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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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December 2013 Special Menu : Pomegranates

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butternut squash & pomegranate salad

December is such a festive time of year, so we wanted to have some really bright, warm specials to fit the season. Featuring the pomegranates in every dish this month gives them all just a little bit of sparkle. Join us this month to delight in each of these dishes, all paired with the Bott [...]

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Burrito & Margarita Mondays | November 2013

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Fish 'n Chips Burrito with Safe-Cilantro Margarita

Every Monday evening in November, we’ll be offering “Burrito & Margarita Night”. Each week, we’ll offer two new burritos (one vegetarian option) paired with a special margarita. How do blueberry-basil or strawberry-mango sound?! We’re celebrating the fall harvest in Mayan style by featuring fresh vegetables, local meats & sustainable seafood all rolled up into these killer burritos. [...]

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Mayan Cafe favorite : Cochinita Pibil recipe

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Cochinita Pibil

COCHINITA PIBIL RECIPE slow-roasted Mayan-style pork Ingredients (Pork) 2 lbs. Stone Cross Farm pastured pork shoulder/boston butt 8 oz. achiote paste 1/2 cup lemon juice 1 cup orange juice Salt & pepper to taste 1 oz oregano 8 cloves of garlic 2 tbsp chopped garlic 4 cups water Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees Cut [...]

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November 2013 Feature Menu : BACON!

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Mayan Hot Brown

We’re surprised it’s taken us this long into the year to use bacon as the featured ingredient for our monthly special menu. But hey, we’re here, aren’t we?! We had to force ourselves to stop with just these three dishes because there is so much you can do with bacon. What a beautiful food! Join [...]

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October 2013 Feature Menu

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Spaghetti Squash Toss

Hearty Fall Dishes with a Mayan Twist FEATURED WINE   13 | 50 AU BON CLIMAT PINOT NOIR Santa Barbara, California rich red fruits, leather & herbs GORDITA   8 masa tortilla | butternut squash  | chorizo | black beans | mozzarella | fresh tomato salsa SPAGHETTI SQUASH TOSS   16 spaghetti squash | tomatoes [...]

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