Insider’s Black Book
Who: Mafer Tejada Zuzuarregui, a mixologist at Licorería Limantour. Fave barrio: “La Roma.” Best drink with tacos: “Tepache, a fermented beverage made from the peel and the rind of pineapples.” Fave tacos: “Maguey worms and escamoles (ant eggs) with a Michelada, a beer with clam juice.”
Fave mezcal: “Rey Campero Jabalí, Gracias a Dios Tobalá and Mezcal Amores Cupreata. These three have the smoothness, texture, intensity, subtleness and the smoke of the real mezcal.” Must try: “Pulque, which is an alcoholic beverage made from the sap of the maguey plant.”
LICORERÍA LIMANTOUR IS RANKED NO. 13 OF THE WORLD’S TOP 50 BARS.