oaxaca

Film

'I Thought He Was a Fake': Why Yalitza Aparicio Almost Left Her 'Roma' Audition

Her Oscar nomination broke ground, but it almost didn't happen over a suspected catfishing situation.
Ollin Velasco
2.26.19
Dia de los Muertos

I Ate My Way through Oaxaca with Instagram Legend Oaxacking

When I ask Omar Alonso his favorite thing about Día de los Muertos, the answer is easy: the food.
Dan Gentile
12.10.18
Munchies

This Team of Booze All-Stars Is Making Mezcal Sustainable

Sombra Mezcal is designed to be beneficial for both the land and the indigenous community in Oaxaca.
Dan Q. Dao
7.18.18
mexico

Meet Marven, Mexico City's 'Basket Taco Lady'

Marven, who belongs to Mexico's third gender, chats with us about tacos, Oaxaca, and the power of mezcal.
Pável Gaona
10.19.17
mexico

Mexican Tlayudas Are Better Than Pizza

Forget that tomato, dough, and cheese invention and dive into this crispy, beautiful Mexican creation to live life to the fullest.
Memo Bautista
9.12.17
Tacos

The Essential Mexico Taco Map

Tacos: al pastor, de canasta, seafood, beans, guacamole, carnitas, cheese, or just plain tortillas with salt. The taco universe in Mexico is infinite.
Munchies Staff
7.5.17
mexico

Oaxaca Has a Minty Cure for Your Hangover

With a cup of iced te de poleo in my hand, I no longer feel on the brink of death.
Natalie B. Compton
3.10.17
mexico

The Art of Drinking Mezcal Made from Wild Agave

As its name suggests, wild agave isn't cultivated like the plants used to make most of the mezcal out there—and drinking mezcal made from it is a whole new experience.
Natalie B. Compton
3.8.17
Drugs

Eating Hallucinogenic Salvia Leaves in Oaxaca

Hamilton Morris seeks out a shaman to perform the traditional ceremony honouring the psychedelic Salvia divinorum plant on the new episode of 'Hamilton's Pharmacopeia.'
VICE Staff
1.25.17
cacao

How Mexico Is Rediscovering (and Reinventing) Ancient Cacao Drinks

There's good reason why cacao is known as "the food of the gods."
Margot Castañeda
1.8.17
mexico

Cooking with Muxes, Mexico's Third Gender

Muxes are people who are born biologically male and dress as women—but they don't consider themselves cross-dressers or transgender. Instead, they are treated as “the third gender,” and they identify neither as men nor as women.
Luis Cobelo
11.25.16
Photo

Salvia Velada: Experiencing a Traditional Mazatec Shaman Ceremony

Follow Hamilton Morris as he journeys through a Salvia divinorum ceremony in the forests of Oaxaca.
Danilo Parra
11.14.16
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