The local cuisine can be called one of the major national attractions. It is truly original and unique. Corn and corn flour occupy the honorable place in the national cuisine. These ingredients are added in literally every dish. Corn tortillas "tacos," which are baked with various fillings, are the most beloved dish among local people. Among the meat dishes the most popular one is, without a doubt, “posoles "- deep fried meat in corn flour. It should be noted that there is a drink with the same name, which is also made from corn.
Hot spices and herbs are the most well-known symbols of the national cuisine. They are added elsewhere, except for, probably, sweets. Local restaurants always offer guests to order various special sauces, each of which can make the dish unique and give it a special flavor nuance. Meat dishes occupy a significant part of national restaurants’ menus. Some of them are very exotic.
Gourmets will enjoy the meat of iguana and boiled adder, and maize porridge is usually served as a side dish. Among the plant food beans occupy the first place. They are added to soups, salads and to the meat goulash. Vegetarians will be also interested in visiting restaurants of Mexico City and try vegetable soups with mushrooms, salads, and exotic dishes made from the "nopal" cactus.
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