Destination Foodie: Oaxaca, Mexico

Destination Foodie: Oaxaca, Mexico


There are various misconceptions regarding Mexican food. A huge number of people hold the notion that it’s just tacos and re-fried beans. However, this could not be anything further from the truth. Mexico’s cuisine offerings are in fact incredibly diverse and tend to vary greatly from place to place. The following city is considered to be one of Mexico’s best destinations for foodies. It has some of the best dishes that you should definitely not miss out on.

Why Oaxaca, Mexico is the best culinary destination

Oaxaca is a beautiful city located in the Southern Region of Mexico they every food lover should absolutely visit in their lifetime. It is not your typical Mexican city where guests are just expected to lay back on the beach or relax in the suite of an all-inclusive resort. Oaxaca is a city rich in culture and charm, and its cuisines will provide your taste buds with a one-of-a-kind experience.

The city’s economy is primarily based on tourism. However, the people of Oaxaca take great pride in their culinary traditions all year round. It is quite a common occurrence to witness tourists sampling some of the best cuisines prepared by street food chefs, particularly in the city square.

From its breath-taking architecture, the delicious delicacies and kind-hearted people, any food enthusiasts would enjoy this city in a way they thought never possible. The city of Oaxaca should definitely be on your list of places to go if you are a real foodie.

The rich cuisine (seriously the food is just great)

One of the main reasons why you should visit Oaxaca is because of the food. Many travelers will attest to having a unique culinary experience during their visit.

Across the entire city, you will experience Oaxacan food delicacies with their own unique culinary style. A major selling point is the locally sourced ingredients. Herbs in the city are grown organically all along the city’s lands. There are trees that produce sweet fruit most of us have never heard of. In addition, the tortillas are prepared using blue corn grown right in the city.

For years now, Oaxaca has been known a top culinary destination. It is considered to be one of the most diverse cities in Mexico, boasting 16 different ethno-linguistic groups. This diversity is also well represented in Oaxaca’s cuisines. Visitors can try a variety foods, ranging from fried grasshoppers referred to as chapulines, to the giant prepared tortillas called tlayudas. If you are a foodie, this destination should be on your list of places to visit.

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