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Fresh fruit ambulant vendors BY RUDY GIRON

Fresh fruit ambulant vendors

In Antigua Guatemala snack time can be quite healthy if you buy fresh fruits or nuts from the ambulant vendors. Of course, you can always hit a tiendita a buy Tortrix [corn chips], Papalinas [potato chips] or Doritos and soda. The choice is yours.

What’s your favorite snack from the options shown in this basket?

Semana Santa Comfort Food: Garnachas BY RUDY GIRON

Semana Santa Comfort Food: Garnachas

Semana Santa in Antigua Guatemala offers so many comfort foods, such as garnachas, a street food originally from Xelajú [Quetzaltenango]. Today’s portrait …

Pizza for the masses during Lent BY RUDY GIRON

Pizza for the masses during Lent

For better or worse, pizza has carved a niche among the street food offerings found during Cuaresma [Lent] and Semana Santa [Holy …

Crepes from Unión Café Antigua BY RUDY GIRON

Foodie Fridays — Crepes from Unión Café Antigua

The sweet crepes here are from Unión Café Antigua, one of the best options in town for delicious and healthy breakfasts. They also offer a great selection of smoothies and coffee to go along with their all day breakfast and lunch options. I have tried their smart smoothie, which also includes a shot of espresso coffee. Bon appetite!

Freshly Pressed Orange Juice Everywhere in Guatemala BY RUDY GIRON

Freshly Pressed Orange Juice Everywhere in Guatemala

We are very fortunate in Guatemala to be able to have freshly pressed jugos [fruit juices] and licuados [smoothies] everywhere in the country, from the streets to the markets, as well as the omnipresent specialty juicing shops.