I heard Contramar and Porifirios Masaryk are very good too. Our main intention is to convey to our patrons the importance of heirloom corn as sustainable, delicious, nutritious and culturally relevant. Guests already familiar with Pujol’s reputation for serving up elegant interpretations of regional, indigenous Mexican cuisine ingredients and dishes will find a common thread in the offerings at new Pujol, but few repeats. 25 on the World’s 50 Best List and widely considered to be among the best restaurants in Mexico), closed the doors to its familiar home on Calle Francisco Petrarca. This sounded like the perfect dining experience for one of my solos days in Mexico City. ... Several dishes in the regular tasting menu felt like they really wanted to be tacos. Nine course taco bar menu, selected by the chef. Street food in Mexico is amazing. The restaurant plans to launch a special OpenTable page soon for the taco omakase; until then, call the number below for reservations, or email reservaciones@pujol.com.mex. Try Las Costillas, El Califa, or stands with lots of people. The flavours of corn vary with growing areas, varieties and farming techniques. Tasting Menu Fit for Foodies Pujol is Chef Enrique Olvera’s genuine and personal approach to Mexican cuisine, famed for reinvention and ongoing evolution, where tradition and contemporary gastronomy live side by side as expressed in culinary techniques -both ancient and modern. Call our concierge to tailormade your booking and itinerary, Copyright © 2000 - 2020 Relais & Châteaux. Aunque para ser honesta, me hubiera gustado quedarme a la hora del rush y descubrir lo que implica trabajar en la cocina de un lugar como este. or In early March, chef Enrique Olvera closed his long-running, world-renowned Pujol restaurant and reopened it (without missing a day of service) in absolutely stunning new digs less than a mile away. Since the reopening, the Chef has launched a tasting menu dedicated to the humble taco. We decided to do something similar with the taco: to elevate the basic concept, bringing in premium ingredients and creative combinations. I’ve had my reservation for 2 or 3 months and the restaurant is fully booked now and I have a month or so before my trip so it seems like reservations are customary I’m guessing. Pujol, Tennyson 133, Col. Polanco, 55-5545-4111 or 55-5203-6041. And while Olvera embraces his heritage, he weaves it together with influences from around the world and particularly Asia, through unexpected takes on tofu or by lacing a hoja santa rock cod taco with kimchi. Fin #omakase tacos de @enriqueolveraf @pujolrestaurant #mexico #mexicocity #restaurants #foodie #foodpics #foodporn #foodspotting #foodphotography #igersfood #igersmexico #instagood #instafood #eeeeeats #bareaders #feastagram #lefooding #eater #f52grams @infatuation #chefsofinstagram #forkyeah #foodstagram #food #foodstagram @saveurmag @foodandwine @bonappetit #buzzfeast #munchies @epicure @cmexicana #chefstalk #gastroart, A post shared by Javier Ramirez (@gourmandj) on Mar 9, 2017 at 10:04pm PST, A post shared by Enrique Olvera (@enriqueolveraf) on Mar 4, 2017 at 10:44pm PST, The new Pujol space is incredibly beautiful. Were we looking to save more and still dine at the restaurant, we could have skipped all alcoholic beverages and asked for filtered water instead of bottled. Then the edible treats started coming: inspired tacos and other antojitos — 12 courses in all — served omakase-style. Catch up on the first days of service below. more, “Omakase taco bar experience truly wonderful”. She works with The World’s 50 Best Restaurants organization as both a journalist and taste hunter. https://www.reddit.com/r/MexicoCity/wiki/index, Press J to jump to the feed. The atmosphere and presentation are fine. I agree to receive messages from Relais & Chateaux in order to benefit from exclusive offers and invitations from Relais & Chateaux and its few partner brands, as well as personalized contents in view of my next stays. Pork belly taco from the omakase taco bar at Pujol in Mexico City. It's one of the most attractive restaurant spaces I've ever been in. Also, other recs - Lorea, Emilia and Meroma. Visit our wiki! Pujol moved into a sexy new space in early 2017 but already feels well lived-in. *Local charges. “We have always wanted to have one, but in [the original] Petrarca [location], it was impossible.”, The new building and new kitchen setup has, of course, come with a new menu. If they want to stay at the top, start worrying about getting a good Sommelier that works along the chefs. The other menu option is the Omakase taco experience which is an 8-11 course menu offered only at the bar. As a chef I am always seeking out new flavors. I can comment on Pujol Tasting but not the Taco Bar. : **Not kids under 15 years old are allowed. They are currently doing a "Mar" and " Masa" set of menus. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Congrats @enriqueolveraf + the Pujol Team. Huh I only been to Quintonil and the atmosphere was really great! Pujol: Omakase taco bar experience truly wonderful - See 2,317 traveler reviews, 2,123 candid photos, and great deals for Mexico City, Mexico, at Tripadvisor. Then we grind the corn into masa with a molino (mill). Both were very good. I collected tasting menu prices for the The World’s Best 50 Restaurants 2015 and plotted the data. Were we looking to save more and still dine at the restaurant, we could have skipped all alcoholic beverages and asked for filtered water instead of bottled. One is for the traditional, 5-course tasting menu. The plates that my wife ordered were definitely better than mines, the fish and crab were astounding, not that much the ceviche at the start or the dessert that both were very simple for an author menu. - Omakase de Taco bar - 8 course chef's choice taco tasting menu with a selection of beverages. It compares favorably to all of its neighbors in the 50 best restaurants - impecable service, inventive dishes and caters to well healed foodie type person. If you don’t mind me asking. But the traditional menu has many more seats available per seating. The ant's added a very distinct citrus flavor, much like lemon/lime juice. Quintonil is Mexican food with ornament, you can get the same at El Cardenal, at a lower cost, and equal quality, but against Pujol it is much better. We are in love with our herb garden and the open-fire grill.”, More on that setup: As Eater previously reported, the kitchen is missing standard stovetops. OpenTable assign this space with a maximun capacity of 8 pax. This menu is not offered online seeing it is chef’s choice to keep it as a surprise factor. But once I started to ask for wines by the glass or small bottles, the real list shortened to half. In other words, in the fashion of sushi bars where you can cede decision-making to the sushi chef, you don’t order; the chef just starts sending things. These are prob in the $$$$ range. 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A post shared by New Worlder (@new_worlder) on Mar 8, 2017 at 11:49am PST, A post shared by Pujol (@pujolrestaurant) on Mar 4, 2017 at 11:55pm PST, Ximena Arellano se integra a nuestra cocina después de un año trabajando en @loncheria_eno | bienvenida Xime! The idea is brilliant: tacos as art, each one a little masterpiece, showcased one by one in a delicious parade. Fortunately we didn’t have to go back to work after lunch! Pujol also offers a taco tasting omakase, of which the diners nearby were partaking, which is less expensive than the tasting menu. “The baby corn and the mole are still part of our menu,” Olvera says, referring to two of the most famous Pujol 1.0 dishes: baby corn served on a stick, and the mole madre he has been aging at this point for over 1,000 days.