Mexico City has it all. It’s where world-renowned restaurants share corners with local street food stands. Where museums and mercados coexist. Go to CDMX, and you’ll find yourself checking off more than one place on your bucket list.
Just like the city she calls home, Su Wu is a true multihyphenate: she’s a writer, poet, and curator. Mexico City, she says, “has this really long history of welcoming artists and travelers.” Next time you find yourself there, here are some of her favorite spots.
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How would you spend a perfect day in your neighborhood?
This is an amazing neighborhood for walking. So I really love wandering with the flimsiest of premises, not really needing anything.
What drew you to Mexico City?
There's this story I love to tell about the artist Frances Alÿs. He says that Mexico City is the last place in the world where people are still willing to call themselves poets without any apology or qualification. And I've found that to be the case—there's a real sincerity in the creative endeavor.