Mayan culinary culture is still alive in the XXI Century through ‘Dzotobichay’ or “Brazo de Reina”

“Although tamales come originally from other parts of our country, the “brazo de reina” (queen’s arm), better known in Maya as “dzotobichay” is perhaps one of the best examples that represent the adaptation of the Mayan culinary culture to such a popular dish from Central Mexico”, said the Yucatecan chef Pedro Evia More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, January 14th, 2018

Once again, “Avocados From Mexico” return to the Super Bowl

Avocados From Mexico is returning to the Super Bowl for the fourth consecutive year, continuing its effort to stick out in people’s minds as they’re busy sticking chips into bowls of guacamole. The Mexican More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Jigote: a Cuban dish that you must taste…

Some readers have asked us to dedicate some post to Cuban food. To do this, we asked one of our collaborators of Cuban ancestry to do us the favor of sharing a recipe with us. For the above, he called the big guns More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Yucatecan restauranteus fear the growth of franchises

From 2016 to date, this type of business increased 20% in the state capital. Merida Yucatan.- The installation of international franchises has increased 20% in the city of Merida compared to 2016, which although More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 31st, 2017

Meridanos decide to welcome the New Year in restaurants and nightclubs

Unlike in previous years, many Yucatecan families decided to skip the hustle and bustle of preparing New Year’s dinner and made reservations to receive 2018 in restaurants, hotels and social clubs, enterpreneurs More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 26th, 2017
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Augmented and virtual reality will reshape the food industry

According to Jenny Dorsey from TechCrunch, augmented and virtual reality will reshape the food industry. Augmented reality content can be found on everything from wine bottles to IKEA’s catalog and virtual reality More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Yucatan Peninsula against transgenic products for better honey production

Bees pollinate 71 of the 100 species of crops in the world, but climate change, pesticides and parasites are exterminating them. To obtain a kilo of honey, a bee makes an average of 200 thousand flights… MERIDA More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Should Americans worry about tainted alcohol on Mexican vacations?

CANCUN – All-inclusive resorts along Mexico’s Caribbean coast are popular with Americans, and high tourist season there was just getting started in mid-November, but the death of an American following her vacation More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, December 16th, 2017


Christmas time in Mexican culture is about our loved ones. That is why food plays such an important part of the festivities. It is a feast that begins in the eyes with its vibrant colors, through the mouth and soul More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 15th, 2017

Tulum restaurant offers “campfire food” on beachfront strip

TULUM, Q. Roo — Before opening Safari in 2015, owner Luis Aguilar commanded the kitchen at Manhattan taco chainlet Tacombi. Now back on home turf, Aguilar has opened an outdoor restaurant along Tulum’s More...