Five Chefs in one magnificent Yucatecan gastronomic event

Next Saturday September 2, at the famous restaurant La Tradición, a magnificent gastronomic event will take place. A five course meal complemented with Mexican wine, tequila and xtabentun. Each plate will be made by a different chef, all of them highly recognized in the Yucatan Peninsula.   (Photo: Jorge Barrera, The Yucatan Times) The meal More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, August 24th, 2017

New Starbucks to open in Centro’s Gran Hotel Merida

Mérida’s Centro will have a branch of the well-known coffee chain Starbucks, which will be located on the ground floor of the Gran Hotel Mérida, in the Parque Hidalgo located at 60th Street at 59th Street. The More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, August 21st, 2017

World Bread Congress to be “baked” in Merida

The best bakers in the world will gather in the city to strengthen the industry…. MERIDA — In October, the 77th edition of the World Bread Congress will be “baked” in Merida, an event that More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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Mexico mulls importing avocados due to high prices of domestic produce

The growing global appetite for avocados has been blamed for a litany of sorrows, from self-inflicted stab wounds to stopping young people from buying their own homes, according to The Guardian. But in Mexico, More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Five cafes in Yucatan that everyone should know

If you are visiting the fabulous Yucatán and you are also a coffee lover, this is an article you must read, because in this note TYT brings you, according to the website Matador Network, 5 amazing and must-visit More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Tortillas are essential icon in Mexican gastronomy

El Universal brings us an interesting article about one of the most exquisite and essential Mexican gastronomy icons: Tortillas.  “And thus they found the food, and this was what entered into the flesh of More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Health benefits of avocados, proven by science

The average avocado is nutrient dense, delicious, and will clock in at about 140 calories. With this comes 14 grams of fat – roughly 70 percent of the calorie content. In these calories are an incredible balance More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, July 24th, 2017

Today is National Tequila Day, why not celebrate with the world’s best tequila?

SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, Guanajuato — It’s no wonder San Miguel del Allende in Guanajuato was named this year’s best city in the world by the readers of Travel + Leisure. The Mexican city’s art galleries More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

Xcalachén Chicharra Festival to repeat in 2017

According to information obtained from El Diario de Yucatán newspaper, Mayor Mauricio Vila Dosal announced that due to the tremendous success the first edition of the Xcalachén Chicharra Festival, an initiative More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Mérida included in network of world’s top gastronomic cities

The French network Délice, created in 2007, integrates the city of Merida in its list of gastronomic cities that work to share themes and practices in everything related to food. The jury voted unanimously to include More...