Maya Kroth

Maya Kroth

I'm a journalist.

I spent most of my career covering food, drinks and culture in the San Diego-Tijuana region before moving to Spain in 2012 on a Fulbright fellowship to research my first book. Currently: Mexico City.

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AFAR

7 of the World's Dreamiest Glamping Bubbles | AFAR

Just when you thought glamping couldn’t get any more Instagrammable, here come the bubbles.

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nym.ag

Weekend Getaway | Puebla | New York Magazine

Puebla is a place where 155 years ago two armies fought and now Americans celebrate the event with the utmost respect, by wearing fake mustaches and drinking 2-for-1 margaritas. But there's other, cooler stuff to know about the city.

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Saveur

The Cockroach Truffles and Scorpion Canapes of Mexico's Insect Food Festival | Saveur

Draped atop a slab of milk chocolate, the two-inch-long Madagascar hissing cockroach looks almost elegant, its lacquered exoskeleton reflecting the thin light of a Mexico City afternoon.

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New York Magazine

The Weekend Escape Plan - Barcelona | New York

Be a responsible tourist in the Catalonian capital.

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New York Magazine

The Weekend Escape Plan - Tijuana | New York

With booming food, beer, and art scenes (plus a favorable exchange rate), San Diego’s southern neighbor is calling.

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The Washington Post

City tours for the socially conscious | Washington Post

A glimpse into the life of Barcelona’s homeless

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thrillist

Why No One Should Underestimate San Diego | Thrillist

San Diego Is Much More Than Perfect Weather, a Zoo & Beaches

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thrillist

Inside a Michelin-Starred Chef's Controversial Quest to Turn Fighting Bulls into Gourmet Food | Thrillist

Inside a Michelin-Starred Chef's Controversial Quest to Turn Fighting Bulls into Gourmet Food | Thrillist

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food.good.is

Inside The Tiny Barcelona Restaurant Using Food To Fight For Migrants' Rights | GOOD

On the surface, Mescladís looks like any other charming little restaurant in Barcelona's trendy Born district. But a closer look reveals a project with much larger ambitions.

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sandiegouniontribune.com

Due Respect for 'Citizen Science' | San Diego Union-Tribune

When someone says, “San Diego Natural History Museum,” you think: dinosaur bones. But the true stars of the museum’s collection have long lurked in an area that’s been mostly off-limits to the public, until now.

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Saveur

The Final Ingredient to This Mexican Soup? A Hot Rock to Cook It | Saveur

Digging into rural Oaxaca's tradition of stone soup, with photos by Benedicte Desrus.

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New York Magazine

Find Art and History in San Cristobal de las Casas | New York

Recently named a UNESCO “Creative City of Folk Art,” this Colonial town in southern Mexico boasts an arts scene with a rich heritage and contemporary energy.

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@smakasmaka

In this trendy Mexico City neighborhood, you won’t be hard-pressed to find a good cocktail | The Washington Post

In this trendy Mexico City neighborhood, you won’t be hard-pressed to find a good cocktail

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luckypeach.com

Seven Tips for Drinking Mezcal | Lucky Peach

The Indiana Jones of mezcal gives us the scoop.

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talesofthecocktail.com

9 Fascinating Facts About Sotol | Tales of the Cocktail

Learn all about the "crazy, uncomfortable brother of the agave family."