During the 70s, many young Yucatecan migrated to another countries in search of better opportunities, and hoping to build a prosperous future and a better life for their families and themselves.
But while most migrated to the United States; Canek Sosa, a native of Merida, went all the way to Norway.
Four decades later, after his retirement from a Nordic company, Canec decides to head back to his natal city with a new idea in mind: To open a new and innovative food and beverage concept based on European cuisine.
Providing the Yucatecans with the opportunity to enjoy a different type of food, and to add up to the different gastronomical options that are already offered in the “White City”.
When Canek turned 23 years old, he decided to pack his belongings and travel to a first world country in search of a better quality of life. Ten years passed before the young man returned to spend some days in his homeland. He visited Yucatan a total of six times in a 41 year period, but today, he is back to stay.
Canek keeps fond of the Viking nation, inhabited for 12,000 years. There are many things that he misses about his adopted land, but probably what he misses the most is the punctuality of the Norwegians, which he says it´s incredibly hard to find in Mexico.
The “Yucatecan Viking” also mentions that he had to go through a ‘bureaucratic nightmare’ in order to open his new business. According to World Bank data, it takes 6 working days to open a business in Mexico; but in his own personal experience, “The Viking” has declared he has spent the last four months dealing with government processes and still is far from finishing with all the paperwork.
His restaurant called “Noruega” (Norway in Spanish), is small but nicely decorated, with framed landscapes of the Nordic country in large print “posters” and a capacity for 16 diners. The menu has a taste for everyone, from entrees and salads, to pizzas and of course, Norwegian dishes.
“Noruega” is located at Avenida 50 (x 53-B and 53-F), Francisco de Montejo.
more recommended stories
Rate President Donald Trump’s Job Performance
Newsmax.com, America’s leading independent news service,.
Mérida, among the 10 best cities for doing business: “Entrepeneur”
During the present municipal administration Mérida.
Trump told Shinzo: “I can hand you over ’25 million Mexicans’ to give you a taste of the migration problem”
President Donald Trump reportedly made some.
Mérida breaks ground for the new “Litoteca Nacional de Yucatán”
MÉRIDA, Yuc.- The inauguration ceremony of.
New Companions And Fun Time In Video Chat
If you are willing to find.
The Hermitage of San Dieguito in Tekax
Built 373 years ago, according to.
Mobile App Development: Step-by-Step Guide
What does it take to bring.
Profepa closed down four properties for affecting the ecosystem
The Federal Office of Environmental Protection.
InDriver, ready to rumble in Mérida!
inDriver, an online transportation service, is.
Canada, US & Mexico joint bid will host World Cup 2026
The United States, Mexico and Canada.