Eat Mexico is happy to assist members of the press with information about our tours, Mexican gastronomy and traditions, or to provide high-res images. Our founder Lesley Téllez or any of our expert culinary guides are also available for interviews upon request. Here is some more information about us.

Mission Statement:

Eat Mexico helps travelers understand Mexican food on a deeper level, through small, personal, distinctive culinary experiences. Our expert local guides spotlight Mexican food traditions, share Mexican gastronomic history, and celebrate local cooks. Join us in gaining a richer understanding of Mexican culture!

Contact Information:

Lesley Téllez | Founder & Owner | 917-930-7503


Lesley is a passionate promoter of Mexican cuisine and culture. A Southern California native and third-generation Mexican-American, Lesley co-founded Eat Mexico in 2010 as a way to introduce tourists to Mexico City’s fantastic street food and market scene. In 2011, Lesley received a diploma in Especialización en Gastronomía Mexicana (Specialization in Mexican Gastronomy) from the Escuela de Gastronomía Mexicana, Mexico City’s premier heritage cooking school. She has taken dozens of additional cooking courses during her four-year stint in Mexico City, on topics ranging from pre-hispanic tamales to Day of the Dead foods and traditions.

Areas of Expertise:

Mexico City food and travel
Puebla food and travel
Mexican food traditions
Central Mexico street food
Mexican food history