Mexican, Sephardic and Ashkenazi Foods Come Together in these Kitchens

Naomi Tomky

Louis Medi saw the popularity of Chinese buffets in Mexico City and thought, “I want that, but for our food,” the Jewish cuisine of Mexico City. With its own schools, restaurants, hospitals, and neighborhoods, Mexico City’s Jewish community leans insular and observant, which means that most Chilangos (residents of the city) don’t know much about their Jewish neighbors—or their cuisine....