Roasted grasshoppers, or chapulines, are a spicy and salty snack enjoyed in Oaxaca. In the markets women with big canvas bags full will sell you this cheap snack that goes well with tequila or mezcal.
About the author: After traveling on her own for three or four years, Chaya met up with Wade Shepard, the editor of VagabondJourney.com. They were married in 2009, and continue to travel the world together with their young daughter. From time to time Chaya blogs about family travel and life on the road.