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Experiencing sensational meals is a highlight during any vacation, and the outstanding dining possibilities at Garza Blanca Resort & Spa in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico will tantalize your palate with mouth-watering fare, from gourmet snacks to fine dining.  Chef Carlos Leyva has compiled a list of recommended gourmet dishes to savor while dining at Blanca Blue Restaurant and BocaDos STK at Garza Blanca and Hiroshi at Hotel Mousai.

Allow your mouth to start watering over these gourmet dishes:

  1. COSTILLAS DE CORDERO EN BRASAS (Rack of lamb)

Smoky lamb ribs are topped with pineapple guajillo sauce and served with asparagus, red onion and grilled eggplant.

COSTILLAS DE CORDERO EN BRASAS (Rack of lamb)

(Blanca Blue Restaurant – Avant-Garde Mexican Cuisine)

  1. WONTON TOSTADA

Your choice of hamachi, vegetable or spicy tuna tartare is served with avocado slices and red onion atop a wonton cracker and finished with a special spicy sauce.

wonton tostada

(Hiroshi Japanese fusion restaurant)

  1. KOBE HUARACHE

A homemade corn tortilla is layered with refried beans, avocado mousse and cheese to provide a base for tender Kobe beef slices.

kobe huarache

(BocaDos STK)

  1. CALDO DE PIEDRA (Stone Soup)

As a red-hot stone is submerged in this red snapper soup with potato, carrot, tomato and serrano chili, the shrimp cooks as you watch the heat work its magic.

CALDO DE PIEDRA (Stone Soup)

(Blanca Blue Restaurant – avant-garde Mexican Cuisine)

  1. JICAMA WRAP

Containing a blend of shrimp and arugula, these ingenious wraps are fashioned from thinly sliced jicama and are served with a chipotle dressing.

jicama wrap

(BocaDos STK)

  1. SOPA DE FLOR DE CALABAZA (Squash flower soup)

Featuring garden squash flowers with zucchini and corn, this delicious soup comes with ancho chili and a mound of goat cheese.

SOPA DE FLOR DE CALABAZA (Squash flower soup)

(Blanca Blue Restaurant – avant-garde Mexican Cuisine)

  1. CRISPY WRAP

This exotic crispy dumpling, laced with coconut and Thai curry, is stuffed with shrimp and chicken and served with lombard cabbage in a clear bonito broth.

crispy wrap

(Hiroshi Japanese fusion restaurant)

  1. TUNA CUBES

Black sesame seed-crusted tuna cubes are accompanied by fresh radishes and ponzu sauce and served over a seaweed salad.

tuna cubes

(BocaDos STK)