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mexico Frida restaurant at the All-Inclusive Hard Rock Hotels. The Art of Cooking In 2006, tequila was named a World Heritage by UNESCO, and in 2010, UNESCO proclaimed traditional Mexican cooking an Intangible Cultural Heritage. No wonder Mexicans boastfully say, "In Mexico, cooking is an art." paloma villaverde de rico This is a country that likes to show off its culinary prowess. Whether it's dinner at a gourmet restaurant in a colonial town, lunch at a beachside bar at one of the many all-inclusive resorts, or a quick bite to eat at a streetside taco stand in Mexico City, every meal pays homage to the country's heritage. Imagine this...the first mole sauce in Puebla was made in 1681, and mole is still a staple of Puebla's cuisine. In other words, it's not just a meal-it's a way of life, and no matter where your clients decide to vacation, their palate will be the better for it. Follow me on a culinary journey that gives you a taste of what your clients can expect. the dish on hotels Here's a sprinkling of culinary offerings at hotels-from all-inclusive to boutique-style properties. Karisma Hotels & Resorts, known for being the "gourmetinclusive" brand, offers the year-round Jackson Family Wines Culinary Series at El Dorado Royale and El Dorado Casitas Royale, A Spa Resort, by Karisma. The series, which will continue into 2016, takes place the first week of each month and spotlights notable chefs, restaurateurs, winemakers and sommeliers. Next up, Dec. 7-11, is Cristian Rebolledo, executive chef of Blue Haven and Beach House in Turks and Caicos, and 26 november 2015 Steve Heimoff, director of wine communications and education at Jackson Family Wines. The resort itself is home to seven restaurants, including Fuentes, where dishes are prepared in one of three open kitchens. Here, too, is the region's largest greenhouse, measuring 75,000 sq. ft. and providing produce to all of Karisma's Mexican properties. Take a detour over to the Iberostar Hotels & Resorts properties and you'll find a long list of master chefs hailing from Spain preparing Mexican, Japanese, Italian, Cajun and Mediterranean cuisine. At Iberostar Grand Hotel Paraiso in the Riviera Maya, a top recommendation from Iberostar insiders is Tony's Surf and Turf Restaurant, with panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea. Of course, guests of Iberostar will also be able to sample local delicacies at one of the many onsite restaurants, including huachinango, a locally caught fish that's wrapped in spinach and accompanied by a light cream of mushroom. The All-Inclusive Hard Rock Hotels collection pays tribute to Mexico's artistic history at the Frida restaurant, which can be found at the Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta and Cancun properties. Clients can expect traditional and spicy Mexican dishes-it's a tip of the hat to one of Mexico's most fiery artists, Frida Kahlo. At the 8-room Meson Sacristia de la Compañia in Puebla,

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Recommend November 2015

Editor’s Notes
Hotel Desk: Hilton
Tour Talk: What’s New
Cuba for Everyone
Cruising Asia’s Waterways
AmaWaterways’ AmaDara
Why Vietnam Now!
Canada: Road Tripping Through Ontario
Cool Patagonia is a Hot Ticket
Manchester, England
The Art of Cooking

Recommend November 2015