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MSN names Mayan Cafe as best Mexican restaurant in Kentucky

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MSN.com July 11, 2017 MSN recently posted an article where they chose the best Mexican restaurant from each state in the country. And guess who they named for Kentucky?! That’s right! The Mayan Cafe.  We are thrilled and honored to have been chosen. They said, “The chef’s Yucatán heritage shines through in the food at Mayan […]

August 2017 Features: cucumbers

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Fresh summer farm-to-table salad

This month, we are featuring cucumbers in all of our special dishes. It’s no surprise that during the hottest month of the year, we get the lightest and most refreshing fruits and vegetables. Cucumbers, watermelon, peaches – these are exactly the kinds of food we crave when we’re drowning in humidity. Pair these two fresh […]

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July 2017 Features: Summer Veggies

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August Veggies

This month, we are featuring summer veggies in all of our special dishes. We truly couldn’t pick just one vegetable to feature because there is such an abundance of new delights at the market stands right now. Tomatoes, peppers, squash, kale, carrots, beets, cucumbers, the list is long. So we are using all of them […]

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June 2017 Features: Beets

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This month, we are featuring beets in all of our special dishes. The one vegetable Chef Bruce wasn’t crazy about was beets, until he started cooking them for himself. And now he loves them! The simplest way to cook them is to blanch them and then grill them with a little salt, olive oil & […]

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4.22.17 Emily & Andrew’s Wedding

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On April 22, 2017, we had the treasure pleasure of catering the wedding of two very special people – Emily & Andrew. These two met while working with us at the Mayan Cafe, and though they don’t live in Louisville anymore, came back to celebrate with friends and family here. Being included in their celebration […]

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May 2017 Features : asparagus

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May 2017 | DINNER SPECIALS This month, we are featuring asparagus in all of our special dishes. Asparagus is the first sign of spring with its crisp stalks appearing at the farmer’s market stands. The spinach and carrots we’re featuring this month are also fresh at this time of year. You don’t need to do […]

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Derby 2017

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Our favorite time of year in Louisville is upon us! The Kentucky Derby! On Friday & Saturday, we’ll be offering a limited 4-course menu for $70/person with beverages, gratuity & tax additional. We will implement a strict 48 hour cancellation policy and will have to charge $70/person in the group if we’re not given ample notice […]

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April 2017 Features: carrots

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This month, we are featuring carrots in all of our special dishes. At the brink of spring, each new week brings more vegetables from our farmers. We are just now getting carrots and collard greens, both of which we are excited to feature in these specials. The KY silver carp comes from FIn Gourmet Foods […]

Immigrant Chef Stories

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Chef Bruce Ucan

In light of current political events, many of our local food writers have chosen to feature immigrant chefs in their stories. Their desire to support the ethnic chef community makes a bold statement of support for restaurants like ours, which is owned and run by immigrants. We are thrilled to have a voice and a […]

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March 2017 Features: Butternut Squash

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This month, we are featuring butternut squash in all of our special dishes. At the brink of spring, we wait anxiously for the greens, asparagus & strawberries that the next couple months will bring us. For now, our farmer’s root cellars still fortunately have some butternut squash. A mild winter has brought us more veggies […]

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