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The flavors of Oaxaca & a good view to boot

La Oaxaquita, a small, relatively new restaurant on the periphery of the immensely popular plaza outside the neogothic Expiatorio church in central Guadalajara, promises to notch up the quality of food offered around one of the city’s jewels.

A nugget of Greek cuisine in downtown Guadalajara

Emblazoned with an oversize blue and white flag and a welcome sign in Greek letters, the new restaurant Delfos, although tiny (four tables), is not hard to spot. It peeks out from a plain facade on Pino Suarez midway between Guadalajara’s downtown cathedral and Mercado Alcalde to the north.

Whimsical exhibit on Guadalajara food creates tempest in a teapot

Anyone who knows a lifelong Guadalajara resident well enough to understand the obscure word describing them (Tapatío or Tapatía) also knows how, shall we say, passionate they can be in embracing the city’s typical cuisine, very little of which, incidentally, is found in eateries of haute cuisine.

The art of traditional French cuisine – a la económica

In Guadalajara, a city fairly well endowed with authentic French restaurants, what can the new Frenchman on the block offer patrons — both the legions who flock to myriad establishments at midday to gobble down traditional comida corrida (a complete, fast dinner) for around 50 pesos and the few who patronize the city’s handful of French, haute cuisine establishments?