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Random Notes from 12 Days in Oaxaca

by DiningDiva 7 years ago

For me (at least) all roads in Mexico lead either to Michoacan or Oaxaca. This last time they led to Oaxaca for Dia de los Muertos. 12 days is a long time to be in one location. It's a lot of meal...

Oaxaca City street/casual food recs

by Lochina 7 years ago

Hello all, I'll be in Oaxaca City over the Xmas holidays and looking for your very best recommendations for cheap, authentic street food, divey eateries, casual joints, dishes not to be missed--...

Tierra del Sol (Oaxaca)

by DiningDiva 7 years ago

About 20 minutes outside of Oaxaca City is San Francisco Tutla, a small town in some pretty gorgeous countryside. It also happens to be where (the singer) Lila Downs grew up. So what do you do whe...

Carbón de Palo (Oaxaca)

by DiningDiva 7 years ago

An acquaintance of mine insisted that I had to go to Carbón de Palo on my most recent trip to Oaxaca. She said it was her "most favorite" restaurant in Oaxaca. Normally, that would be a red flag fo...

Long trip report: Mexico City, Puebla, Oaxaca

by brockton 7 years ago

I recently enjoyed a two week trip through Mexico City, Puebla and Oaxaca with my wife, my brother, his wife and their 21 month old son.  This itinerary was a repeat of a visit my wife and I made i...

SP Restaurante - Oaxaca

by DiningDiva 7 years ago

12 days is a long time in Oaxaca with a lot of opportunities to eat. Since I haven't found enough time to do a longer more detailed report on some of the places we ate, I thought I'd take a stab at...

La Olla - Oaxaca

by DiningDiva 7 years ago

LA Olla has always been one of my favorite places to eat in Oaxaca. Consistently good, distinct traditional flavor profiles at fair prices for what was served. After 2 meals this trip I seriousl...


by DiningDiva 7 years ago

I had the opportunity to dine at Pitiona tonight. It is rumored to be the #1 restaurant in Oaxaca. The chef/owner trained at El Bulli and the food is a mash up of Mexican ingredients and flavors fi...

Help Refine Oaxaca list, please!

by erica 7 years ago

I have asked for, and received, terrific help with my DF list, and now turn to Oaxaca, a city I've not visited in 20 years or so. After a week in DF and two days in Puebla, y partner and I will ...

Eating out with kids in Mexico DF, Puebla, Oaxaca

by Utrechter 7 years ago

In July and August I will travel with my 6 and 8-year olds kids and wife from Mexico DF to Belize. I have searched this site and others but no one seems to have the answer on this: we are keen to t...

Kid-friendly restaurants near Condesa in Mexico City and Zocalo in Oaxaca

by jcurrysf 7 years ago

My wife and I and our two boys (ages 3 and 1) are spending 8 days in Mexico City and 8 days in Oaxaca in October. We'll be renting apartments - in DF we'll be staying in Condesa (Yautepec at Micho...

Guzina Oaxaca in Mexico City - opinions?

by walker42 7 years ago

We're spending 3 nights in DF in October. I've read through the board and have had most of my questions answered, but have not seen Guzina Oaxaca in Polanco mentioned. Any opinions? I would be tryi...

pink burger in Oaxaca

by kevin 7 years ago

anyone been before ? just noticed this article. http://www.latimes.com/food/dailydish/la-dd-pink-burger-hamburguesera-californiana-in-mitla-oaxaca-20140604-story.html

Casa Oaxaca question

by estone888 8 years ago

I'm going to be in Oaxaca next week and want to eat at Casa Oaxaca. I went to make a reservation and was asked if I wanted to eat in the restaurant in the hotel Casa Oaxaca or at Casa Oaxaca El Res...

Oaxaca- La Biznaga or Zandunga?

by Anonimo 13 years ago

With one last full day here in Oaxaca, I'm wavering on whether to have dinner with friends at La Biznaga or at Zandunga. The wavering on Biznaga is because I read several negative reports on Trip...

Dia de los Muertos 2012 - Oaxaca

Ciao Bob
by Ciao Bob 9 years ago

I am very excited to be going to Oaxaca City from 10/26-11/4, this year. I assume this is a very busy time in Oaxaca, and, perhaps, some restaurants keep different hours and/or close(?). Reading ...

Cooking Classes and New Year's Eve in Oaxaca

by piafoodie 8 years ago

I've read some older reviews of cooking classes, but was hoping to get some recent recommendations or reviews for classes. We're looking at Casa de los Sabores, Casa Crespo, Alma de mi Tierra, and...

How to approach native mercado vendors in Oaxaca City?

by chefmivi 8 years ago

Hi, I am going on a culinary trip or gastro-tourism venture to the Mexican state of Oaxaca. I am looking to do some serious culinary research and hopefully get some useful tips or little "Secr...

Sushi in Oaxaca City, Huatulco or Puerto Escondido

by danielita 15 years ago

Hey Chowhounds! This is month 6 in a very small town in southern Mexico and I need variety! I have been craving sushi lately and I am willing to drive 4 hours for it! Any recommendations fo...

Need an Update on Oaxaca, Oaxaca Restaurants

by PAO 10 years ago

We haven't been to Ciudad de Oaxaca for 6 or 7 years, but will be returning later on this year. I know La Olla and Marco Polo (on the lllano) are still there, but that Iliana left El Naranjo and i...