Our two-week trip to Mérida ended about a month ago and my pants are still fitting a little snug these days. Either the Yucatecan atmosphere has a way of shrinking cotton, or I overdid it with the panuchos and salbutes. But they’re sooooooo goooood.
And I intend to become an expert panuchologist/salbuterian. This requires research, especially in our future neighborhood. We finally had lunch at Mercado de Santa Ana. With the loudspeaker blaring, and all the aggressive waiters flagging you down while loudly reciting their specialties, it’s a little overwhelming to a newcomer. I’m still not sure how the “system” there works, but on the guidance of both a Remixto video and my friend Susan’s dining guide, I insisted on favoring Mary’s stand. There are numerous similar-looking stands surrounding an outdoor dining area lining the park. But there is, indeed, [Read more…]