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Is toloache a powerful plant to make your crush fall in love with you, or a powerful hallucinogenic drug and highly harmful to neurons? The functions of this ancient Mexican herb depend on the consumer and what they are looking for. For those who seek love, according to popular belief, a few drops of toloache...
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For the second consecutive year, the National Tequila Day will be held, with a week of activities that will begin on March 21 and will include several cities in the country, which will install samples of mixology and gastronomy. The intention is to “fall in love” with the beverage that has a Denomination of Origin,...
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At least 9,000 years ago, humans began domesticating corn for the first time near Tehuacan, in the central Mexican state of Puebla, laying the foundation for permanent settlements in the Americas. But in the past few years, more frequent and longer droughts have forced many farmers in the area to give up corn and other...
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In honor of Andale Restaurant’s 40th Anniversary, the restaurant is hosting a 40th-anniversary bash. The family-owned Mexican restaurant has been a Puerto Vallarta favorite for four decades and has cemented itself as a city landmark since it opened. The “Fiesta en la Calle” street party will take place in the front of the restaurant and...
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For the fifth year in a row, three of Nayarit’s restaurants have been included on the 2020 list of 120 restaurants published by Culinaria Mexicana/S. Pellegrino y Nespresso in their Guía México Gastronómico, edited this year by Larousse Cocina. The three restaurants that confirmed their status among the country’s best culinary establishments are The St....
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Have a cold one, have an “El Chapo” beer. That’s the message of Alejandrina Guzman, whose company has developed a craft beer dedicated to her infamous, incarcerated kingpin father Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. The beer is part of the “El Chapo 701” brand, which has already launched a clothing line, and gets its name from...
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The Festival Gourmet International has once again taken its place as a benchmark in the world of cuisine as it kicked-off its 25th edition. Scheduled to continue until November 24, 2019, in Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit and Tepic, the culinary festival is one of the most important of its type in Mexico and generates more...
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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 3 impressive gourmet and wellness festivals – the best way to rejuvenate after a...
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The Third Edition of the Puerto Vallarta Taco Fest will be held this weekend, November 16-17,  with 18 taquerías participating to delight the palate of locals and tourists. The festival will be held next to the Sheraton Hotel, in front of Estadio Municipal Agustín Flores Contreras, and those who attend will be able to enjoy...
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Small-scale avocado growers armed with AR-15 rifles take turns manning a vigilante checkpoint to guard against thieves and drug cartel extortionists in this town Michoacan state, the heartland of world production of the fruit locals call “green gold.” The region’s avocado boom, fueled by soaring U.S. consumption, has raised parts of western Mexico out of...
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We all know there’s nothing yummier than traveling and getting a taste of the dishes the locals enjoy on a daily basis. That’s why we want to share with you today the five dishes you simply can’t miss on your next visit to the Riviera Nayarit. Check out this list of the five tastiest dishes...
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A study of 755 fish caught off three ports in Mexico found an average of 20% of them had micro-plastics in their guts. The report by researchers from several universities and conservation groups studied grey snapper, red grouper, white mullet and king mackerel. The fish were caught off the Gulf coast port of Veracruz, Puerto...
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If Mexican fisheries do not adapt to climate change, the number of fish caught is set to tumble, with catch numbers for Pacific abalone, jumbo squid and mahi-mahi possibly plunging more than 30% over the next 30 years in Mexico, according to a study published on Wednesday. Co-authored by the New York-based Environmental Defense Fund...
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The first bite of chiles en nogada, a traditional Mexican dish eaten around the country’s independence celebrations, sends a shiver. The salty skin of the poblano chile crunches, the pomegranate seeds that dot it explode between your teeth and the flavors combine to dance in the mouth. Almost instantly, the creamy walnut sauce permeates the...
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Vallarta Nayarit Gastronómica is ready for a new cycle with the slogan “We have a story to tell,” right on the heels of their big celebration for their tenth anniversary. During a press conference, last Thursday, August 29, event organizers and directors Carlos Elizondo and Consuelo Elipe shared how what started out as a training...
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