Mixology, Wine & Craft Beer

Yucatán Presents 2nd Edition of Gastronomic Festival

Wednesday June 28 Yucatán, a land of rich flavors and culinary traditions, is set to host the second edition of the “Sabores de Yucatán” (Flavors of Yucatán) festival from November 16th to 20th, 2023. Once again, the state will become the gastronomic epicenter of Mexico and the world, featuring prestigious events such as the Best …

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Hot Cantinas To Visit in Merida

Cantinas, bars and drinks that may seem a bit strange or let’s say unique to this country are a big part of Merida and Mexico’s nightlife. Cantinas A cantina in Mexico traditionally is a kind of bar frequented by males for drinking alcohol and eating free botanas (appetizers), and sometimes singing the blues and passing …

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Puerto Progreso: A Tourist Destination Worth Seeing

Just 30 minutes from Merida, the beach  town of Progreso will bring you a wide variety of experiences as you stroll through its picturesque streets and walk the “malecón” in a fun family atmosphere. Before leaving, we share today’s weather! PROGRESO WEATHER Before visiting Progreso for one or more days, we recommend you to bring: …

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Rosas y Xocolate & Maya de Asia: A Taste of Elegance and Gastronomy in Merida

In Merida we are having a gastronomic boom and here are two restaurants from the same company that are worth visiting when coming to town. Rosas & Xocolate Hotel Boutique and Spa Rosas & Xocolate Hotel Boutique and Spa is one of Merida’s most well-known boutique hotel because of its perfect location on Paseo de …

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Alternative Movie theater and Live Music and Good Food at Gabbo’s Bar & Grill 

Gabbo’s Bar and Grill  & 2001 Cinema Alternativo is a small movie theater that has brought life back to the neighborhood of Itzimna! Downstairs is Gabbo’s restaurant with quite an extensive menu of Mexican food. They have a bar and a large outdoor area where you can hear live music starting at 9pm Wed-Saturday. For this …

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MID City Local Craft Beer Favorite Taproom: Cuerno de Toro

I first tried Cuerno de Toro at a Club Sibarita beer tasting event in 2017. Their oatmeal stout was featured in the tasting and it was quite a hit among the guests. It is a full bodied stout with a touch of chocolate that reminded me of curling up by the Christmas tree during the …

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Paseo de Montejo’s Cultural Corner: Matilda & La Bottega

Paseo Montejo and Calle 29, one our favorite corners for art, culture, gifts and wine Matilda Concept Store and La Bottega restaurant and wine store are tucked into one of my favorite corners on Paseo de Montejo. Located just one block from the iconic Monumento a la Patria, both places opened their door about a …

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Hanal Pixan Festival of Animas, Culture & Gastronomy

October 27th 6:30pm Hanal Pixan Festival of Animas Night with Film Director Miguel Ventura: Gastronomy, Film and Culture Wednesday, October 27th 6:30pm MID CityBeat, Teya Viva Restaurant and Cine Janal are hosting a night of culture, gastronomy and film to celebrate Hanal Pixan Festival of Animas.  In a non-pandemic year, Hanal Pixan (Day of the Dead …

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MID City’s Top Picks for Gourmet Dining in Centro

MID City’s Top Picks for Gourmet Dining in Merida, Centro Merida has become a wonderland for the foodie and in the historic Centro, you have a variety of places to find some awesome cuisine. The time of Covid19 has been difficult for everyone, but these are some of our favorite fine dining restaurants the have …

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