Welcome to Oaxaca: Mexico's Food Capital in Pictures
Mexico is a country that’s as welcoming as its cuisine. Nobody feels foreign when sitting in front of a quesadilla or a caldo tlalpeño. Oaxaca City is like this. The home of traditional Mexican cuisine welcomes everybody to its markets and to its small family-run restaurants. Its inclusive nature makes it an open and free place, where culinary tradition coexists with innovation. In recent years, Oaxaca has given rise to many new restaurants, where young chefs create dishes that mix local ingredients with culinary traditions from the rest of the world.
Here you can discover some of the most traditional places to eat in Oaxaca City, as well as some of its new gems.