Las Vegas Restaurant Week 2018

Three Square Food Bank presents Las Vegas Restaurant Week June 18-29, 2018. The event celebrates dining out for a cause. Hashtag: #LVRW Make reservations at award-winning restaurants and local eateries you have always wanted to try, and your meal could provide up to 18 meals to hungry people in the community. A portion of proceeds …

Netflix Faves: Phil Rosenthal’s Culinary Tour of Mexico City

Screenshot What are you watching on Netflix this month? Recommended tour of Mexico City via foodie Phil Rosenthal (@PhilRosenthal) from the Somebody Feel Phil series. Hashtag: #SomebodyFeedPhil https://www.netflix.com/title/80146601 What makes the series delightful are the variety of establishments visited, the conversations Phil has with chefs and culinary experts and the simple happiness that exudes from …

A Gathering of Oaxaca’s Traditional Cooks (2018)

Photo: Melissa Biggs April 25-28 Segundo Encuentro de Cocineras Tradicionales de Oaxaca (Second Meeting of Traditional Cooks of Oaxaca) Oaxaca City’s Plaza de la Danza hosts the Second Meeting of Traditional Cooks of the Oaxaca (Segundo Encuentro de Cocineras Tradicionales de Oaxaca). More than 50 cooks from the eight regions of the state will attend. The event coincides …

Food Notebook

Photo: Oranges Quotes about food and drink Quotes One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well. – Virginia Woolf When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading. – Henny Youngman Each gorilla has its own voice: you can really tell who’s singing, and if it’s …

Tejate

Photo: Guadalupe Juárez prepares fresh tejate Oaxaca’s traditional energy drink is tejate, ‘the drink of the gods.’ This beverage was originally served to the ruling elite of Zapotec society. Tejate is usually served in markets in lovely hand-painted, gourd bowls called jícaras. Like most Oaxacan delicacies, tejate’s ingredient list is complex. The libation is made …

Cacao

Buzzwords Cacao = beanlike seeds from which cocoa, cocoa butter, and chocolate are made The word cacao has been traced to the Olmec. The Maya continued the use and introduced this to the Aztecs who called it xocolatl, meaning ‘bitter water’ in the Nahuatl language. The Spaniards sent chocolate to Europe. It took a while …

Suspended: International Streetfood Congress = Congreso Internacional Comer En La Calle #ComerEnLaCalle

Suspended. International Streetfood Congress = Congreso Internacional Comer En La Calle If there are new dates, we will share them on this page. Key Links http://comerenlacalle.org http://comerenlacalle.org/home-en/ #ComerEnLaCalle (Facebook) #ComerEnLaCalle (Twitter) Instagram Questions How can Planeta.com assist/document the event? Planeta.com Mexico City Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities https://www.planeta.com/streetfood

La Cosecha Market Visit, November 2017

Oaxaca City – One of our favorite brick-and-mortar institutions is the beloved La Cosecha Market. Here are the photos and archived live video from Migue Márquez Today I had the opportunity to know this beautiful place and since you enter you will see a lot of smiles, kindness of flavors, colors and smells. I leave you …

World Food Day 2017

Poster October 16 is World Food Day. This year’s theme is: “Change the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development.” Hashtag: #WFD2017 Planeta.com celebrates World Food Day each year. We are inspired by the work of the FAO and welcome the opportunity to take a deep dive into timely topics. Key Links fao.org/world-food-day …