The Vibrant Street Food Culture of CDMX

Bridging culture, accessibility, history, and deliciousness.

<p>FILE PHOTO: British-born Diana Kennedy smiles as she poses for a picture in front of bread ovens at her house in the city of Zitacuaro in the western state of Michoacan September 12, 2008. Picture taken September 12. To match Reuters Life! MEXICO-COOK/ REUTERS/Tomas Bravo (MEXICO)</p>

Remembering the Legacy of Diana Kennedy

Photo By Thomas Bravo | Mexico, September 2008 Food has always been the epicenter of culture. For Mexican Cuisine, food intersects with family, language, communication, history, environmentalism, and more. With great attention to these nuances and details, Diana Kennedy spent her life documenting and sharing the regional food cultures of Mexico. The British-born cook and…

Alex Kahan’s Surreal Straight 8 Shootout Entry “Baba” Rethinks How We Communicate

Straight 8’s annual Shootout is a test of wit and creativity. Fit for the most daring and innovative minds, The Lift worked alongside director and longtime friend Alex Kahan to create “Baba,” a too-close-for-comfort drama, within the strict guidelines of the competition. The rules of the Shootout mandate that participants shoot a 2.5 minute film…

How Bicycles Took Over Mexico City

The bicycle-boom took over the world and maintained a strong hold in Mexico City which has only grown since bikes have become more accessible and affordable over the years.