Crave readers travel with verve and you never know where one of our readers might pop up. We are traveling with you and are creating some simple guides to the best hotels (all budgets) and restaurants (again, we span the budgetary lines).
Today we visit Oaxaca. Oaxacan food is no secret. Even if you’ve never been to Mexico, you’ve probably heard that the food in Oaxaca (pronounced wa-ha-ka) represents some of the very best in traditional Mexican cuisine. Like Puebla, Mexico City, Guadalajara, and Merida, Oaxaca is one of the top food destinations in Mexico.
Negra Modelo has long been the dark beer alternative for Mexican beer drinkers. It is a dark lager with some fascinating and complex flavors. If you’re looking for a rich beer to pair with a good meal—Mexican or otherwise—this is a fantastic choice.
2017 has shown its share of disasters and Urban Taco in Uptown wishes to help out in a way they only could imagine: with tacos. Urban Taco will be selling their tacos for $4 on October 4th to celebrate National Taco Day. In conjunction with this promotion (for each taco sold) $2 of the proceeds will be donated to Fundacion Carlos Slim in Mexico, to assist in earthquake disaster relief.
Co-owner Markus Pineyro will be visiting a branch of the Fundacion
in Mexico, and will also be matching 5 pesos for every peso donated.
Urban Taco – 3411 McKinney Avenue location ALL DAY/NIGHT during regular business hours on Oct 4th.
Tonight, immediately following the Chiapas International 10th Anniversary Gala, a new young professionals group called Chiapas Connectors will take over the space with live music by Emerald City, open bar, a birthday cake and ice cream bar, and a World Market featuring international vendors.
Chiapas Connectors is a committee of young professionals dedicated to furthering the mission of Chiapas International in the DFW community through outreach and fundraising. Members are emerging community leaders with international and philanthropic interests and a passion for breaking the cycle of poverty through the use of microfinance loans and other anti-poverty solutions. Chiapas International, formerly known as The Chiapas Project, is celebrating their 10-year anniversary tonight at a gala dinner preceding the Connectors’ party. Since its inception in 2003 Chiapas International has raised more than $6 million and has helped more than 300,000 women and their families in seven countries take the first step out of poverty. Continue reading →
The ultra premium tequila brand Clase Azul recently celebrated 15 years of being in business. In planning the event, the creative and business management of the company went back to first principles. They stood for authenticity, supporting the traditional crafts of Mexico, and acting in a sustainable manner. For example, every bottle of Clase Azul is different, because it is hand made. Over 100 artisans in a single town mold, paint and decorate each bottle. Non toxic ceramic paints and hand made brushes are the tools and equipment, and each bottle takes a full two weeks to complete. The final article is a work of art and if you buy a bottle start your own collection. Continue reading →