Go Crazy for Foodie Travel in Yucatan & Riviera Maya

Posted January 8, 2014 by LocoGringo in Food & Drink,Loco Adventures,Mexican Culture,Mexican Recipes,Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Services

Food Travel in the Riviera Maya

Foodies from around the world have discovered that the Yucatan and the Riviera Maya are great destinations to experience food created by some really inspiring chefs. If you are crazy for cooking or just enjoy eating really great Mexican food, take home more than just memories of your Mexico vacation, take home new kitchen skills and a knowledge of Mexico's fascinating culinary history. What better place to take a cooking class than the country with a cuisine that has been dubbed by UNESCO a...

Cocina Navidad – Holiday Recipes from Riviera Maya

Posted December 11, 2013 by LocoGringo in Food & Drink,Mexican Culture,Mexican Recipes

Holiday recipes from Cancun

Nothing brings people together for the holidays like the promise of good food, and here in Mexico, the Christmas holidays are more about family and food than anything else. We hope you are spending your holidays with us here on the coast, but if not, maybe you would like to bring a little bit of Mexico into your home this season with recipes from our Loco Gringo family. If you decide to try your hand at any of these recipes, let us know how they turn out. Enjoy! Ponche 4 liters of...

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Holiday treats!

Posted December 5, 2013 by LocoGringo in Food & Drink,Mexican Culture,Mexican Recipes,Riviera Maya Photos

Holiday treats in the Riviera Maya

These little bite-sized beauties are called Mexican wedding cookies, but they are on every Mexican holiday table too. Pistachios, butter, powdered sugar, more butter...they just melt in your mouth. Try your hand at some Mexican holiday recipes.

Riviera Maya Vacation Tip – Try Noche Buena Beer

Posted December 4, 2013 by LocoGringo in Food & Drink,Mexican Recipes,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips

Holiday beer in Riviera Maya, Mexico

Each holiday season, us locals look forward to the arrival of Noche Buena (Christmas Eve) cerveza. This smooth, rich amber beer with a hint of carmel is present at all of the Riviera Maya holiday parties! You can find Noche Buena in Oxxo and most of the local grocery stores, but it will only be here for the holidays. Like sangria? Check out our holiday recipe.

Yucatan Photo of the Day – Huevos Motuleños – Buenos Dias!

Posted October 10, 2013 by LocoGringo in Food & Drink,Mexican Culture,Mexican Recipes,Riviera Maya Photos


You will find huevos motuleños on any Riviera Maya or Yucatan restaurant breakfast menu. This classic from Motul, Yucatan is a favorite with locals and even better when served with fried plantains. Find a Yucatecan breakfast near your hotel or villa.

A day at Los Dos cooking school in Merida

Posted February 4, 2005 by LocoGringo in Food & Drink,Mexican Recipes

los dos cooking school in merida

In December I had the unusual opportunity to take a cooking class with Los Dos in the colonial city of Merida, Yucatan. I had been interested in learning something about authentic Yucatecan cooking for a long time since it's my favorite style of Mexican food. David Sterling, the chef and proprietor of Los Dos, teaches one and two day cooking classes, and I decided to enroll in a one day class. After morning coffee and pastries by the Los Dos pool our class started with David's introduction...