Posted by: Jena Davison | February 10, 2012

The Many Colors of Mercado Iñaquito

Heaps of Huevos

Piles of Papas

Spice Up Your Life

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Taste the Rainbow


Fruit For All

Bananas for Bananas

Meat and Greet

A Taste of Tradition

Pig Out

All photos were taken by Jena Davison at Mercado Iñaquito in Quito, Ecuador.  © All Rights Reserved 2012.

Mercado Iñaquito is located in the North of Quito, near the Trole Stop “La Y.” It is an excellent peek into everyday city life in Quito, and a cheap place to stock up on fresh fruits and veggies,  herbs and spices, meat and fish. Even if you have already done your weekly grocery shopping elsewhere, Iñaquito is also a fun place to sample traditional food, such as hornado (roasted pig) with llapingachos (fried potato pancakes with cheese) and avocado, or several different fish soups. However, eat as your own risk; market atmospheres aren’t exactly known for their cleanliness.


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