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Mexico Living & Lifestyle News | Topic | gastronomy | Page 1

29 June, 2019

5 Non-Touristy Things to Do in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

The Riviera Maya is one of the world’s top vacation destinations, stretching more than 80 miles south of Cancun along Mexico’s Caribbean coast, where travelers enjoy gorgeous white sand beaches and an incredible array of activities that simply can’t be found anywhere else in the world. With so much to choose from the options can feel a bit overwhelming, so here are five non-touristy things to do in Playa del Carmen that will make your next Mexico vacation a truly unforgettable experience and create memories to last a lifetime.

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20 April, 2019

Whether you’re a local, a first-time or repeat visitor, here are a few of the best restaurants in Playa del Carmen to satisfy virtually any hunger cravings and quench your thirst! With a thriving foodie scene and a vibrant downtown that is home to one of the world’s longest pedestrian-only streets along much of Fifth Avenue (Quinta Avenida in Spanish), Playa - as the locals call it - offers endless opportunities for culinary exploration and adventure.

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27 March, 2019

Enjoy Modern Maya Cuisine at the Best Restaurants in Tulum

As two of the best new restaurants in Tulum, Arca and Nu are both making waves among international foodies by serving up contemporary Mayan fare that’s inspired by Mexico’s storied food history. Both situated on the jungle side of the Tulum beach road, these two new restaurants drill deep into the wonders of fire, smoke and Yucatecan food, offering two very unique dining experiences in one of the world’s most incredible vacation destinations.

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18 December, 2018

Riviera Maya Things to Do: Where to Eat in Puerto Aventuras

If you’re hanging out in Mexico’s Riviera Maya and find yourself wondering where to eat in Puerto Aventuras, we have you covered! This list of the top restaurants in Puerto Aventuras will help you find the best places to eat for any occasion in this exclusive beach, marina and golf community in the heart of Mexico’s Riviera Maya. Read on to see more info and view our Puerto Aventuras Restaurant Guide below!

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13 November, 2018

4 of the Best Restaurants in Playa del Carmen

There is no doubt that downtown Playa del Carmen is a foodie’s delight. Many locals even joke that there are so many restaurants, you could dine at a different one twice a day for 18 months and never eat in the same place twice! Playa (as we locals call it) is home to restaurants of all tastes and influences. Along our world-famous Fifth Avenue, there are many great places to eat, but real gems that offer some unique dining choices are a bit removed from the main tourism zone.

Here are four of my favorite places to eat in Playa del Carmen – if you happen to visit any of these fabulous Riviera Maya restaurants, I hope you enjoy, or as we say here, Buen provecho! 

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15 May, 2017

7 Best Reasons to Visit Tulum in 2017

Tulum… A lush green paradise on the Caribbean Sea in the Yucatan jungle of Mexico’s Riviera Maya… A prime piece of real estate that stretches south from Cancun through downtown Playa del Carmen, Puerto Aventuras and Tulum, offering visitors access to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches, the most luxurious condos, hotels and resorts in Mexico, and the most alluring vacation experiences you will find.

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01 May, 2017

 Tulum Welcomes Noma Pop-Up to it’s List of World-Class Restaurants

After an incredible wait full of anticipation, René Redzepi and team Noma are finally making waves in the Mexican Caribbean. The Noma pop-up, which was announced last year, opened on April 12th and will run for a mere 7 weeks. Tickets sold out in December in just over 3 hours despite a price tag of approximately $3,000 for a table for 4. Unfortunately, those that missed out will have to wait for Noma 2.0.

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27 April, 2017

Best Restaurant in the World Now Open in Tulum, Mexico | Noma

The hottest restaurant on the planet is now open in Tulum, which lies less than one hour south of Playa del Carmen and just an hour and a half south of the Cancun International Airport. The beachfront town of Tulum was a natural choice for Noma Mexico, the latest brain child from Chef René Redzepi, who opened the pop-up restaurant April 12th and doors will close for good May 28th.

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22 April, 2017

When you’re searching for the top things to do in Tulum, sampling the excellent fare at several of the area’s best restaurants should be near the top of any checklist. Although the highly-acclaimed Hardwood restaurant is often credited for putting Tulum’s thriving food scene on the international map, this boho-chic Caribbean beach town is home to a number of other amazing restaurants that are sure to please even the pickiest palate. 

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18 April, 2017

NY Daily News Says Everyone Should Visit Tulum Right Now

The eco-chic town of Tulum is situated less than two hours south of the Cancun International Airport and less than one hour south of downtown Playa del Carmen, in a prime location that encompasses some of the Riviera Maya’s most prime beachfront real estate. This secluded oasis is just close enough to easily catch flights to hundreds of the world’s major cities and take day trips to other destinations along Mexico’s Caribbean coast.

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22 November, 2016


Denmark’s own Chef René Redzepi, proprietor of the groundbreaking Copenhagen eatery Noma, began to discover paradise through the culinary magic of Mexico nearly ten years ago when he journeyed to Merida and stopped on the street to sample tacos al pastor, the hot, fresh corn tortillas overflowing with mouthwatering browned pork the region is famous for.

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18 July, 2016

Located on Mexico’s Pacific Coast overlooking Banderas Bay, the stunning vacation town of Puerto Vallarta has long been a favorite getaway for Hollywood elite, families, couples and singles who are ready for some laid-back fun in the sun. Puerto Vallarta is also a fantastic destination for foodies, and travel writer Renee Blodgett of the Huffington Post recently discovered what’s best in this west coast gem.

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