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Snack time: The best of Yucatán’s botanitas

While some of the snacks on offer in Yucatán are easily recognizable to newcomers, others may seem a little more exotic.

Here yet are more of Yucatán’s pan dulce, explained

We are back with 10 more delicious treats straight from Mérida’s best bakeries.

We ate all this pastry to write the ultimate guide to...

People in Yucatán — and across Mexico for that matter — love pan dulce. You would be hard-pressed to find someone in Yucatán who does not enjoy starting its day off with a nice fresh concha or hojaldra, at least once in a while.

The wonderful world of pitaya in Yucatán

Pitaya will soon be plentiful in Yucatan, ready for everything from cheesecake to daiquiris.

Food vendors at Mérida en Domingo make their comeback after a...

Mérida en Domingo vendors in front of the Catherdal in 2019. Photo: Lee Steele After a year’s absence,...

Film crew from China documents the secrets of traditional Yucatecan cuisine

A Chinese production team spent a week in Tekax capturing the experience of the Chab family. Photo: Courtesy

A chicken for every pot, plus eggs, for struggling families

Many households in Yucatán supplement store-bought produce with fruits and vegetables grown in back yards. Photo: File Yucatan's...

Viewers in Yucatán quick to make fun of botched papadzules

Chef Mariano Sandoval's grey papdzules did not impress yucatecos. Photo: File When a chef on a national TV...

Mérida leads way on an initiative to reduce food waste

This is what Mérida looks like under millions of tons of North America's food waste. Rendering courtesy: CEC.org

Slow Food MSM north of Centro

In Parque Gonzálo Guerrero, across from the Montejo prep school campus on Calle 60, one of Mérida's two Slow Food markets sets up every Saturday.

Slow Food loses 1/3 of its vendors as a new market...

A new Slow Food market has appeared north of the Centro, comprising about a third of the original mercado’s vendors. Photo:...

Refettorio Mérida finally opens, feeding the hungry in a reclaimed mansion

One of the worlds top chefs has opened a restaurant in Merida, but it’s aimed at feeding the hungry, not the...

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.