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
2.25.19
Oscars

Most Women From Yalitza Aparicio's Hometown Won't Get to See 'Roma'

In the city where Oscar-nominated actress Yalitza Aparicio was born, most women have two or three jobs to survive and no time for movies or entertainment.
Melissa Amezcua
2.25.19
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
12.7.18
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
oaxaca

These Female Distillers Have Been Making Mezcal Since Childhood

With mezcal's popularity at an all time high, I recently met three female master distillers in Oaxaca who've been perfecting the art of making mezcal since they were young children to learn some of their secrets.
Mariana Castillo
12.22.17
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
11.4.17
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
10.18.17
mexico

Mexican Tlayudas Are Better Than American Pizza

Forget that tomato, dough, and cheese invention and dive into this crispy, beautiful Mexican creation to live life to the fullest.
Memo Bautista
9.11.17
Make this

These Cheese and Chorizo Molletes Are the Grilled Cheese of Your Dreams

Melt your cheese, not your brain.
Munchies Staff
7.20.17
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
7.4.17
Tacos

Five of the Best Tacos in Mexico

Within Mexico's taco universe, there are some tacos that are extra memorable, those that leave a mark on the perennial list of "things that are worth living for".
Munchies Staff
5.18.17
Make this

Put the Mexico Back in Your Michelada

A michelada doesn't have to be fancy, and it certainly doesn't have to be complicated. It just has to hit all of those proper notes that are refreshing, zesty, and spicy.
Munchies Staff
3.26.17
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