Mezcal

Dining with Dave… The Taste of Mexico

Start with a great base of restauranteurs who love the traditional flavors of Mexico.  Add a few spicy newcomers to the mix and then sprinkle in some mezcal to balance the tequileros and what have you got? The Taste of Mexico, direct from Los Angeles each October.The Taste is actually […]

Dining with Dave… El Naranjo, Austin, Texas

In May of 2006, school teachers in Oaxaca City staged a protest to demand higher wages.  What was originally a peaceful demonstration soon turned into a 6 month nightmare for businesses, tourism and the many people who made their living in the service industry of this United National World Heritage City. One […]

Dining with Dave… Casa Oaxaca

A while back I had the pleasure of taking my wife to one of the best and most acclaimed restaurants in Oaxaca City… Casa Oaxaca.  Casa Oaxaca is on all the must visit lists for people wanting to experience the gastronomy of this great city. Chef Alejandro Ruiz has definitely […]

An Afternoon with Alberto Morales

Had a great day with one of the premier Maestro Mezcaleros in Oaxaca, Alberto Morales of San Dionesio Ocotepec.  I got to sample a wonderful selection of mezcals from around Mexico and even preview a new special edition that will coming out later this year from Wahaka Mezcal. Check back […]