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By Working Gringos

A local Yucatan university has a unique restaurant training program that creates and runs a restaurant here in Merida. Find out how you can enjoy a meal and help a student…


By Working Gringos

A young resident of Merida grows up with a passion for healthy food and is following her dream to bring what she learns back to Merida…

By Working Gringos

One of the most unique dishes served in the Yucatan is something called brazo de reina. Where does it come from? Here are a few informational tidbits and a recipe…

By Working Gringos

Traveling through San Francisco, the Working Gringos were pleased to find a little corner of the Yucatan right there in the Mission District…


By Working Gringos

Sopa de lima is a staple of the Yucatecan kitchen, a cornerstone of Yucatecan cuisine. This simple soup can be made simply or with a number of delicious twists, as this collection of alternative recipes makes clear…

By Working Gringos

Little did he know when he moved to Merida from Vancouver Canada that he would be teaching at a University here. Expatriate Greg Fryer tells us about a unique hospitality program in Merida that runs a restaurant…

By Khaki and Working Gringa

Sooner or later, you will face the not-deadly-but-oh-so-painful habanero. Don’t say we didn’t warn you…


By Khaki and Working Gringa

With all the fruit at our fingertips here in the Yucatan, you’d think there would be more in the way of jams and preserves. We have found some wonderful marmalade recipes, but also discovered it is not a tradition here…

By Working Gringos

Someone asked us once where they could find a recipe for salbutes. That caused us to reminisce about how much we have learned since we moved here, expecting burritos and finding much more…

By Working Gringos

The quintessential Yucatan eating experience is attained somewhere outdoors. The view isn’t great. The tablecloth (if there is one) is oilcloth atop a cheap plastic or metal table donated to the restaurant by Coca Cola. The food is dripping with sauce, hot and tasty…


By Working Gringos

Around these parts, the Mayans celebrate the Day of the Dead at the end of October. This holiday is called Halloween in Gringolandia, but the Mayans call it Hanal Pixan

By Working Gringos

Pavo en relleno negro is a Yucatecan delicacy and it’s probably unlike anything you’ve ever tasted or seen…