Extraordinary meals at Poleo & Origen (in my un/biased opinion)
Food Travel America / Mexico / Peak Experience

Extraordinary meals at Poleo & Origen (in my un/biased opinion)

I knew before going on this trip to Mexico that I wanted to focus my thoughts and draw a line in the sand between objective and emotional enthusiasm.  Over the years, I’ve written high praise for Chef Rodolfo Castellanos and his restaurant Origen in Oaxaca. There have been many posts, not just about his food and restaurants, … Continue reading

Celebrating Oaxaca (Part 2)
Mexico / Perfect Days

Celebrating Oaxaca (Part 2)

The second day of festivities to celebrate Origen’s 6th & Los Danzante’s 20th Anniversaries started Saturday morning. I was invited to attend the daytime activities for the Chefs, other special guests and attending media. Omar, aka “Oaxacking” gave me very little details as to what we’d be doing for the day, only a “just come, you’ll enjoy”. … Continue reading

Celebrating Oaxaca – Origen’s 6th Anniversary (Part 1)
Mexico

Celebrating Oaxaca – Origen’s 6th Anniversary (Part 1)

One of the many things I appreciate about the people I’ve met in Oaxaca is that they celebrate special occasions, (big and small) with gusto. Their enthusiasm reminds me of something my Great Uncle Arthur once shared with me. He stressed the importance of celebrating milestones because, without recognition, life can easily pass you by.  That … Continue reading