All posts filed under: Dining

Gourmet dining, Mexican snacks, a la carte restaurants, a first-class wine cellar and more make optional all-inclusive vacations the best at Garza Blanca.

Interview with Head Chef Ovidio Pérez

Interview with Head Chef Ovidio Pérez

The Food & Beverage department at Garza Blanca in Puerto Vallarta has been going through a major upgrade over the past several months. The restaurants have been renovated, new staff have been brought on board, and the menus have been updated! We caught up with Chef Ovidio Pérez, the brand… Read more

Dress to Impress for Indulgent Dining

Since going on vacation is such a special time for relaxation and really enjoying life, everyone from fashionistas to farmers love to look their best during their travels. Taking a trip to sunny Puerto Vallarta offers plenty of excuses to dress up in your finest clothes, whether you are hitting… Read more

Hecho en México Regresa a Garza Blanca

Hecho en Mexico Returning to Garza Blanca

Family-friendly Garza Blanca Resort & Spa, together with neighboring adults-only Hotel Mousai, is gearing up for another successful Hecho en Mexico (Made in Mexico) event this May. This annual celebration honors Mexico’s charming and vibrant culture with a range of happenings that bring the vibrant customs and traditions of this… Read more

Best Cocktails in Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta is one of Mexico’s most favored destinations for fun, and one of the best ways to take things up a notch during your vacation is to enjoy some of the delicious local cocktails that are available. From dive bars to swanky martini lounges, Puerto Vallarta has an amazing… Read more

Gourmet Festival Welcomes Star Chefs

Gourmet Festival Puerto Vallarta Welcomed Star Chefs

Puerto Vallarta held its 23rd edition of the acclaimed International Gourmet Festival this month, during which time Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Puerto Vallarta was excited to once again participate in the festivities. Founded in 1995 by pals Chef Thierry Blouet and Chef Heinz Reize as a way to draw… Read more

Why all-inclusive makes sense at Garza Blanca

Why all-inclusive makes sense at Garza Blanca

As you plan your next vacation at Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa in Puerto Vallarta, you may be trying to decide if an all-inclusive plan is a better choice for you than an a la carte European plan (which only includes your suite). Boasting one of the most incredible… Read more

The Rise of Craft Beer in Mexico

The Rise of Craft Beer in Mexico

The buzz surrounding craft beer has found its way to Mexico in recent years, where several breweries have opened up around the country.  Cervezas artesanales are a big deal these days and they are continuing to build a market for themselves amongst Mexican heavy hitters like Corona, Sol and Tecate…. Read more

Save the Date - Puerto Vallarta’s Gourmet Festival

Save the Date – Puerto Vallarta’s Gourmet Festival

This coming November 2017, prepare yourself for some of the year’s most inspiring dining experiences in Puerto Vallarta when you partake in the twenty-third installment of the International Gourmet Festival. The International Gourmet Festival for 2017 will once again be gracing the streets of Puerto Vallarta and neighboring Riviera Nayarit… Read more

Mexican Cuisine

Mexican Cuisine

Because it is a country that is steeped in rich cultural traditions, Mexico is a spellbinding place that charms both locals and tourists alike, and one of the cornerstones of its fascinating heritage is the remarkable cuisine found throughout the country.  Utilizing a wide assortment of cooking techniques and ingredients,… Read more

The Mexican Margarita’s History

The Mexican Margarita’s History

The most iconic cocktail of Mexico has to be the margarita, but when and by whom was it actually invented? The classic margarita features ingredients like fresh lime juice, triple sec (orange-flavored liqueur) and tequila. The drink is typically served either frozen (blended with ice to create a frosty beverage)… Read more

Mexico’s Legacy – Chillies

Christopher Columbus has been attributed with many achievements, great and small; one of the ones that might slip your notice is the spread of the humble, capsaicin filled pocket-rocket that is the spicy chilli pepper! It’s true that when Columbus found the “New World” he opened up the world to… Read more

Preparing for Omakase - July and August

Preparing for Omakase – July and August

Hiroshi Japanese restaurant located within the lush setting of the Garza Blanca Preserve in Puerto Vallarta is preparing for its 2017 edition of OMAKASE, which will feature a chef’s table experience for guests and locals alike.  Hot off of the heels of last year’s impressive success during the debut of… Read more

Bugs on the Menu in Mexico

Bugs on the Menu in Mexico

Mexico is a beautiful and wonderful country filled with some truly unique sights, sounds, and flavors; foodies from around the world are commonly delighted by Mexican cuisine! While chocolate infused mole, sizzling seafood, and savory pozole tantalize most of the tastebuds that pass through, there are some even more adventurous… Read more

in room dining room service and private chef

In-Room Dining: Room Service and Private Chef

One of the most spectacular benefits of staying at Garza Blanca Resort & Spa is the stunning variety of cuisine that can be found within walking distance of your suite; some of the best restaurants in the Puerto Vallarta can be found on-site at the optional all inclusive resort. These… Read more

Themed Nights – 5 Star Culinary Creativity

The culinary experiences you can expect at Garza Blanca Resort & Spa in Puerto Vallarta are second to none. In addition to treating yourself to amazing cuisine from four a la carte restaurants (Aquazul, Blana Blue, BocaDos STK and Hiroshi), it is now also possible to attend special dinners with… Read more