'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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.'
How Mexico Is Rediscovering (and Reinventing) Ancient Cacao Drinks
There's good reason why cacao is known as "the food of the gods."
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.
Salvia Velada: Experiencing a Traditional Mazatec Shaman Ceremony
Follow Hamilton Morris as he journeys through a Salvia divinorum ceremony in the forests of Oaxaca.