February 22, 2018

Need a reason to celebrate? It’s National Margarita Day!

Our friend, John Gray, international chef, and owner of John Gray’s Kitchen in Puerto Morelos has shared his personal Margarita recipe to get you in the […]
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 […]
January 18, 2018
Ginger Restaurant Tulum Chilaquiles

How to Do Breakfast in Tulum

It’s morning in Tulum. Do you know where your huevos rancheros are? Searching for the best place to have breakfast in Tulum can be a bit […]
January 12, 2018
Taverna Pizzeria Rissoteria Akumal

Some of the Sweetest Memories of Your Vacation are on a Plate

Sugar? Yes, please. One of the hottest spots in Riviera Maya today is Akumal, thanks to its gorgeous beaches, laid-back Caribbean vibe and of course, it’s […]
January 9, 2018

The Roots of Cooking Can be Found in the Jungle of Tulum

Dining at The Kitchen Table in Tulum is an “inside-out” gastronomic experience. Nestled in an emerald, jewel-box of trees, the restaurant is located on the “jungle […]
January 8, 2018
Amaro Restaurant Merida

The best artesian cuisine of Merida can be found in the historic part of town at Amaro Restaurant

Pizza is pizza, right? Wrong. Amaro Restaurant in Merida has created some locally inspired pizzas that bring people back again and again. I love local foods […]
January 5, 2018

Family Celebration – Three Wise Men And Rosca De Reyes

If you are not familiar with the upcoming local celebration on January 6th, we are about to spill the beans. By now we are sure you […]
August 14, 2017

The Perfect Dessert Storm – Mexican Sweet Treats Eaten Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Oh did we say a late night snack as well? If you come across a local, and suggest dessert, one word will likely be spoken – […]
July 17, 2017

Make Today Ceviche Day! Recipe Enclosed

Oh la la, fresh and glorious ceviche! I don’t think anyone needs an excuse to eat this delicious dish. Seafood could not be fresher and a […]
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 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 […]
April 4, 2017

Fabulous Easter Mexican Recipe – Chipotle Lamb Chops

Lamb is not as popular in Mexico as pork, chicken and fish, but it is used for festivals, and particularly at Easter. This lamb dish rocks […]
My Faves
Find A Place You Love