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Category Archives: Farm to Table

September Features: Corn

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Cochinita Pibil with roasted corn

Our specials this month all incorporate corn. This vegetable is at the very foundation of Mayan cooking and culture. Ancient Mayan myths depict humans being born from the corn plant. It can be cooked so many ways – dried, ground and made in tortillas, roasted, boiled, you name it! It’s only fitting that we dedicate an entire month […]

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August Feature Menu: Watermelon

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Watermelon Salad

Our specials this month all incorporate watermelon. There is really nothing more refreshing than a juicy slice of watermelon in the middle of a hot summer, so we have found several fun ways of incorporating it into our specials this month. Enjoy! FEATURED COCKTAIL Watermelon King   $12 fresh watermelon juice | Copper & Kings colombard brandy | […]

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July Features: cucumbers!

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July Features cucumbers!

For the month of July, we have chosen the cucumber as our featured vegetable. Not only are they a refreshing addition to nearly any type of dish – sweet or savory – they are incredibly good for you. They contain Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, […]

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June Feature Menu: Beets!

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Beet Margarita & Beet Burrito

June 2014 | DINNER SPECIALS Our specials this month all incorporate beets in a fun and tasty way. Bruce, our chef, hated beets for the longest time until he realized that when HE cooks them, they are delicious! We hope you feel the same way. FEATURED COCKTAIL Beet Margarita   $11 Casa Noble crystal tequila | Triple […]

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May Feature Menu: Spring Veggies

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May Feature Menu

We have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of spring and the abundance of greens and vegetables it brings. Spinach, arugula, radishes, chard, asparagus – these green and red veggies look like little miracles after the gray (and white!) winter we’ve had. Potatoes are great, but they do get old after so many months with no […]

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Caitlin & Jay’s wedding | 9.21.13

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Caitlin & Jay's wedding | 9.21.13

This past September, we had the pleasure of catering Caitlin & Jay’s wedding at Caitlin’s parent’s farm in Shelbyville, Kentucky. Caitlin’s family had been coming to the Mayan Cafe for years, so we were thrilled to be a part of the celebration. Jay’s family had a farm in Virginia, so we used some of their […]

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Argentine Wine Dinner | March 13

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Allamand & Luminis Wines

On Thursday, March 13, we will have the pleasure of welcoming Martin Castro of Allamand Wines in Argentina, to the Mayan Cafe. Our featured farm partner for the evening will be Stone Cross Farm who raise pigs and cattle and make cheese in Spencer County, Kentucky. We have served Allamand wines and Stone Cross Farm meats here […]

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February Special Menu | French-inspired

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February 2014 Special Menu : French-inspired

After talking with our farmers, we discovered we don’t have a whole lot to work with as far as vegetables this time of year. They told us they have potatoes, butternut squash, cheeses, some greens from the hydroponic folks, and meat. Lots of meat! So, we thought we’d go another route with the theme this […]

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January 2014 Special Menu : Lamb

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roasted lamb

Each month, we offer a special seasonal menu that celebrates the fruit of our farmers’ labor. Right now, lamb is in abundance, so have several dishes that feature this delicious meat. WINE Featured Bottle   12/40 Orin-Swift Locations “Argentina” malbec, cabernet sauvignon & tannat blend Mendoza, Argentina STARTERS Soup   7 butternut squash | shredded […]

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Wheelbarrow to Table Dinner | Foxhollow Farm

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Saturday, January 18 @ 6:30pm Join Chef Bruce at Foxhollow Farm for the first of Foxhollow’s 2014 Wheelbarrow to Table Dinner Series.  We have crafted an exquisite four course menu featuring the best of Foxhollow’s winter crop and traditional Latin recipes with Chef Bruce’s unique spin.  Each course will be paired with all organic & […]

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