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Stop the presses!! Breaking culinary news out of Puerto Morelos!! Entrepreneur Catriona Brown (The Little Mexican Cooking School and Casa Caribe B&B) and Chef John Gray (John Gray's Kitchen and John Gray's Merida) are partnering up in May this year! Read More...
I just got a heads up from one our favorite local fishing guides that there is a great Spring Special in effect offering a nice discount for all Fishing, Snorkeling and Exploration excursions. Read More...
Taking the time to enjoy local cuisine on your vacation gives you a greater understanding and appreciation for the culture of the country you're visiting. Food is one of the ways that people interact across cultural divides. Read More...
Loyal UNO to Go fans need not despair! In order to serve the needs of her regular UNO to Go friends and customers, Susan is still filling pre-orders from a limited menu. Appetizers, meals, snacks and deserts can still be ordered with 24 hour notice and will be available for pick-up from the store. Great news for the rest of us, also struggling to get through high season! Read More...
For years, residents and visitors to the Riviera Maya have been enjoying the fabulous cuisine and hospitality of Chef John Gray. His restaurants have achieved local and international recognition and earned the prolific Chef numerous awards and accolades. Now, you can enjoy the same great food and service in the privacy of your own home or vacation rental! Read More...
Coty Villareal has made a quite a splash in our culinary community since beginning her top notch cooking classes to Playa del Carmen. This week Coty invited her friends and supporters for an Open House to inaugurate the new "Breakfast and Deli" at Co.Cos Cocina Cosmopolita where she will be serving breakfast and lunch. Read More...
Fume Blanc? Any idea what it is exactly? I didn’t until just a few years ago. In a nutshell, Fume Blanc is a marketing term conceived of and utilized by the late great Robert Mondavi to sell a rather fine batch of Sauvignon Blanc, a grape much maligned in the United States until the 1970′s. Despite the fact that wine lovers had been buying and loving Loire Valley Pouilly Fume for decades (made from the exact same varietal) attempts to successfully market and sell this particular grape had fallen flat. A clever play on Sauvignon Blanc and Pouilly Fume, this “new” wine, Fume Blanc, was an immediate hit in the wine world and Mr. Mondavi had a home run with his first bottling, way back in 1968! Read More...
Confession: I am a cork dork. I love wine. I love drinking it, I love reading about it and (often to the dismay of my friends) I love talking about it. In a previous life, I had the great pleasure of working for a very discriminating wine importer and distributor in New York. I had the opportunity to visit vineyards, meet with wine makers and taste some of the finest wines in the world. I have been spoiled. Read More...