What’s not to love about the crisp fizziness of Coca-Cola? Poured over a cup of ice or straight out of the can, it’s hard to improve upon. Except in one case: “Mexican Coke” (made with cane sugar instead of high fructose corn syrup) trumps the regular stuff with a brighter, smoother, more addictive flavor.
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If you haven’t tasted said soda in, say, Mexico, finding it in the United States can be hit or miss. Though Tasting Table Everywhere recently reported that Costco sells Mexican Coke, I have yet to locate it. I have, however, discovered the soft drink at Las Tortas on Leetsdale, Sweet Action on Broadway, and Attivo Pizza in Capitol Hill.
Bonus: Sweet Action ups the ante by selling Sprite, Fresca, and Jarritos, all made with cane sugar.
Las Tortas, 5307 Leetsdale Drive, 720-379-7269
Sweet Action Ice Cream, 52 Broadway, 303-282-4645
Attivo Pizza & Subs, 124 E. 9th Ave., 303-996-9956