Casa Velas PRESSROOM
Street Food From Across Mexico Now Featured at Casa Velas' Restaurant Emiliano
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (October 24, 2013) – How many times have you been tempted by the aromas and tantalizing visions of street foods in Mexico's markets but, unlike Anthony Bourdain, maybe a little reluctant to "take the plunge"? Now, the adults-only all-inclusive Casa Velas boutique hotel in Puerto Vallarta has brought some of the best of street food from across Mexico to its menus at award winning Restaurant Emiliano. The food from six regions including Veracruz, Puebla, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Jalisco, and the Yucatan is featured with a selection of appetizers, entrees and desserts. Each day a different regional cuisine is featured along with the larger menu of other Mexican and international selections. The food is served by a waiter dressed in the corresponding regional costume and is happy to give an explanation of the ingredients and cooking style for the serious "foodies".
Sample dishes from each region include:
Veracruz: Red Snapper minilla – Snapper cooked with green olives and adobo and served on a corn tostada; Arroz a La Tumbada – Rice with seafood spiced with epazote and served in a hot clay pot.
Puebla (Mixtecas): Chalupitas poblanas — Fried tortillas with shredded pork and roasted green salsa; Almond Pipian – Slow roasted chicken with toasted almonds.
Yucatan: Papadzules – Tacos of chopped hardboiled eggs covered with pumpkin seed salsa; Stuffed Cheese – Gallo cheese filled with ground beef, almonds, capers and raisins; Almond Cognac cake.
Jalisco: Red Chicken Enchiladas; Tortas ahogadas – crusty bread filled with pork carnitas in arbol chili sauce; Candied Pumpkin and Coconut Sweets.
Casa Velas was just named the 8th best hotel in the world on Expedia® 2013 Insiders' Select™ List. The street food selections as well as all other menu items and beverages are included in the daily rate at this adults-only all-inclusive resort. Non hotel guests can enjoy dinner a la carte with prior reservations.
For more information or reservations, please call1-877-418-3011.
About Casa Velas:
Deluxe boutique hotel on the golf course in Puerto Vallarta, Casa Velas, was just named the 8th best hotel in the world on Expedia® 2013 Insiders' Select™ List. This adults only, all-inclusive, hacienda-style resort is located 15 minutes from the popular downtown area, art galleries, and "El Malecon" beachside promenade. Casa Velas features a private beach club and 80 suites, some with private plunge pools and Jacuzzis. The perfect vacation for golfers, the resort is nestled on the greens of Marina Vallarta's 18-hole golf course and also offers golf privileges at two other top 18-hole golf courses designed by Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf only 20 minutes away. Spa Casa Velas, features a hydrotherapy area, a fitness gym, a beauty salon and even an organic garden with herbs for the kitchen, which are also used in spa treatments. Emiliano a la carte fine dining restaurant is at the hands of one of the area's leading chefs serving Mexican and international cuisine and the latest innovation, street food from all regions of Mexico. Casa Velas is a seven-time recipient of the AAA Four Diamond Award and was also ranked the #1 Hotel on the Beach and #1 Luxury Hotel in Puerto Vallarta in TripAdvisor in 2013