With Thanksgiving just around the corner is a time of togetherness with family, coupled with a delicious feast, making it one of the most sought-after holidays of the year. It is also a great time to begin planning for your late fall/early winter getaway and what better place to escape the freezing weather?
Many restaurants at the property where visitors stay or in any of the coastal towns of the Riviera Nayarit, will enjoy the delicious turkey coming out of the oven, pumpkin pie, and cranberry sauce.
Thanks to the excellence of its cuisine and service, seven restaurants are in the eighth edition of “Guía México Gastronómico. Los Grandes Restaurantes de México 2023.” El Delfín at the Garza Canela hotel in San Blas, and Emiliano Cocina y Vino in Tepic. For the second consecutive year also Loma 43 in Tepic, Loma 42 Bahía in Nuevo Nayarit, Hectors Kitchen and Tuna Blanca in Punta de Mita. For the first time, Codex inside the Conrad Punta de Mita.
Nayarit has an array of places for you to enjoy any meal of the day, from fine dining places to simple palapas by the beach, country food and traditional places. TheIsland of Mexcaltitán, believed to be birthplace of Mexicas or Aztecs, they can find very traditional Nayarit dishes like: camarones cucaracha, taxtihuil decamarón and fresh sea food in an island surrounded by mangroves. By the beaches of San Blas and Santiago Ixcuintla enjoy a red snapper zarandeado, hand made tortillas, as well as the typical shrimp aguachile with a touch of spiciness.
In the Pueblo Mágico of Jala visitors can not miss on Saturday and Sunday “El Rincón Campesino” a very organic restaurant where they will enjoy anything thing made from the unique corn of Nayarit known to grow as the longest cob. Nearby in Santa María del Oro by the old federal highway from to the Tepic to Guadalajara and stop at La Sierra and try their home-made panela cheese, sour cream, fresh corn Jala tortillas and their barcacoa, roasted lamb, roast suckling pig and other delicacies.
Along with all the different types of restaurants and with Nayarit´s exquisite gastronomy, during November’s events are a must. In the Riviera Nayarit, from the first Sunday all to way to the end of April along its 192 miles Farmers Markets can be found along several coastal towns each one with a Food Court enjoying local grown products, homemade dishes and restaurants offering a taste what can found on a night out.
November brings great events, like the 28th edition of the Festival Gourmet International, being able to taste the different restaurants that have their own festival. Multiple events as the Safari Gourmet, Chef´s Table and Farm to Table are happening if different locations in Nayarit. www.festivalgourmet.com.mx
A very sought event cannot be missed, FERAMECE 2023,” Festival de Raicilla, Mezcal y Cerveza Artesanal,” that will be this year in the Marina Riviera Nayarit at La Cruz de Hunacaxtle November 18th and 19.thwww.feramece.com
And why not play golf and eat well?! December 7th to the 10ththe XII Edition of the Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf. World Class Golf Courses, unique landscapes, amazing views, great food and a lot of fun inside the Punta Mita gated community. www.puntamitagourmetandgolf.com