Mexico Street Food

We thought it would be fun to review some of our favorite street foods we encountered in our recent trip to Mexico.  You have to start with the ubiquitous fruit and juice carts.  They will generally have a variety of cut fruits like mango, watermelon, papaya, pineapple, jicama and sometimes cucumber.  Of course, you can have a little salt and chili powder sprinkled on top with a good squeeze of lime.  The cart in the photo was located just outside of the main market in Guadalajara.  It’s a daily treat.

Fruit cart

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Guanajuato Guanajuato, Mexico

Located in the Mexican state of Guanajuato, this city (photos) was founded in the mid-1500’s based upon the discovery of rich silver and gold deposits.  The La Valenciana mine held one of the richest silver veins ever discovered, providing 20% of the world’s silver for 250 years.

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