birria bowl

The Origins of Birria

Puerto Vallarta — and Mexico for that matter — has a long tradition of great and delicious street food. One of the dishes that best represents the home state of Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, is Birria. Birria is a wonderful traditional Mexican dish, originally made with goat meat, but now can be found made with beef, […]

The Fresh Mexican Flavors of Spring

Though “seasonal” fruits and vegetables are often available all year around, there are certain ones that lend themself to warmer temperatures and cool evening breezes. If you’re looking to add some Mexican influence to your spring cooking, take a look through some of Vallarta Eats suggested preparations: Vegetables Nopal: The prickly pear cactus, is a […]

Partner Spotlight: Mariscos La Tia

As you have hopefully gathered while following our weekly Partner Spotlight installments, there is a culinary undercurrent to Vallarta. One that not only helps to support and even inform the flavors in the more touristy/ritzy places, but one that tells the story of Vallarta itself.  This week we sit down with the Mujeres Montes de […]


Pozole: A Delicious Dish With A Dark History

The ancient Mexica prepared the pozole with meat of the captives sacrificed in some festivals, mainly dedicated to Our Lord the Flayed, Xipe Totec. During the holidays, many of us have the opportunity to enjoy the delicious typical Mexican cuisine. Among some of the dishes we like to eat are the birria, pambazos, enchiladas, carnitas. […]