Great Food

Fine dining to street food, the flavors and textures of Mexico City cuisine are fantastic!

Join us as we explore the flavors created by Chef Oswaldo Oliva of restaurant Lorea and understand Mexican cuisine through the eyes of these great chefs. We visit some of the very best that is offered in Mexico City.


The Mexican flavors that bring excitement to food do the same for drink.

On this Rascal + Thorn trip, we will have a cocktail workshop at the renowned Limantour and taste some of the best spirits in Mexico.

Unique Excursions

One of the key components to every Rascal + Thorn tour is the unique excursion opportunity.

On this trip, we will have extraordinary access to the behind-the-scenes world of Xochimilco with the people who are revitalizing this essential part of Mexico’s culinary history. This is just one of many exciting visits during this trip.


Wednesday, June 12 – Arrive in Mexico City for a 4-night stay. Afternoon – Mexican chocolate tasting. Pre-Dinner Welcome Cocktail Reception. Dinner at Bosforo Mezcaleria. (D)

Thursday, June 13 – Day excursion to the floating gardens of Xochimilco. Lunch at Sud 777. An afternoon visit to the Frida Kahlo Museum. Dinner at La Docena. (B,L,D)

Friday, June 14 – Coffee exploration excursion. Market and street food tour. A visit to the Palacio de Bellas Artes and the Zocalo. Cocktail workshop at Limantour. Dinner at Quintonil. (B,L,D)

Saturday, June 15 – Morning visit to the National Archaeology Museum. A taco excursion. Free afternoon. Farewell dinner at Lorea. (B,L,D)

Sunday, June 16 – Guests depart after breakfast. (B)



  • Lorea
  • Sud 777
  • Quintonil
  • Bosforo Mezcaleria
  • La Docena
  • and many more


  • Xochimilco Excursion and Farm Visit
  • Cocktail Workshop at Limantour
  • Museum Visits
  • Guided Tours
  • Chocolate Tasting
  • Many other treats
  • 4 nights at the a premium hotel in Mexico City
  • All restaurant meals including tasting menus
  • Meals will include paired beverages
  • All excursion costs and entrance fees
  • Transportation within Mexico City and area
  • Guides
Not Included
  • Transportation to or from Mexico City before or after the tour
  • Drinks and meals not listed on the itinerary
  • Tips to hired guides
  • Travel insurance

We will be staying at a premium hotel in Mexico City.

$2395.00 per person

Early sign-up discount $2295.00 if deposit received before Feb 15, 2019.

The $2395 price per person is based on double occupancy.  A deposit of $595 is due to secure a place on the trip. Reservations are taken on a first-come / first-serve basis.

If you are a single and wish to share a room we will make every effort to make this happen, but it is not guaranteed.  The single supplement cost for this trip is $600 if you have your own room.

Final payment is due 45 days prior to the start of the tour.

Please contact us for a Reservation Form or if you have any questions.

Have a question?

    It’s on! Picked up @oswaldo.oliva.rico at JFK. There are still a few tickets for the early seating @deermountaininn on Wednesday, September 27th! Link in profile.

Stopped in for an excellent dinner (as always) by chef @lempka_gram @hamletandghost after the airport.
    Our 8:30 seating for the @oswaldo.oliva.rico dinner @deermountaininn featuring @herradurateq on Wednesday, September 27 is now SOLD OUT! Tickets are still available for the 5:30 seating, but are going fast! Don’t wait!

Oswaldo’s fine dining restaurant, @loreamx is No. 45 on the current OAD Top 100 restaurants of North America, behind only Pujol for restaurants in Mexico on the list. Oswaldo Oliva is a Mexico City superstar chef. Come and see why.