News & Reviews
Read what other people are saying about the Mayan Cafe and Chef Bruce Ucan.
We were all excited here in Louisville when our hometown girl, Damaris Phillips, was on Food Network Star in this recent season 9. And we were ecstatic when she won!! Dana McMahan, a food writer we know and love, got a chance to interview her recently and learn Damaris’s favorite spots around the city. Among [...]
KENTUCKY MONTHLY “The Food Renaissance in New Louisville” by Sean Patrick Hill “…But it’s more than Southern hospitality; it’s the fact we are in a bistro on East Market Street in Louisville’s NuLu District, ground zero of trendiness in Louisville’s burgeoning arts and, especially, gastronomical scene…” Read this fantastic article here!
“Eat Like a Mayan and love it at Mayan Cafe” by Robin Garr Leo Weekly, February 6, 2013 “It says something good about Louisville’s dining scene, I think, that our town’s Latino dining experiences go way beyond just plain Mexican. Not that there’s anything wrong with traditional pan-Mexican/Southwestern/Tex-Mex, mind you, but an hombre can’t live on tacos, [...]
Join us at the Mayan Cafe for Kentucky’s Jamie Oliver Food Revolution Day event!! On Saturday, May 19, the Jamie Oliver Foundation is hosting a Global Food Revolution Day – a global food festival marking a commitment to better food education. This is a chance for people who love food to come together to share [...]
“Farmer to Table” by Linda Stahl July/August 2011 edition of Edible Louisville “The first year of Mayan Market Mondays focused on the food — new specials and local ingredients. The second year the emphasis was on the farmer. Farmers went around and talked to the diners, sharing stories and answering questions. This year Ucán got [...]
Shannon Essa, from Edible Santa Barbara, came to Louisville not long ago to eat and write about our fair city. She ate at 610 Magnolia & Jack Fry’s, visited 21C Museum Hotel & had coffee at Heine Brother’s. This is what she had to say about Mayan Cafe : “Chef Bruce Ucán (pictured above) is [...]
In October, 2010 Janelle Nanos of National Geographic’s Intelligent Traveler blog came to Louisville. She visited 21c & Proof, Butchertown Market, and then the Mayan Cafe! Check out the whole piece here
Edible Magazine, Louisville’s dedicated publication representing our local food community, has recently published the winners of their Local Hero Awards. Readers voted on best farmer, food artisan, non-profit & chef/restaurant. And we won!! Chef Bruce Ucán & his Mayan Cafe were chosen as the winner of the chef/restaurant category. We would like to thank all [...]
Chef Bruce Ucán from Mayan Café in Louisville, Kentucky guides us through how to make a white molé. The entire recipe is displayed at the end of the video.
Chef Bruce Ucán from Mayan Café in Louisville, Kentucky guides us through how to make a traditional red molé. The entire recipe is displayed at the end of the video.