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Gastronomy

Gastronomy, Healthy body, healthy planet

100% Natural Mérida

15 years ago one of the first restaurants to offer healthy delicious options arrived in Mérida: 100% natural, originally from the beautiful beach port of Acapulco and famous because of…

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Gastronomy, This month's 5 featured restaurants

Mérida Cafés II

This month we’d like to take you on the second tour of the Mérida café scene. There are more and more options every day, all easy to get to and…

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Gastronomy, It's very yucatecan

Yucatecan Sauces, Add More Flavor to Your Food

If there is something that distinguishes Yucatecan cuisine, it is its great variety of dishes and its incomparable flavor. This is largely due to the ingredients used to prepare them…

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“Pib” Season

One of the most eagerly awaited traditions by Yucatecans are the “pibes” (or “mucbipollos”) that are prepared for Hanal Pixán (Day of the Dead). This very special chicken dish is…

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Gastronomy

Tikin Xiik’, A Maya Culinary Story

Our cover this month is a beautiful photo of a classic example of Yucatecan gastronomy: the fish dish Tikin Xiik’. We are honored to be able to publish this photo…

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Domo Gelato, A Journey of Flavors

More than 10 years ago, a special place opened its doors that won the hearts (and the tummies) of visitants and Yucatecans alike, where your soul was moved with each…

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Seafood at the Beach

Fresh fish, shrimps, octopus, lobster, snails, and many other delicious seafood delights await you all along the Yucatecan coast. In this edition we decided to bring you a list of…

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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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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 2016 on Calle 60, just one block from the popular Santa Lucía park in Mérida’s Centro. It is a gastronomic and cultural…

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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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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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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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