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One of many stalls at the Zona Rio marketplace.
El Rincon del Oso is a popular lunch spot for shoppers at Mercado Hidalgo
The gordita con carne gives Rincon's rather flat birria full body.
Jalisco's traditional goat birria stew, slayer of hangovers.
Green Soul, a veggie haven
Beet salad, roasted to perfection
The off-menu chilaquiles de cacao are decadent and crispy
Portobello Mañanero - a light and healthy first meal of the day
Breakfast nachos all day
No-frills chile relleno burrito.
Big by Mexican standards. Fork for scale.
Bol Corona's smoky chile de arbol salsa.
It may look like a diner, but this table of 15 or so diners had ...
Creta's creamy tomato soup.
Don Ramen's marinated carrot soup is a collaboration of Chefs Javier Plascencia and veggie-centric Adria ...
The family-friendly Telefónica Gastro Park.
The zucchini and panela sope is exemplary of Carmelita's simple home-cooking ethos.
You won't find Carmelita's roasted cauliflower and mole taco at street corner Tacos Various vendors.
Brandon Hernández 1 p.m., March 28
Ian Anderson noon, March 28
Dave Rice 11:30 a.m., March 28
Lisa Bruhn 10:04 a.m., March 28
Walter Mencken 9:15 a.m., March 28
Daniel Powell 7 a.m., March 28
Don Bauder 7:21 p.m., March 27
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