Meat Dishes in Markets, Restaurants in Oaxaca: Glossary of Terms

Here’s an explanation of some common culinary terms, essentials when ordering meat (carne) in Oaxaca, whether at high end restaurants, middle-of-the-road lunchtime haunts for tourists and locals, comedors featuring a comida corrida, the markets, the city’s plethora of street stands, or roadside eateries throughout Oaxaca’s central valleys. One might ask why the need for a…