RESTAURANTS ON PUERTO VALLARTA’S MALECON WILL BEGIN REOPENING MONDAY

May 23, 2020 •Vallarta Daily News •Puerto Vallarta News After more than seven weeks of being closed, the restaurants on the Malecon in Puerto Vallarta will reopen their doors next Monday after reaching an agreement with the municipal government. Despite the reopening, the boardwalk will continue to be closed to the public until the Federal or State Government announces the new provisions. Last week, the members of the Association of Restaurants, Bars, and Shops of the Malecon, asked the municipal Read More …

Mexico’s favorite taco has immigrant roots

Something positive in this age of the lack of it. When you come to Mexico, you definitely should have a taco, no matter where you get it. Gracias y cuídate! Todd Bates   Shepherd’s tacos, commonly known as tacos al pastor. XXMAXUSXX / CC BY-SA Mexico’s favorite taco has immigrant roots Middle Eastern immigrants brought with them the technique of roasting sliced meat on a vertical spit Mexico’s most popular taco originated in the Middle East but why they should Read More …

Healthy black beans are found in many traditional dishes

Mexico Life This Black Bean Bake can be served as a hot dip or a side dish. Healthy black beans are found in many traditional dishes And they can even be used to replace some of the flour in brownies For a while I lived in Lo de Marcos, Nayarit, one of Mexico’s most productive agricultural states. Pineapples and beans are two of its biggest crops. During harvest time, big piles of dried beans are piled on sidewalks outside the Read More …

COUPLE POSTPONES WEDDING IN MEXICO DUE TO COVID-19, DELIVERS RECEPTION FOOD TO LOCAL HOSPITAL

March 30, 2020 •Vallarta Daily News •Mexico News COUPLE POSTPONES WEDDING IN MEXICO DUE TO COVID-19, DELIVERS RECEPTION FOOD TO LOCAL HOSPITAL After the contingency in Mexico, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Andrea Negrete and Gustavo Fuentes were unable to celebrate their wedding, and decided to give away their reception food to a hospital. On Sunday, around noon, the couple arrived at the hospital in an uber, got out, set up a table and the food they had planned to Read More …

FESTIVALS CELEBRATING FOOD AND HEALTH DURING THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER IN VALLARTA-NAYARIT

November 14, 2019 •Vallarta Daily News •Foodies, Local Entertainment, Puerto Vallarta News FESTIVALS CELEBRATING FOOD AND HEALTH DURING THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER IN VALLARTA-NAYARIT November is the perfect month to visit Puerto Vallarta, in the state of Jalisco, and Riviera Nayarit, in the state of Nayarit, for some much-needed TLC. As winter creeps in, Mexico’s Pacific Coast is enjoying sunny and warm weather along with 2 impressive gourmet and wellness festivals – the best way to rejuvenate after a long Read More …

Try cooking with fresh coconut: it’s plentiful, inexpensive, healthy and delicious

Fresh coconut — the taste of the tropics! Try cooking with fresh coconut: it’s plentiful, inexpensive, healthy and delicious Two dishes in which you can incorporate a delicious local ingredient By Janet Blaser Having lived in Mexico for more than a decade, I’ve learned – sometimes by choice, sometimes out of necessity — to adapt many of my favorite recipes to incorporate local ingredients. All in all, I have lots of fun in the kitchen, often discovering pleasantly surprising and Read More …

THE BEST TIPS FOR DISCOVERING BUCERÍAS IN RIVIERA NAYARIT

October 25, 2019 •Vallarta Daily News •Puerto Vallarta News, Spotlight THE BEST TIPS FOR DISCOVERING BUCERÍAS IN RIVIERA NAYARIT If you’re on your way to Bucerías and you’re not sure what to do, where to eat, or how to get around—don’t worry! Read on and we’ll tell you everything you need to know to visit Bucerías like a local! What to do Bucerías is a traditional and very Mexican micro-destination in the Riviera Nayarit. It’s quite colorful but at the Read More …

SOUTH SHORE: NATURE AND SEDUCTION

SOUTH SHORE: NATURE AND SEDUCTION Jorge Chávez Oct. 23, 2019 48 views Considered an earthly paradise by many, the South Shore hosts some of the bay’s most beautiful and spectacular beaches. This region basically comprises the area from Conchas Chinas to the coastal towns a little beyond Boca de Tomatlán. The natural scenery is essentially the same throughout: the mountains of the Sierra Madre Occidental merging with the Pacific to create extraordinary hidden coves and secluded Edens.   To Start Read More …

Double-digit tourism growth predicted at Jalisco’s haciendas and manors

Enjoy your own private pool at Hacienda el Carmen. Double-digit tourism growth predicted at Jalisco’s haciendas and manors They’re pricey, but visitors can expect much more than just a place to lay their heads Published on Friday, October 11, 2019 21SHARES Double-digit growth is predicted in visitor numbers this year to rural Jalisco, where an overnight stay at a historical hacienda or manor is one of the unique experiences on offer. Both Mexican and foreign tourists are increasingly willing to Read More …

Four Seasons Punta Mita Resort announces a New Cultural Round Table Series

 Four Seasons Punta Mita Resort announces a New Cultural Round Table Series Dos Catrinas restaurant, the dramatic new culinary offering at Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, will play host to the first of a new cultural round table series presented by the resort, with this edition designed to celebrate Dia de Muertos. Known in Mexico as a “tertulia” – a gathering of intellects, similar to the days of the Algonquin Round Table – the Four Seasons Punta Mita Resort will Read More …