Posts Tagged ‘Food’

Market Food

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

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Guatemalan markets are the best place to find authentic Guatemalan foods. (more…)

Lunch Guatemalan Style

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

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I visited Restaurante La Negra for a second time (more…)

Fast Food Achí Style

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

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Salama, capital city of Baja Verapaz, home to the achí people, (more…)

Guatemalan Mall Food

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Chimichanga
I am not a big fan of mall food, but this new place called my attention and I had to give it a try. (more…)

Guatemalan Food: Steak

Sunday, October 4th, 2015

Donde Joselito
You won’t have trouble finding steakhouses in Guatemala. (more…)

Guatemalan Food Recado de Pollo

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

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Recados are very thick stews made with different herbs, chilies and spices. (more…)

Fast Food

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

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I love how international fast food restaurants (some) have adapted their menus to the Guatemalan diet. (more…)

Bollitos Peteneros

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Bollitos Peteneros
It has been a while since I had these. (more…)

Food: Tostadas

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Tostadas
Tostadas are deep-fried corn tortillas, topped with a sauce and a dozens of different ingredients to choose from.
Here I got one with salsa (sauce), another one with guacamole and the other one with chicken salad.
Often they are garnished with ground cheese, diced onions and or parsley.

Provecho.

Food: Manzana con Pepita

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Manzana con Pepita
Here is a common snack for Guatemalans, Manzana con Pepita, Apple with roasted and ground squash seeds.
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Food: Fried Chicken

Friday, August 7th, 2015

Fried Chicken
If there was to be a Guatemalan National Dish, undoubtedly it would be fried chicken. (more…)

Guatemalan Food: Doña Mela

Friday, July 31st, 2015


Doña Mela, one of Downtown Guatemala City’s most iconic food joints.
Located at Mercado Central, very easy to find and everyone knows it.
Her food place has been featured in news articles and on at least one music video by one of Guatemala most prominent music bands.
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