Mitchellville, Maryland, native Tiara Darnell brought a taste of comfort to a growing community of Blacks in Mexico, native Mexicans, and travelers passing through the region.Darnell owns Blaxicocina, the only soul food restaurant in Mexico City.

The first-time restaurant owner feeds the Narvarte community with food and funds through partnerships with local farmers. Mexican nationals make up all of Blaxicocina’s staff except for one person. Darnell employing people from the region is her way of putting money into the neighborhood and most of Darnell’s vendors and contractors are Mexican nationals.

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Calle Kansas 38
Ciudad de México 03840 CDMX MX
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