Amazing Mazatlan

El Meson de los Laureanos Restaurant

  Recently I spent five days in Mazatlan with a group of writers exploring the food and drink of this port city. No small feat, though I dug into my assignment with enthusiasm. Here are a few things I learned: *The seafood is exceptional, especially Matazlan’s world famous shrimp ceviche. *So is the local tequila, […]

Dreaming of Mazatlan food

The sunset from El Shrimp Bucket in Mazatlan.

Shrimp ceviche, beer battered shrimp, coconut shrimp, cockroach shrimp, grilled shrimp, bacon wrapped shrimp, barbeque shrimp, peel and eat shrimp, shrimp tacos, shrimp quesadillas, and garlic shrimp. Images of Tom Hanks in the film Forest Gump (“Shrimp gumbo, shrimp creole, shrimp soup…”) were conjured up in my mind daily in Mazatlan as I devoured the […]