May 2, 2017

How Community Works in the Riviera Maya

One reason people love the Riviera Maya is the sense of and participation in community. Whether you are a local or a visitor, community is what […]
April 26, 2017
Cristobal Tamariz

The Chemistry of Flavors with Chef Cristobal Tamariz

My guest on today’s podcast, Cristobal Tamariz, is the owner of Riviera Maya Food Tours. Cristobal believes the best way to preserve a country’s culture is […]
April 18, 2017

Restaurant Review – Café Sahara at Jashito Hotel Soliman Bay

Breakfast alert! If you are looking for a beach-side leisurely breakfast with all the fixings, Sahara Café could be your spot. Breakfast out is a luxury […]
April 7, 2017

The History of the Empanada – Happy Empanada Day!

Did you know that every single country in the world has their unique version of the empanada? Did you know that the first evidence of a […]
February 3, 2017

Los Dos Cooking School in Merida – Changing of the Guards/Chefs

In November we wrote about a good friend who we lost in this world, Chef David Sterling, the owner and teacher at Los Dos Cooking School. […]
June 3, 2016
Exotic Feasts in the Riviera Maya

Exotic Feasts in the Riviera Maya – What’s Your Desired Dish

Hmmm. Exotic. What is exotic for one person could be normal food fare for another. This is an interesting topic, and came up the other day […]
May 13, 2016
Riviera Maya Foodies Diary

A Page from a Riviera Maya Foodies Diary

So we decided the other day to take a little tour around Playa del Carmen and eat Mexican Food all morning and into the early afternoon. […]
March 4, 2016
Chapulines

Will Travel For Food – This Dish is Worth Traveling For!

I will admit. I have avoided this dish for decades, I mean for decades! But a few weeks ago, with five other girlfriends, we decided to […]
January 8, 2014

Go Crazy for Foodie Travel in Yucatan & 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. […]
November 12, 2013
Taste of Playa Food Festival in Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Taste of Playa 2013

The much anticipated Riviera Maya food festival, Taste of Playa, which is held in Playa del Carmen, Mexico is happening November 24, 2013 from 3PM to […]
October 4, 2013
Shrinp tacos in the Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Shrimp Tacos – It’s National Taco Day!

There is no doubt, this traditional dish is an icon of Mexico! Americans have come to love tacos so much, they gave the taco it’s own […]
May 27, 2013

Riviera Maya Travel Tip – Sunday is Cochinita Day in Akumal. Get it While it’s Good!

Sundays are my favorite day of the week. I still have 24 hours before work Monday morning, it’s my beach day and, best of all, it […]
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