Tag Archives: Good Eats

Itanoní: All Maíz All the Time

I had high expectations for food in Oaxaca and it didn’t disappoint. There was a great mix of old restaurants doing traditional Oaxacan foods and an impressive new wave of modern Mexican cuisine being created by talented young chefs. I had … Continue reading

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Pochote Xochimilco: Organic Market in Oaxaca

I love a good open air market.  If food is sold there, even better.  If there is organic food and produce?  Fantastico!  Every Fridays and Saturdays, the courtyard of the church in Xochimilco (simply called Iglesia de Xochimilco) becomes a … Continue reading

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Breakfast of Champions: Mexican Edition II

I have professed my love of breakfast many times in the past and one of the reasons I decided to stay at a bed and breakfast in Oaxaca was so that I would get a delicious desayuno Oaxaqueño everyday.  Now … Continue reading

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Barbate: Tsukiji’s Charming Spanish Cousin

Discovering new spices and local foods gets me excited about a foreign country.  It’s one of the ways I learn and get to know a culture and its people.  I usually eat whatever the locals eat wherever I am but … Continue reading

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Paella and Vino for Everyone!

I am once again basking in the warmth of Southern California.  Knowing full well how cold it is in New York I have no right to complain about the weather here.  It’s beautiful.  But I wake up every single day … Continue reading

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Good Eats in Korea: 녹두빈대떡 BinDaeDdeuk

I’m continuing my Korean food discovery posts today with 녹두빈대떡 NokDuBinDaeDdeuk (bindaeddeuk for short), savory pancakes made with ground mung beans.  To try “one of the originals” I went to 종로빈대떡 Jongro Bindaedeuk, a place that’s been around since the … Continue reading

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Good Eats in Korea: 매운탕 MaeWoonTang

A friend recently sent me a link to a piece written by Zagat entitled “8 Korean Culinary Staples You Need to Know.”  Reading it made me realize how little I knew about what “real Koreans” eat everyday before coming here.  … Continue reading

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