Oaxacan Meals

We ate REALLY REALLY well on this trip (and so inexpensively!).  🙂 Here are a few yummy examples… first night in oaxaca: best enchiladas I ever had.  and i wasn’t even hungry before i started eating. the famed chapuines.  turns out grasshoppers taste like…. crunchy insects. mole negro! vino tinto salsa pasta steak! mole negro we made in cooking class sorbet we made in cooking class

Monte Alban

Located near the city of Oaxaca, the ruins of Monte Alban date back to as early as 500 BC.                

Around Oaxaca

  photos for a quinceañera outside of santo domingo     selling outside of santo domingo     the afternoon’s batch of fresh tortillas   sauce cooling   streets of oaxaca   street performers   streets of oaxaca


The last month has been super hectic with Silverlight 4 and PDC conference prep.  Which means I’m even more excited for a short trip down to Oaxaca, Mexico with my friend Seema.  We leave tomorrow!     Fast Facts Time: UTC-6 (Seattle: noon, Oaxaca: 2pm) Money: Mexican Peso (1 usd = 13.1 pesos) Weather: 82F and Sunny Declared Unesco Heritage Site for its architecture, its cultural traditions, its cuisine and its climate.