La Paloma Azul Mexico City

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La Paloma Azul – Here it’s easy to enjoy pulque

Broadly unknown outside Mexico due to the impossibility of industrializing its production, pulque is a drink that you will only be able to try while being in Mexico and, despite the negative comments you may hear about pulque – resulting probably from the smear campaign that the breweries once carried out – I believe that anyone who’s interested in Mexican culture should try it.

I would like to recommend trying it at La Paloma Azul, a pulquería that produces delicious curados (flavored pulque) of all kinds. In the table at the center you will find a basket with tortillas to accompany your drink with a taco of salsa – a simple pleasure that every Mexican enjoys. It is not uncommon to find a woman selling snacks – hard-boiled eggs (we eat them with lemon, of course, and salsa Valentina), toasted fava beans, and peanuts. Like in most pulquerías, music is played from a jukebox and tables are shared between the customers.

All this bring about a chummy environment that makes it easy to enjoy pulque.

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Details about this spot

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Address

Avenida Popocatépetl 154d, Mexico City

Telephone number

+525583561752

Opening Times

12:00 - 21:00 daily

Price

Drink: MXN 40

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Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)