Customer Spotlight: Oyamel-Cocina Mexicana

Written by Cafe Campesino on Nov 1, 2004 in Customer Spotlight, NEWSLETTER |

Café Campesino is thrilled to welcome Oyamel — Cocina Mexicana to the Café Campesino family. This spectacular 160-seat restaurant, located in Crystal City, Virginia, draws its menu from pre-Hispanic, colonial and modern traditions reflecting the rich culinary heritage of Mexico. To complement its cuisine, Oyamel features a world-class selection of tequilas, mescals, liqueurs, quality Mexican wines by the glass and bottle and Café Campesino’s fair trade, organic coffee from the Mut Vitz Cooperative in Chiapas Mexico.

Café Campesino is proud to be associated with Oyamel, not only because of its extraordinary cuisine but also because of its active commitment to a variety of relevant social issues, including Fair Trade. Named after a coniferous pine tree native to Mexico, Oyamel represents the important Mexican Oyamel Forests, which are an essential haven for the migration of the Monarch Butterfly. Oyamel also supports a number of organizations, including: The Michoacan Reforestation Fund, the Children’s National Medical Center and Human Rights Watch.

If you live in the Washington D.C. area or are passing through, we strongly recommend that you dine at Oyamel, located at 2250 Crystal Drive in Arlington, Virginia — Oyamel is open for lunch and dinner Monday through Friday and Dinner only on Saturday and Sunday. Their telephone number is (703) 413.2288.

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