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LEO Weekly Review: Mayan Cafe Conquers Boundaries… | Feb 2017

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The LEO Weekly newspaper is currently on a campaign to review and feature some of the city’s many immigrant-owned businesses and they have chosen us as their first stop. We couldn’t more thrilled about that! Robin Garr’s words are eloquent and generous. Please enjoy the piece here. 

February 2017 Features: Chayote Squash

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Poussin (February 2017)

This month, we are featuring chayote squash in all of our special dishes. Chayote originated in central Mexico and prefers warmer climates. It is known commonly as a vegetable pear or a pear squash. It has a mild flavor with a good amount of water content. It takes on the flavors with which it is […]

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Mayan Cafe 10 Year Anniversary: January 2017

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Cochinita Pibil Celebration Dish

January of 2017 marks our 10 year anniversary as the Mayan Cafe and 20 years of Chef Bruce owning restaurants in NuLu. Of course, we have several fun things in store to celebrate! First, the dinner menu in January will feature the 10 best dishes of the last 10 years. Additionally, we will be giving […]

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December 2016 Features: sweet potatoes

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

This month, we are featuring sweet potatoes in all of our special dishes. December is full of holiday cheer so our specials are warming and hearty. This chicken tortilla soup is the essence of comfort food, filled with the rich winter vegetables we enjoy this time of year. Our fish entree is made with Asian […]

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10.22.16 Derrick & Brent’s Wedding

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Derrick and Brent's Wedding

On October 22, 2016, we had the pleasure of catering Derrick & Brent’s wedding at the Louisville Water Tower. We so enjoyed working with these two wonderful gentleman to help make their day special. Their vision and style were on point. They accentuated the space with blues and whites, which complemented the look of the Water […]

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10.8.16 Kathleen & Mike’s Wedding

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Kathleen & Mike

On October 8, 2016, we had the honor of catering Kathleen & Mike’s wedding. We have been fortunate to know Kathleen for a long time as she has worked on our front of house team on and off over the past several years. She & Mike had a great vision for their celebration, focusing on […]

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9.24.16 Staci & Mike’s Wedding

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On September 24, 2016 we catered Staci & Mike’s wedding reception at the Tim Faulkner Gallery in Louisville’s Portland neighborhood. Staci & Mike had gotten married in Las Vegas a few weeks prior as much of their family was on the west coast. This reception in Louisville was intended to be a fun gathering for their […]

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November 2016 Feature Menu: Carrots

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Quinoa Salad

This month, we are featuring carrots in all of our special dishes. Carrots are one of those root vegetables that we enjoy from our farmers in both the spring and fall. Carrots can be grown in many colors including white, yellow, red, or purple. In fact, purple, yellow and red carrots were the only color […]

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October 2016 Features: Kale

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Chef Bruce Ucan

This month, we are featuring kale in all of our special dishes. As the nights get cooler and the days get shorter, our veggie supply shrinks a bit as well. Hearty vegetables like kale & potatoes still do very well though! We love kale’s versitility, which we are showing here as it’s prepared as a […]

9.10.16 Laura & Mike’s Wedding

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Laura & Mike's Wedding 3

On September 10, 2016, we catered Laura & Mike’s wedding at Greystone Estate on River Rd. The gorgeous setting for this outdoor wedding set the tone for an incredibly special day for these two great people. We so enjoyed working with Laura & Mike – their main focus was to throw a memorable party with really […]

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