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Salbut festival in Seye celebrates food of Yucatan

Seye is holding its first-ever Salbut Festival. Photo: Courtesy Seye, Yucatan — Delicious salbutes with breaded shrimp, queso...

Vegan convenience store offers economical options

Merida's first vegan convenience store, Solara, opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday at Casa del Sol.

Where to dine out in Yucatán for Thanksgiving 2018

Finding turkey and trimmings is a challenge here — but not as much as it used to be.

‘Salt, Fat…’ author heads to Yucatán for a study in citrus

Visiting Mérida and some rural villages, an up-and-coming celebrity chef demonstrates some of Yucatán's culinary traditions to illustrate a basic cooking principle.

Thermomix comes to Yucatán after decades of cult-like status abroad

The Thermomix, a do-it-all kitchen appliance that for years has been hugely popular abroad, is now for sale in Yucatán.

‘An amalgam of South Beach meets 1950s Havana meets the Yucatán’

Mérida chef Roberto Solis has taken his Nectar magic to Atlanta, where diners are finally getting a first look — and taste — of his Yucatán-inspired cuisine.

Massimo Bottura plans chef-run soup kitchen in Mérida, salvaging food waste

One of the world's top chefs will open a refettorio in Mérida to feed chef-prepared meals to those in need.

Gran Asadero Fest

The southeast's first grilling festival, June 2 and 3 at  Jardín de Eventos Carta Clara.

Her family recipes from Yucatán, served from food truck in LA

Memories of summers in Yucatán have fed a dream to share family recipes prepared a food truck in Los Angeles.

Sibarita gastronomic festival aims to revive an after-dinner tradition

The second edition of the Club Sibarita festival will offer dinners, tastings, conferences and other activities to the White City's most enthusiastic gastronomes.

Recipe for a food festival: Tortas, food trucks and celebrity chefs

Not limited to art and theater, Mérida Fest 2018 is a magnet for celebrity chefs.

Should Mexico declare every March 1 a day for Yucatecan food?

Yucatecan cuisine should be the basis of an annual national celebration, a senator has decreed.

Food writer pronounces these to be Mérida’s 5 best restaurants

No surprises here on yet another list of the "five best restaurants in Mérida."

Mega pib ready for Day of the Dead

Can a gathering of cooks from Kanasín break its own record for the largest pib party possible?

‘Queen’ of cochinita reunites with Rick Bayless at Chicago food fest

One of Mérida's most famous proponents of Yucatecan gastronomy left her heart in Mexico while taking part in a Chicago food festival.

Yucatecan cuisine heads to Denmark for gathering of elite foodies

Packing ample samples of achiote and recado negro, the city's director of tourism heads to Denmark next weekend to join an elite network of global gourmands. 

In its 2nd year, Huevos Motuleños fair draws huge crowds

In two years, a weekend festival celebrating this city's famed breakfast dish attracted tourists from as far away as Mexico City.

Festival honors Motul’s famed huevos motuleños

A city's gift to the culinary world is being celebrated again for the second edition of the Huevos Motuleños Fair.

Gourmet fest with the flavors of Hokol Vuh

A cultural fusion at the Hacienda Aké and the hotel Rosas y Xocolate drew on gastronomic techniques from Yucatán and some of the most recognized chefs in the world.

18 top chefs gather for gastronomic festival

Eighteen of the best chefs in the world have come together to create Hokol Vuh, a gastronomic festival that has garnered international attention.

Mérida joining elite, international gastronomic club

The city is joining an international community of foodie destinations in a move approved by the majority of the mayor's council.

Family of traditional candy-makers opens shop in Centro

After four generations, a family of candy-makers has its first store in the Centro Histórico.

Annual fair aims to bring back a neighborhood’s golden years

Xcalachén, a small southwest neighborhood known for its flair with fried pork parts, will be home to an annual fair celebrating their culinary specialty.

Mérida voted best gourmet destination for 2nd time

Once again, Mérida beat out Mexico City, Puebla and Oaxaca in a readers' poll for the best gourmet destination in Mexico.