News & Reviews
Read what other people are saying about the Mayan Cafe and Chef Bruce Ucan.
We are so honored to have been named Edible Louisville’s Local Hero for Chef/Restaurant for the 3rd time! This award means a great deal to Chef Bruce because of his personal dedication to local sourcing. You can find him most Saturday mornings at the farmer’s markets, often accompanied by his two small daughters who are assuredly eating […]
Scallop Ceviche Special | April 2015 INGREDIENTS 1 lb bay scallops 3 limes 1/2 chayote, julienned into thin strips 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds salt to taste 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp basil microgreens SAUCE 1 dried, seedless guajillo pepper 1 tsp fresh ginger 2 cups water 2 tbsp vinegar 1 lime salt […]
This month, we are featuring different types of eggs on our special menu. One egg that we always have fun with is the quail egg. Try this dish – our traditional salbutes – with black beans and these tiny fried quail eggs. There are several steps, but once you get the hang of making the […]
Our specials this month all incorporate beans, and one of the highlights is Bruce’s White Bean Chile. We wanted to share the recipe with you knowing that you may want to eat this delicious soup everyday of the week. It takes a couple hours of cooking time, but is totally worth the wait. Enjoy! […]
We are thrilled to announce that Chef Bruce will be featured on Secrets of Louisville Chefs LIVE! on Saturday March 7. He will be preparing one of our most traditional fish entrees – the tikin-xic – as well as our famous lima beans! You can purchase tickets from Mint Julep Tours to be a part […]
Escape the cold this winter by joining us on Monday evenings for our tamale and tequila specials. Sip on craft, aged tequilas paired with Chef Bruce’s handmade tamales, and your winter woes will soon be gone. All of the tamales are gluten-free and every other week will feature a vegetarian tamale. We want all of […]