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Avocados: The Super Fruit

Today we are going to talk about one of Mexico’s most famous foods: the avocado. The country has an abundance of these fresh, ripe, super fruits, and while prices for this in-demand export can be quite high, here in Mexico you can enjoy them quite cheaply. This nutrient-dense food contains nearly 20 vitamins and minerals […]

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Pozole

Today’s blog is about a traditional Mexican soup called pozole (pronounded po-zo-lay) which has its origins in pre-Columbian Mexico. The indigenous tribes of Mesoamérica, including the Aztecs, have been making it for thousands of years, so it is a big part of Mexican culture and can be found almost anywhere in the Riviera Maya. During […]

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Festival Sabor, Authentic Riviera Maya Cuisine, Oct 10-14

Today we are going to tell you about a very special festival that will be taking place this week in the Riviera Maya. If you want to discover the uniqueness of the Mexican ancestral kitchen of the Yucatan Peninsula then this is your opportunity to do so. Festival Sabor will be hosting dinners in fascinating […]

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New Healthy Places to Eat in Playa del Carmen

There is always a new restaurant opening in the Riviera Maya, and today we are going to tell you about three new places to visit in Playa del Carmen, which opened recently.  Carlota Calle 16 between 1st y 5th…FB/Carlota Home Bakery 7am- 10pm, This place is located very close to the beach and they offer […]

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4 Types of Local Yucatan Cuisine

Here are 4 examples of unique food that you will encounter in the Yucatan Peninsula during your stay with Gate48. If you go to any authentic eateries or decide to do a day trip further inland you are sure to find several if not all of these dishes. Pibil is one the Yucatán’s most famous […]

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3XL Burger in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen has a great burger place located downtown across from the Walmart on 30th avenue. It’s called 3XL Burger, and is the place to go if you are hungering for a great, well-made fresh hamburger. 3XL has a choice of burgers: Muu (beef), Puerco (pork), or Pollo (chicken), which you can buy individually […]

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El Merkadito Restaurant in Puerto Morelos

Puerto Morelos has many great places to eat, and today we are going to tell you about one of our favorites: El Merkadito restaurant. El Merkadito is located on the beach of Puerto Morelos, and has openings on three sides. The deck offers fantastic views of the Caribbean Sea no matter where you’re sitting. Occasionally […]

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El Pueblito in Mayakoba

El Pueblito is located inside of Mayakoba’s eco-friendly resort, a 45 minute drive north of Gate48. It is designed to look like an authentic village square, complete with shops, cafes, restaurants, boutiques, modeled after the colonial towns found all over this beautiful country, El Pueblito means “little town” in Spanish, and locals visit every Sunday […]

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Where to Eat Ceviche in Cozumel

The island of Cozumel has many great places where you can eat ceviche, so in today’s blog we have put together a list of several places that we recommend you check out when you visit. As we wrote in a previous article, ceviche is a dish prepared by marinating seafood in acidic citrus juices, then […]

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Lara & Luca Restaurant in Playa del Carmen

Today we would like to recommend a great restaurant for those of you planning a visit to Playa del Carmen. Lara & Luca is located just outside of Playacar, a short distance from 10th Avenue. It’s a 30 minute drive from Gate48, just take the highway north and turn right when you reach Avenida Aviation. […]

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