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Post Diwali Indulgences

New Delhi, India
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It’s that time of the year again! There is a slight nip in the air and the smells of autumn fill up mornings. Diwali has just gone by but that really hasn’t put a stop to all the festivities. The... Read more

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Where to Eat (Absurdly Good) Nordic Food in Copenhagen

October 29, 2014

We mean: outside of Noma. But must the word Noma be in every title of every article about Copenhagen dining? Dessert at Relæ To many an...

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  • Typical Food in Mexico

    To some people, Mexico is palm trees and margaritas; to others it’s ancient ruins and sleepy villages; to others still it’s street tacos and fine handicrafts. Of course, Mexico is all of those things and much, much more, as the country is so very big and diverse in its topography, traditions, art, peoples, languages, and, of course, food. Mexican comida is perhaps as regional as it gets, with many of…    Read more

     

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    Coastal Yucatán

    You want to eat your way around the Yucatán Peninsula? Say adios to any preconceived notions of Mexican food you might have in your head. Sure, you can find quesadillas, tortas, and tacos al pastor here, but the regional stuff is markedly different from elsewhere in Mexico—even if you stick to the well-traveled coast, the focus of our content here. A product of the area’s Mayan-territory past,…   Read more

     

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    Mexico City

    It’s not surprising that Mexico City, a megapolis of some 20 million people, has quite a reputation. Depending on whom you listen to, the Distrito Federal, or D.F., is a hotbed of pollution, crime, and out-of-control urban sprawl; or it’s a pulsing epicenter of history, art, fashion, and food—a whirlwind for the senses and an amalgam of new and old in one of the most culturally rich nations on…   Read more

     

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    Oaxaca

    Of the many reasons to visit Oaxaca, capital of the rugged southern Mexico state of the same name, here’s just a few: its gorgeously quaint yet cosmopolitan heart (many streets of which have recently undergone a face-lift); a cutting-edge arts scene comprising small galleries, first-class museums, and a shopper’s paradise of local handicrafts; a roster of rich and accessible cultural events and…   Read more

     

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    • My First Real Taco

      annamcphee
      Mexico City, Mexico
      I spent my whole life eating tacos, not the real kind – the kind that comes nicely wrapped up in a bright yellow and red box, with a plastic bag to keep the crispy corn derivatives fresh, the ki…    Read more
    • barbacoa de chivo at Restaurante "El Amigo Pastarano"

      churpa
      Highway 200, Guerrero

      Finding a good eatery is a fine art, best practiced when you’re not in a state of hysterical starvation, but instead only pestered by mild hunger that still allows for careful evaluation…    Read more

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  • Two More Mexico Destination Guides on Kindle: Mexico City & Coastal Yucatán

    We are happy to announce that we’ve recently released two more eBooks on Amazon Kindle—the Mexico City Food & Travel Guide and the Coastal Yucatán Food & Travel Guide—bringing our grand total of books up to 10!…   Read more

  • East Coast Mexico’s Dutch Influence

    Edam cheese. Photo: Yvwv Yucatecan food—even that found along the so-called Riviera Maya, the coastal corridor between Cancún and Tulum—is markedly different from “Mexican food” as most of us know it, as we…   Read more

  • Wake Up & Smell the Tacos: 3 Reasons to Wake Up Early While Traveling

    Tacos for breakfast in Tulum Traditionally, Scott and I are stay-up-late, wake-up-late kind of people. This all changed a year ago, of course, when our son was born and the definition of “waking up late” became 8am. Most days…   Read more

  • 7 Favorite Tacos in Mexico

    You'd be hard-pressed to find a more perfect snack food than the taco. It's cheap, it's portable, it's can comprise a wide range of ingredients—meats, veggies, cheese, salsas—and textures (if you've never had…   Read more

  • Oaxaca Food & Travel Guide: Now on Kindle!

    Lucky number 7! We’re pleased to announce our seventh destination guide on Kindle: the Oaxaca Food & Travel Guide, now available on Amazon.com. Oaxaca is celebrated for its cuisine, but knowing what to look for—and where to find…   Read more

  • Morelia, Mexico: What to Eat

    Traditional dishes from Zirita, a culinary workshop, in Morelia. Morelia, capital of the state of Michoacán, Mexico, is quietly beautiful, the kind of pretty where the dowdy female lead takes off her glasses, shakes out her ponytail,…   Read more

  • The Miracle of Maguey

    It can get you drunk three different ways and it’s not your college boyfriend — moreover, the maguey (or agave) plant is used to actually treat syphilis, not cause it. A look at the humble maguey’s role in Aztec and Mexican life,…   Read more

  • Dish Spotlight: Churros y Chocolate in Mexico City

    I have a weak spot for hot chocolate in the winter—and now that my selection of quaffable vices is limited by pregnancy, man, do I have a weak spot for hot chocolate. Many afternoons I’ll go out hunting for one around 3pm, or…   Read more

  • Q&A: Pilar Cabrera, Chef & Cooking Instructor, Oaxaca, Mexico

    “I try to portray the colors of the Oaxacan landscape in the food I prepare: color, color, color! Oaxaca is such a vibrant place, and having this reflected in the food you eat here makes Oaxacan cuisine even more enjoyable.”—Chef…   Read more

 

Oaxaca Kindle Guide

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New Orleans Food & Travel Guide by Eat Your World

Download our Oaxaca Food & Travel Guide to your Kindle, smartphone, or tablet and get the inside scoop on 40 delicious typical foods and drinks in Oaxaca, plus bonus recipes from a popular Oaxacan chef. $3.99

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