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Zocalo explores Mexican regional dishes

Restaurant review: Oaxaca shines at Zocalo in Metairie


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Location: LA-New Orleans

Story Date: 9/3/2018

Publisher: The Advocate   

Author: Helen Freund

When Edgar Caro was in the final stages of opening his restaurant Zocalo earlier this year, he knew Oaxaca would be the starting point. It was there that a group of cooks — mostly women — taught Caro how to make mole, the region’s most celebrated dish. The inky, chili-tinged sauce is thickened with nuts and seeds and is variously loved, hated and misunderstood.

Place Category: Food & Drink

Story Category: Review of a Place

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