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Gastronomy

Gastronomy, It's very yucatecan

Cantina Tour in Mérida

If you are looking for a relaxed ambience, typical Yucatecan food and snacks, and all kinds of drinks accompanied by live music, you will surely want to visit some of…

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Colonial Cities, Gastronomy

An Iconic Recipe: Behind the Scenes in Izamal

When you discover a new destination, gastronomy always plays a big role; and Yucatán is well known for its cuisine. There are many regional dishes including Cochinita Pibil, Relleno Negro,…

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Gastronomy

Chef David Sterling (1951 – 2016)

It is with tremendous sadness that we report that the founder of Los Dos Cooking School, David Sterling, passed away in November. His Yucatecan cuisine cooking classes were adored by…

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Gastronomy, It's very yucatecan

Yucatecan Artisan Beer: Cheers!

In recent years, more and more beverage producers in Yucatán have branched into artisan beer production, joining brands from Tijuana, Aguascalientes, Guadalajara, and México City. We are, of course, a…

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Gastronomy, Traveling & Getting around

Mercado 60

Mercado 60 opened its doors in May of this year on Calle 60, just one block from the popular Santa Lucía park in Mérida’s Centro. It is a gastronomic and…

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Gastronomy

Gastronomy Tour

Visiting Yucatán means discovering its architecture, history, and walking its streets, as well as tasting its gastronomy, one of the most delicious and known worldwide. Whether you enjoy it in…

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Gastronomy, Shopping

Ki’XOCOLATL

Are you a chocolate lover? If so, we have the perfect place for you. The magic started in 2002 when Stephanie Verbrugge and Matheiu Bress opened Ki’XOCOLATL. During the pre-Hispanic…

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Chaya maya nutritivo
Gastronomy, It's very yucatecan

Delicious, Healthy Chaya

A native plant of southeastern México and Central America, chaya is a wild plant that grows just as easily in the patios of many homes. From Pre-Hispanic times, the Maya…

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Gastronomy

Vegan Options in Mérida: LoQueHay Café

LoQueHay Café (“lo que hay” means “what there is”) is a vegan restaurant located on the tropical pool patio of Mérida’s first vegan hotel: MedioMundo. The restaurant serves rotating international dinners from Tuesdays through Saturdays including…

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Gastronomy

Yucatecan baguette, more than just bread

A visit to Yucatán wouldn’t be complete without tasting one of our local baguettes, known locally as “pan francés” or “barra”. Try the sweet version, with butter and sugar and…

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Gastronomy

Terramaya Orgánica – Organic Chicken

Founded by a group of visionary Yucatecan entrepreneurs, Terramaya Orgánica is the first certified organic chicken producer in México. Terramaya’s mission is to produce food in a sustainable manner, in…

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Gastronomy

Flavors of Yucatán: Fried Fish

By Juan Manuel Mier y Terán Calero, Director, Yucatán Today It is customary on the Yucatecan coast, indeed in coastal towns throughout the peninsula, to eat delicious fried fish. Of…

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Gastronomy

Chile Habanero: Fiery Delight for the Palate

Yucatán is known all over the world not only for its archaeological sites, but also for its culinary tradition. No mention of Yucatecan cuisine would be complete without mentioning the…

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Gastronomy, Traditions

An Ice-cold Icon: Sorbetería Colón

Without a doubt, an emblematic figure in Mérida since 1907 is Sorbetería Colón, which continues to captivate visitors and locals with its delicious ice cream, in various locations around town….

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Ecology, Gastronomy, Living in Yucatán

Vegetarian, Vegan, Organic Restaurants in Mérida

Avocado Vegetariano Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurant Delivery Tel: (999) 923 4040 Lateral Periférico, 100 meters from Harley Davidson. Pet Friendly 8:30 am – 4:00 pm Monday to Sunday Instagram: @avocadovegetariano…

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Gastronomy

Celebrating their 1st Anniversary: Apoala Mexican Cuisine

To live an experience of flavors, aromas, and textures of the Mexican gastronomic culture, particularly that of Oaxaca, is the touch which has distinguished the haute cuisine concept of Apoala…

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Gastronomy

Cerveza Ceiba: Authentic Yucatecan Beer

Yucatán has always been a land of rich culture, traditions and gastronomy. Cerveza CEIBA has decided to recapture the wonderful tradition of producing Yucatecan beer, recovering little by little the…

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Gastronomy

A Day at Los Dos Yucatecan Cooking School

Chef David Sterling’s cooking school is on the “must-do” list of many discerning travelers, who actually plan their trips around his available class dates. His authoritative and comprehensive cookbook on…

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