Tag: taco

  • Fish tacos at El Pescadito Roma

    Fish tacos at El Pescadito Roma

    We were thinking of ending our trip with the fish taco. We were hoping of something reminiscent of the flavors from the Mission District in San Francisco. We found ourselves at El Pescadito Roma in Mexico City. The fish taco is a crispy delight. The one we remembered was still nicer. The tuna taco, while…

  • Costra and tacos at Taquería Orinoco

    Costra and tacos at Taquería Orinoco

    For lunch we did Taquería Orinoco, a bustling spot renowned for its tacos and costras. The “Trompo” taco, a classic al pastor with a slice of pineapple, was a delightful experience. The combination of the savory, slightly spicy meat with the sweet, tangy pineapple created a flavor profile that was both unique and delicious. It’s…

  • Rolled Tacos at Tacos del Carmen

    Rolled Tacos at Tacos del Carmen

    Our visit to Tacos del Carmen, a culinary jewel featured on a Netflix street food show, introduced us to a revolutionary taco experience. Tacos del Carmen stands out for its use of a comal, a traditional cooking surface, heated over charcoal. This method imparted a distinct, earthy char to the tortillas, enriching every bite with…

  • Amazing Dinner at El Tendajón

    Amazing Dinner at El Tendajón

    Our culinary journey in Oaxaca led us to a delightful dinner at El Tendajón, a recommendation we gratefully received from the family at Oaxacking. This hidden gem did not disappoint. Admittedly, there was a bit of a wait for our food, but every dish that arrived was exceptional, making the wait absolutely worth it. We…

  • A Simple Taco at Carnitas el Güero Lavariega

    A Simple Taco at Carnitas el Güero Lavariega

    Our next stop was a delightful contrast: Carnitas el Güero Lavariega. This roadside gem proves that sometimes, simplicity reigns supreme. Here, we experienced the essence of Mexican street food with their basic carnitas tacos. The beauty of these tacos lies in their straightforward, unpretentious nature. Each bite was a burst of traditional flavors, with perfectly…

  • Oaxacking Tour Adventure

    Oaxacking Tour Adventure

    Today, we joined the Oaxacking tour, an experience we learned about through a friend’s glowing recommendation. To prep ourselves, we watched “Somebody Feed Phil” on Netflix, getting a tantalizing preview of what awaited us. Our first stop was Cocina De Humo, helmed by Chef Thalía Barrios. It’s also a pottery shop. The ambiance was intimate.…

  • Savoring Yucatecan Delights for dinner

    Savoring Yucatecan Delights for dinner

    La Chaya Maya, known for its authentic local dishes, offered a journey through traditional Mayan flavors, highlighted by dishes like Poc Chuc, Cochinita Pibil, and Salbutes. When we are awaiting for our food, we are treated with chips: Our Poc Chuc was so good!. The term ‘poc’ in Mayan language means ‘to roast,’ reflecting the…

  • Authentic Yucatecan Flavors at Wayan’e

    Authentic Yucatecan Flavors at Wayan’e

    We went to Wayan’e which is a hidden gem for authentic Yucatecan cuisine. We had Tacos Huevos con Chaya which is a breakfast taco with a blend of scrambled eggs and Chaya, a native Yucatecan leaf similar to spinach. The fresh, earthy flavor of Chaya, combined with the fluffy eggs wrapped in a soft tortilla,…