Foodies

In the Kitchen with Lily Espinosa

Your full name: Elsa Guadalupe Yambao Espinosa Rivera, my friends and family call me Lily. Where are you from? Mexico…

Mouthwatering Mexican Mole

I can still see my abuela, Meyita with all women in the family, happily chatting, while roasting, grinding and preparing…

Banyan Tree Mayakoba Thai Fest

Last Thursday the Hotel Banyan Tree Mayakoba presented the second edition of its Thai Food Festival, held from 24 –…

Turning Hotels and Vacation Rentals into an All-Inclusive Property

ASAP Playa was founded in 2014 by a young married couple who met in Jerusalem. Abby and Shay visited the…

Bronze Gin & Beer Music Bar

If you take a walk down Calle 38 from Fifth Avenue to the beach, you will find a bar and…

Shoebox Bakery

When you walk into Shoebox bakery you will find it is as quaint as its name.  From comforting quotes on…

Chocolate Truffles a la Mexicana

Ingredients (Makes about 25 truffles) 315g 50 – 70% dark Mexican chocolate 2/3 cup heavy cream 7g pure vanilla ¼…

Summer Sauté

Let’s give those summer vegetables a run for their money with a triple purpose. Here is a quick, simple, and…

In Season: Fresh, Fresher, Freshest Produce

This month you will begin to see hues and shapes you didn’t see in July. No, it isn’t the opening…

Refreshing Handcrafted Cocktails to Beat the Heat

Looking for a refreshing cocktail to beat this heat? Many restaurants in town advertise 2×1 margaritas, but many of them…