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Mexico City is full of bustling markets. The Mercado de San Juan (Cll. de Ernesto Pugibet 21), located in the historic center, is renowned for its incredible food. Sample organic beans from Chiapas and Veracruz at coffee stall Cafe Triana, taste aged cheeses and cured meats at La Jersey, and shop for exotic meats at El Gran Cazador. If San Juan fits the mold of a traditional market, Mercado Roma (Cll. Querétaro 225; mercadoroma.com) is more like the Eataly of CDMX, a retro-cool space with mosaic tiled floors and an atrium roof hung with plants, designed by architect Michel Rojkind. Booths sell organic and artisanal goods from all over Mexico and Biergarten Terrace offers plenty of excellent craft beers.

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