March 26, 2019

Tacos Al Pastor is One of the Best Foods in the World

Tacos al pastor were recently named one of the world’s best foods, according to a group of internationally-renowned gastronomic experts and chefs. Conducted by Taste Atlas, […]
February 27, 2019

Feast on What’s New and Exciting at Cetli Restaurant

I drank fire the first time I visited Cetli Restaurant in Tulum in 2016. Cetli specializes in gourmet, Mexican cuisine and is beloved by locals and […]
November 21, 2018

How to Discover a Taste of Authentic Mexico at Lina’s Kitchen

Cooking in Lina’s Mexican Kitchen in Tulum is like preparing and sharing a meal with a favorite aunt, one who knows secrets about life and making […]
February 5, 2018
Our favorites from the Riviera Maya

Free Download Fun: Eat Your Way Through the Riviera Maya

Our most popular blog posts on the Local Scoop blog are our recipes, recipes inspired by living in the Riviera Maya. Part of every travel experience […]
December 19, 2017
Manjar Blanco Restaurant, Merida Yucatan

The Best of the Yucatan is Marinated, Sauteed, Smoked Then Devoured

Manjar Blanco Restaurant opened in Merida, Yucatan in November 2011. It was a dream come true for Miriam Peraza Rivero, owner, founder, and a real “Cocinera […]
October 31, 2016

Traditional Day of the Dead Recipe and Foods

It seems Day of the Dead is going mainstream. I just saw Sugar Skull cakes, Marigold martinis, Apple Habanero Margaritas (?), Skull cookies and Catrina costumes […]
October 28, 2016

Life And Death Festival-Cultural Epicness At Xcaret

One of the best things about this beautiful area is that everybody feels welcomed no matter what their traditions are. We have travelers wanting to celebrate […]
October 10, 2016

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving – Add These Mexican Recipes to Your Turkey Dinner!

If you decided to celebrate the Canadian Thanksgiving in Mexico, good move. If your Riviera Maya holiday is later this year or in early 2017, why […]
September 30, 2016
Cilantro Pesto Recipe

Chefs Secret Revealed – Grouper with a Fresh Cilantro Pesto

I love pesto and have only had the traditional Italian Basil Pesto on homemade pasta. The other day I was invited up to Puerto Morelos for […]
September 15, 2016

Celebrate El Grito-Mexican Independence Day

If you happen to be in Riviera Maya at this moment, consider yourself very lucky. This date in Mexico has a special meaning for all of […]
July 15, 2016
The Art of Flan in Mexico - A Trusted and Treasured Dessert

The Art of Flan in Mexico – A Trusted and Treasured Dessert

Well we have Hernán Cortés to blame for flan, as he was the one that brought this Roman dessert to the New World in the early […]
July 1, 2016
Mexican Recipes for a Summer BBQ

Mexican Recipes for a Summer BBQ

There is nothing better than an evening summer BBQ to spice things up. We have some favorite Mexican recipes that are always a hit with friends […]
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