The Bucket List: Mexico

by Natasha Wolff | October 3, 2016 3:30 pm

 1. Attend A Molecular Dinner Party 
Pujol, Polanco 

A gourd at Pujol

A gourd at Pujol

Chef Enrique Olvera’s world-renowned restaurant boasts a private upstairs dining room with an open kitchen. Watch the chef make molecular[1] magic: husked baby corn smoked inside a gourd with powdered chicatana ants, coffee and costeño chile mayonnaise.[2]


2. Soar Above Ruins in a Hot-Air Balloon
Teotihuacan, Mexico 

Watch the sun rise above the astonishing archaeological remains of the Teotihuacan Pyramids, followed by a lavish champagne breakfast.[3]


3. Treat Yourself to a Shopping Concierge
St. Regis, Paseo de la Reforma

A suite at the St. Regis

A suite at the St. Regis

Stock up on the city’s toniest designer frocks without ever leaving your suite, thanks to a discerning personal shopper. After assessing the guest’s taste, stylist Marco Corral will return with a closetful of Louis Vuitton and Carolina Herrera.[4]


4. Indulge in Indigenous Healing
Los Alcobas, Polanco

The lobby at Las Alcobas

The lobby at Las Alcobas

The Aurora Spa at Los Alcobas hotel (pictured in main) specializes in Mexican healing rituals and indigenous-inspired treatments. A Skin Soufflé Wrap incorporates Mexican tree bark, which is believed to stimulate collagen production.[5]


5. Explore a Billionaire’s Art Collection
Museo Soumaya, Plaza Carso

Business magnate Carlos Slim’s glittering Museo Soumaya holds invite-only events like dinner parties and private concerts. [6]

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