Insects, Mezcal and Alebrijes: Oaxaca’s Rich Indian Heritage . Part 1

We didn’t know exactly what to expect in Oaxaca, though we’d been to other parts of Mexico in an earlier trip. But we knew a couple who waxed wistful over Oaxaca’s charms especially “los siete moles,” a label often applied to Oaxaca. We just had to experience the place for ourselves. Mole, as you might …

An Adventurous Foodie in Paris: A Simple Plate of Chanterelles

Why cook in Paris? After all, you can just pop into a boulangerie, fromagerie, charcuterie, etc. and eat quite well. Or, you can splurge and go to a restaurant. Even when you have an apartment for a few days or so, cooking seems unnecessary. For us, though, who travel with an anthropollogical bent and stay …