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Guatemalan Longaniza Lunch for $1.25






You’ve got to love Guatemala, this longaniza lunch with guacamol, chirmol, rice and freshly-made tortillas will set you back Q10/$1.25. Here are …




Guatemalan chow mein tostada






Last time I declared that chow mein was among the most “authentic” dishes in the Guatemalan gastronomy I got into trouble. Then, …




Secluded Sunday Lunch Surprise






On sundays there is a restaurant open on the top of the mountain within Finca Filadelfia. The food is delicious, and the …




Guatemalan Cuisine: Subanik






Guatemala is a country with lots of stews. Let’s call Guatemala, Stew country! Just yesterday Arturo Godoy was sharing with us the …




La Cocina del Obispo






La Cocina del Obispo Restaurant is located in San Juan del Obispo, perhaps a 10 minute drive from La Antigua Guatemala. The …




Guatemalan Tacos FTW!






Believe it or not, we also have tacos in Guatemala. Guatemalan tacos, however, do not resemble Mexican tacos at all. Guatemalan tacos …




Guatemalan Typical Diner Food






Terracota ceramic dish ware, typical food, tortillas in basket are the typical vistas from the Guatemalan comedores (diners). In the picture above …




Guatemalan Cuisine: Pescado frito






Fried fish is another popular dish in Guatemala. The fried fish presentation above can be found just about anywhere in Guatemala. Normally …




Guatemalan Cuisine: Parrillada Chapina






Here’s another version of the classic Guatemalan parrillada which is basically a charcoal-grilled meat sampler. This version includes chicken, sirloin steak, sausage, …




Guatemalan Cuisine: Frijoles blancos






Frijoles Blancos, white beans, are another classic staple of the gastronomy of Guatemala. Frijoles blancos are often prepared with espinazo (spine) costilla …




Guatemalan Cuisine: Chojin






Chojín is a word that I learned recently. Most of my life I just thought that radish salad was ensalada de rábano. …




Guatemalan Weekend Tamal Breakfast






Here’s what a typical Sunday morning Guatemalan breakfast may look like. I say Sunday morning breakfast because normally one can only find …




Guatemalan Cuisine: Sancocho






First of all, I am going to request the help of my dear epistolary friends Erin and Manolo for this entry. Erin …