WHERE: Seven Mile Shops, West Bay Road

WHY GO? Comfort Mexican street food at its finest, Bandidos, tucked away in the Seven Mile Shops Plaza on West Bay Road is the place to go to get a glimpse of Mexico City’s food scene, with a tequila-laced twist of the Caribbean. Busy and oozing with spicy, Mexican aromas, Bandidos fills up daily with a local crowd who come for the ‘tequila’d shrimp tacos’, a sampling of tapas or sizzling fajitas. It would be a sin to dine here without ordering one of the restaurant’s famed queso-covered street corn on a stick, then order tequila after tequila and indulge in the Mexican notion of sobremesa, which means “over-the-table”, AKA a long, boozy lunch that stretches into the evening. And then it’s happy hour…

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