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Puerto Vallarta Restaurant Week 2018 begins in May

Puerto Vallarta Restaurant Week will be extended this year for an extra 10 days, from May 15 to June 10 next . This gastronomic event also breaks a record this year with 59 restaurants participating, up from 45 restaurants in the 2012 festival. The participating restaurants will offer menus divided into three courses and three...

Puerto Vallarta’s Velas Vallarta resort shares recipes

Puerto Vallarta’s Velas Vallarta resort shares the recipe for its Cucumber & Habanero Chili Margarita. To complement the drink, Executive Chef Guillermo Carmona offers some recipes from the resort’s Foodies Cantina, a restaurant inspired by a typical Mexican cantina’s food and drinks. Influenced by the city of Vallarta, the Smoked Marlin “La Tia” pays tribute...

Local Puerto Vallarta hotel serves up Anti-Stress juices to travelers

Looking for a healthy morning fix? Guests at Casa Velas, an adults-only boutique hotel in Puerto Vallarta, can choose from a menu of healthy juice options available year-round. Available at the resort’s Emiliano restaurant or via 24-hr insuite service, the juice menu includes such highlights as the Antioxidant, made with lime, orange, pineapple and honey;...

Mexico wine country: A foodie paradise and tastings

Wine lovers, listen up: There’s a little-known gem just south of the border called Valle de Guadalupe. It’s a bit dustier and rougher around the edges than California’s prized Napa Valley, but Baja’s wine country offers a relaxed, unpretentious, budget-friendly experience clustered along a main highway in this region of Mexico known as the Ruta...

Aphrodisiac plants are as close as the nearest supermarket

Money can’t buy you love, but it can buy you plants. And maybe plants can win over your Valentine. For millennia, various plants have been billed as aphrodisiacs. These aren’t necessarily obscure species lurking deep in tropical jungles and known only to shamans. Wander over to the produce counter of any modern supermarket and reach...

Agave shortage give Mexican tequila makers a headache

In the heartland of the tequila industry, in Mexico’s western state of Jalisco, a worsening shortage of agave caused by mounting demand for the liquor from New York to Tokyo has many producers worried. The price of Agave tequilana, the blue-tinged, spikey-leaved succulent used to make the alcoholic drink, has risen six-fold in the past...

Health Department issues warning for shellfish in Puerto Vallarta

The Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (Coprisjal) implemented a precautionary sanitary closure in the area of ​​the Malecón de Puerto Vallarta due to the presence of a marine biotoxin above the levels allowed by the regulations. Dagoberto García Mejía, commissioner of Coprisjal, explained that the toxin identified in the sampled surveys is saxitoxin,...

Gastronomy, a cornerstone of global tourism promotion for Riviera Nayarit

The state of Nayarit received the Excelencias Turísticas 2017 award for Successful Use of Gastronomy as a Cornerstone of the Riviera Nayarit’s Tourism Promotion during the 18th edition of the 2018 International Tourism Fair (FITUR) in Madrid, Spain. Since the creation of the brand 10 years ago, gastronomy has become a key asset for the...
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