Mexico City Restaurant & Lounge
Denver, CO 80205
- Wheelchair accessible, Takeout
- Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
- Full bar
- Metered Parking, Street Parking
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Readers: Breakfast at Mexico City Is Amazing — If You Can Get a Table
Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 7:39 a.m. by Westword Staff
Gustavo Arellano, author of Ask a Mexican, coined a term for the Mile High City's unique take on Mexican food: Den-Mex. This variation on that country's cuisine has led to the creation of such Denver-centric dishes as the Mexican ha...
What to Order When You Want Something Different at Three Iconic Den-Mex Joints
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 5:55 a.m. by Mark Antonation
The phrase “Den-Mex” may have been coined by out-of-towner Gustavo Arellano in 2012, when the author of Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America praised Chubby’s on West 38th Avenue for the sheer weirdness of its Mexican hamburg...
Readers: Gustavo, You're Loco — Fried Tacos Are Everywhere! (Video)
Friday, November 27, 2015 at 7:50 a.m. by Patricia Calhoun
Is the fried taco native to Denver? That's what Gustavo Arellano believes. After trying the tacos fried with cheese inside at Mexico City Restaurant & Lounge, he declared them another Den-Mex original, like the Mexican hamb...
Gustavo Arellano Confirms: Fried Tacos Another Den-Mex Original
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 3:28 p.m. by Patricia Calhoun
Our current cover story, "A Cut Above," is about the Denver steak, certainly a more worthy food namesake for the Mile High City than the icky Denver omelette or the abysmal Denver bulldog. But some culinary marvels created in Denver...