Karla Martinez de Salas

Fashion Editor and Co-designer of Piamita NYC

Favorite Mexican dish?
In my mom’s hometown – a very small place in San Luis Potosi –my favorite dish is
Cecina – very thin steak and a these sope type things called Bocoles – they fill corn
tortillas with refried beans and fresh cheese!! Delicious!!!

Mexico's best kept secret?
La Huasteca Potosina

Favorite quote?
Camaron que se duerme se lo lleva lo corriente ("Shrimp that falls asleep gets carried away by the current")

Hangover cure?
A big Mexican breakfast with a bloody mary!

What do you wish you could find from Mexico in NY?
Good tamarindo candies!!! Chile covered watermelons!