Regional Cuisines of Mexico
Regional Cuisines of Mexico

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Puerto Vallarta Jalisco - Gourmet's Mecca

Fancy yourself as a bit of a gourmand—Puerto Vallarta is second only to Mexico City as the country’s food mecca—from taco stands and beach vendors selling shrimp and fish on sticks to glamorous gourmet restaurants tucked in the hills with expansive views of the Bay of Banderas ...

A Marine Touch at Costa Brava, Mexico

After swimming in the calm waters of the sea, exploring its depths or taking the sun in the soft sand, what about calming the hunger with some fresh shrimps, oysters in their shell or a tasty zarandeado fish? At Puerto Peñasco, the most popular dishes ...

A Taste of Chiapas San Cristobal, Mexico

Chiapas food is a delectable blend of indigenous and Spanish influences. The regional cuisine in and around San Cristobal, Chiapas differs from the cuisine in other parts of Mexico. In San Cristobal you’ll find a variety of beef, pork and chicken dishes prepared with local herbs and seasonings and often using less chili pepper than in other regions of the country. ...

A Taste of the Tropics - Manzanillo

Manzanillo is dubbed the “Sailfish Capital of the World”, and it seems only natural that seafood would play an important role in the traditional local cuisine of this Pacific coast town. The region’s signature seafood dish is named after the state; Colima ceviche is a light and delicious dish prepared with fresh ground sailfish or grouper, lemon juice, orange juice, tomatoes, onions, carrots and chili peppers ...

A totally tropical menu in Costalegre

Among the most common fish are marlin and tuna, served mainly roasted or grilled and accompanied by salad and rice. At the most luxurious beaches, such as Careyes or Cuixmala, luxury restaurants have opened their doors to a new fusion: mixtures of traditional recipes with more modern preparations. In these restaurants, chefs put their creativity to the test ...

A world flavors in Hidalgo

Hidalgo is an inexhaustible source of flavors. Its cuisine can satisfy everything, from a simple craving to the fiercest hunger.  Meat lovers will be able to enjoy a lamb barbacoa next to the oven dug deep into the earth, in the most authentic pre-Hispanic style, or a piece of delicious salted meat or cured beef (beef seasoned with salt and served with chinicuiles sauce) in Tulancingo, Actopan and Pachuca ...

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Baja Med: The Ensenada Cuisine

The state of Baja California is famous for the new Baja Med gastronomic concept, the result of a blend of influences between the Mexican, Mediterranean and Oriental cuisines. This concept has been driven by local chefs, who today are recognized all over the world ...

Cacao: Food of the Gods

Cacao is the dried seed of the cacao tree that’s used to make cocoa powder and chocolate. The cacao tree is a tropical flowering tree native to the Americas. Its scientific name, Theobroma cacao, means “food of the gods.” The first instances of cacao processing and culinary use can be traced back to the ancient cultures that once inhabited what is now central and southern Mexico ...

Campeche, Flavors From Other Eras

With abundant land and marine resources, Campeche stands out due to a gastronomy that preserves Pre-Hispanic secrets (such as herbs and fruits), and wisely links them to products brought from Europe, such as pork meat and its by-products. From Campeche’s kitchen, we can highlight the panuchos, empanadas, tamales and cazon tacos ...

Regional Food of Xalapa

Delightful Xalapa

Veracruzan cuisine consists of a range of exquisite dishes made from fish and shellfish, usually accompanied by a spicy salsa. A good example, and well worth trying, is shrimp a la diabla (devilled shrimps); another option is crab in chilpachole, a traditional stew made with Serrano chilli, or red snapper a la Veracruzana ...

Aguascalientes

Flavors From Tierra Adentro

With abundant land and marine resources, Campeche stands out due to a gastronomy that preserves Pre-Hispanic secrets (such as herbs and fruits), and wisely links them to products brought from Europe, such as pork meat and its by-products. From Campeche’s kitchen, we can highlight the panuchos, empanadas, tamales and cazon tacos ...

Flavors of Michoacan

Flavors of Michoacan

Cooking is a rite that, since pre-Hispanic times, allows us to learn about the cultural identity of a region, its history and the way in which the heads of the family worked to feed their people. Home cooking aromas rise from Michoacan kitchens, where the spices and the cooking of meat in earthenware pots prepare the senses for a feast of flavors ...

Food of Teotihuacan, food of the Gods

Add some flavor to your tour and visit the restaurants surrounding the archaeological site of Teotihuacan. There you will be able to sample a delicious mutton barbacoa, just out of the oven, accompanied by a delicious warm broth, or try the pork carnitas or the delicious mixiotes, served with nopales (prickly leaves) ...

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For the Palate’s Delight

Not many of Mexico's many enchanting towns offer something to be savored on every spot. Make the most of Valle's uniqueness in this matter. Its streets, plazas, markets and restaurants boast a great variety of dishes just waiting to be served at your table ...

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Scrumptious Flavors of Cozumel

Cozumel, being  an Island, its cuisine has  access to the freshest food of the sea, plus they draw on the rich culinary heritage of the Yucatan peninsula, with Mayan, Spanish and French influences. Cozumel is closer to Havana than Mexico City ...

cuisine of colima, mexico

Gluttony is No Sin Here!

“Tuba” in this context refers to a refreshing beverage extracted from palm trees – Colima has plenty of them – then fermented and, following an elaborate process, sold in the streets. Usually, sellers add dried peanuts directly into your glass. You can’t say you’ve been to Colima if you haven't tried it! ...

Cuisine of Huatalco

Huatulco's exquisite flavors

Of the many gastronomies of Mexico, Oaxaca’s is distinguished by the strong presence of pre-Hispanic elements, fused lovingly with ingredients brought by the Spanish, but still distinctively non-European in their flavors and colors. From chocolate and hot pepper to exotic fried grasshoppers ...

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Seafood Smorgasbord

If you like seafood and the freshest fish, dining in La Paz is a joy. Its chefs work magic with tuna, blue marlin, rock oysters, clams and abalone and lobster. In addition to fish and seafood, local cuisine includes different meats ... ...

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Sinning with Heavenly Flavors

Puebla’s culinary tradition originates from the blending of two cultures; the Pre-Hispanic and Spanish, as well as French and Middle Eastern (Lebanese) influences. Here’s a list of what you cannot miss during your gastronomic tour by Puebla. Mole Poblano: Proudly originated in Puebla and a beloved national dish, with more than 30 ingredients ...

Cuernavaca

Morelos Flavors

Visiting Cuernavaca includes delight yourself with a variety of flavors from the city and the state of Morelos. Dishes such as pepita green mole with meat, fish mixiotes, tamales, goat and lamb barbecue, clemole, smoked meat with cheese, mushrooms that grow on the oak tree trunks and cazaguate, pigeons called huilotas en escabeche, (marinade), quesadillas ...

Durango cuisine mexico

In Durango you say "Cheese"

Durango’s signature dish is the famous Durango caldillo or stew, made with fresh or dried beef and red chilli. Durango’s cuisine includes a wide range of dishes, commonly meat-based (not a destination of choice for vegetarians when it comes to food) ...

food of Guadalajara

Cuisine of Guadalajara

The Mercado San Juan de Dios (the corner of Avenida Javier Mina and Calzada Independencia). To help choose among the many food sellers, watch where the locals are and grab a stool at those stands. You can feast for days on torta ahogada ...

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The World of Flavors Awaits You

Hidalgo is an inexhaustible source of flavors. Its cuisine can satisfy everything, from a simple craving to the fiercest hunger.  Meat lovers will be able to enjoy a lamb barbacoa next to the oven dug deep into the earth, in the most authentic pre-Hispanic style ...

Yucatecan Delicacies Merida

Yucatecan Delicacies

Yucatecan cuisine delights the palate with flavors unique to the region. The distinct regional cuisine of Yucatan state incorporates many of the ingredients traditionally used in Mayan cooking including corn, chocolate, wild turkey ...

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Purepecha Delights in Morelia

The traditional kitchens of Morelia prepare trademark dishes that fuse the ancestral culinary secrets of the Purepechas with the flavor of spices and cold meats brought by the Spanish at the time of the conquest ...

Cuisine of Nayarit

The exotic taste of Nayarit

Nayarit possesses a privileged geographic location, which leads to an excellent weather with abundant rains during summer and very fertile lands that produce a great variety of beautiful flowers and flavorful fruits that increase the variety of its recipes ...

Cuisine of nuevo-leon

Gringas and Cabrito, Northern Delights

Nuevo Leon’s climate and the conditions of the land allowed for the development of livestock rather than agriculture. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that the main element in the diet of the inhabitants of the State of Nuevo Leon is meat ...

Cuisine of Nayarit

Prehispanic Flavors in Palenque

The traditional dishes on which you can expect to feast in Palenque include: shote with momo prepared with river snail; holy herb leaf parcels stuffed with nixtamal dough; Chiapas-style tamales ...

Cuisine of San-Luis-Potosi

Historical Rich Flavors

You are going to try the local food, when you do, you notice that enchiladas and tamales, for example, are cooked differently from one region to another. Yet again, you may find strange and wonderful dishes such as exotic stews made with cabuches or palm tree blossoms ...

Cuisine of San Miguel Mexico

Mexican Smorgasbord

San Miguel's traditional cuisine derives from a blend of indigenous and European flavors, and incorporates ingredients from throughout the Mexican plateau, including the states of Queretaro, Jalisco, Michoacan and San Luis Potosi. Besides traditional foods, in San Miguel you can also enjoy international and gourmet cuisine. ...

Cuisine of Oaxaca

Savor Oaxaca' Markets

Oaxacan cuisine is among the most diverse and delicious in all of Mexico. On your stroll through Oaxaca’s world-famous markets you will pass colorful displays of fruit and vegetables, many of them unfamiliar to visitors from colder climes ...