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Nicholas Gilman is a renowned journalist and food writer based in Mexico City.

Nicholas Gilman es un renombrado periodista gastronómico basado en la Ciudad de México.

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TACO TIME: Duck Tacos @ El Auténtico Pato Manila

TACO TIME: Duck Tacos @ El Auténtico Pato Manila

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Manila is a small locale located on a quiet residential street at the southernmost edge of Condesa. It is unique in Mexico as it serves duck tacos and nothing but. There are two styles: Asian, in which the roast duck meat is rolled in a flour tortilla and garnished with sliced cucumber and hoisin sauce same as Peking roast duck. Mexican style is similar to carnitas, i.e. shredded confit is piled on a heated corn tortilla, sprinkled with cilantro and chopped onion and spiked with salsa. Also offered are deep-fried duck wontons. There are no tables here, happy patrons sit on stools at the bar or stand along the wall.

Culiacán 91, near Quintana Roo, Condesa; View map
Open 1:30 - 9 p.m. Monday to Wednesday, Thursday to Saturday until 11 p.m., Sunday until 7 p.m.
About pp $150

 

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