Foodies

Men of Cancun: Meet Chef Cesar Germain

I recently had the privilege of meeting an incredible chef in Cancun, whose techniques and versatility wowed me and I…

In Good Hands with Chef Francisco at La Cocina

It’s a world of contrasts at La Cocina, Fine Mexican Cuisine at Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen Resort. A comfortable, contemporary…

Lily’s Recipe: Enchiladas Suizas

Hola amigos!  As most of you want to learn the basics of Mexican food, today we look at enchiladas. There…

Starting the Day Right at Mamita’s

There’s something in the air at Mamita’s these days – change. Quite the institution in Playa, the beach club is…

Introducing Upscale Kosher Dining in Playa del Carmen

Plank Gourmet Grill & Patio Bar is one of the most prestigious restaurants in Playa del Carmen, and a recipient of the five-star…

The Sea Hath Fish For Every Man* – Local Seafood Restaurants

I just returned from Canada where I had my first fishing experience with rod and reel in hand. A profusion…

Lily’s Frozen Orange Margaritas

Hola amigos! Yesterday a very dear friend came to visit me. The days have been very hot, so we needed…

Where to Find the Best Pizza in Cancun

A few weeks ago a reader requested an article on the best pizza in town. To be honest, I don’t…

Robin Bagels in Playa del Carmen

Today I share with you the story of this 100% original Playense business: Robin Bagels. Julie R. Córdova is a…

International Restaurants of Playa del Carmen: A Plethora of Choices

With 80 restaurants having opened during 2017, Playa’s palates are as pleased as ever. Will it be German, Spanish or…