“The streets are ours! For a diversity free of hate, violence and machismo”, is the motto that the CDMX LGBT marchthe first to be carried out in person after the pandemic.
This event, which gives visibility to the LGBTTTIQ+ community and demands a stop to hate speech (especially for women in the community), will start at 10:00am at the Ángel de la Independencia and will go to the Zócalo, passing by Paseo de la Reforma, Juarez avenue and 5 de Mayo.
We leave you a small list of terraces that are on the route where the Marchso you can enjoy that day and prepare for the closing concert in the Zócalo.
Cityzen. Photo: Sofitel
If something characterizes the Sofitel hotel besides the French style, it is the spectacular views of the Angel of Independence and Reformation. Among the panoramic spaces are the Cityzen and Balta restaurants.
Cityzen Rooftop Kitchen will have DJ music (in 2 times) on June 25, during the LGBT March 2022. in this place with terrace, Located on the 38th floor, you can try various cocktails and delicacies such as peanut octopus toasts or the pulled pork burger.
Breakfasts are from 10:00am to 1:00pm. If you want to set aside for lunch or dinner, you should know that the minimum consumption is 2,500 pesos and reservations are from 2:00 pm.
During this month, a cocktail called Coco Rainbow is offered, which is prepared based on tequila and has lavender, lemon and aperol syrup with coconut foam. 25% of your purchases will be donated to the Casa Frida Shelter, an organization that seeks to create a shelter in Chiapas for LGBTTTIQ+ migrants from Central American countries.
Although it is a closed space, Balta also offers spectacular views of Reforma. They serve dishes to share and offer a fusion between Mediterranean and Mexican cuisine. Try the chilaquiles con pastor, the Mexican shakshuka and the house croque-monsieur. The restaurant has breakfast from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and lunch or dinner from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Remember that during June Balta’s bakery is selling a rainbow cake with almonds and chocolate.
It is in Paseo de la Reforma 297.
Photo: American Party
It is located on the third floor of the Fiesta Americana Reforma hotel. It is a restaurant with terrace that overlooks the avenue, which specializes in contemporary Mexican cuisine; It is in charge of chef Gerardo Rivera, who is a member of L’Académie Culinaire de France and regional president of Vatel Club in Baja California Sur.
Among the diners who have evaluated the restaurant, dishes such as the chocolate tamale, the panuchos and the black mole stand out. They have a tequila and cocktail menu.
On Saturday it opens from 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
The Capital Grille
Photo: The Capital Grille
This restaurant with terrace is one of the 2 branches in Mexico of the American chain The Capital Grille, famous for its cuts of aged beef.
On their menu are Rockefeller oysters, lobster bisque, cajun-style beef skewers, dry-aged bone-in NY strip and catch of the day.
Paseo de la Reforma 250, Juarez neighborhood.
Finca Don Porfirio
One of the best panoramic views of the Palace of Fine Arts is found on the terrace of this cafe. Its drinks menu is extensive, but among the most acclaimed is the marzipan latte.
They also serve desserts and treats like muffins and baguettes.
Avenida Juarez 14, Colonia Centro
Big City Cafe
Photo: Big City Cafe
It is located on the ninth floor of the Latin American Tower, so it offers a spectacular view of Fine Arts and Juarez Avenue. Its menu includes specialty coffees but also cappuccinos, herbal teas and frappés, as well as various pastries and desserts.
Open from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Central Axis Lázaro Cárdenas 2, Center.
Balcony of the Zocalo
Photo: Maria del Carmen Hernandez
It specializes in contemporary Mexican cuisine, with dishes such as charcoal Campeche octopus, beef brisket with beer and pork shank in cochinita negra; Also not far behind are the appetizers such as the octopus toast and the picaña suadero taco, or the desserts such as the citrus tart that belongs to the spring 2022 menu.
It has a mixology menu, where the Banana sour stands out: Aconte rum, homemade banana liqueur, Angostura bitters and lemon.
Open from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Avenida 5 Mayo 61, Downtown.
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