, a speakeasy with great drinks and food.

What restaurant in Mexico City looks crap, but the food’s amazing?

Turix, it is a traditional southern Mexican food in Polanco. The place looks terrible compared to the surrounding but the food is delicious.

Where can you get the best cocktail in Mexico City? Which one do you like?

I would say the Allison special from Comrade in Polanco.

Where would you take your partner in Mexico City if you wanted to really pamper them?

I'll take her to the spa of the W hotel and eat there afterwards, even though it's in the middle of the city it really helps you clear the mind.

Which snacks can you only get in your country, and which ones do you recommend?

There are so many snacks, sweet or sour but what I would definitely recommend are the esquites or churros.

What’s the one place you think is overrated in Mexico City?

Soumaya Museum, I gotta say its great from the outside but going in is a complete disappointment.

What are the Mexico City spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

Going to Paseo de la Reforma, visiting the castle and Chapultepec park and of course going downtown.

Tomorrow’s your last day in Mexico City. How do you spend it?

I would spend it walking around my neighborhood, eating in different places around Polanco, then bar hopping until its time to have some tacos in Califa before the day ends.

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

Tulum, its the perfect mix of great people, great places and great weather.

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