Bucerias Life in The Slow Lane

Restaurant Week 2020


Is it just me, or do most people like food? How about mouthwatering food that makes your tummy applaud and your tastebuds scream, “more!” What if we threw in the fact it would be offered in first rate restaurants, created by expert chefs, and delivered by professional servers? AND the price would be deeply discounted. Sounds like a dream but it’s real and it’s here. The 16th annual Restaurant Week will be celebrated in many restaurants throughout Vallarta-Nayarit, September 15 to October 10. See? I told you it was dreamy…the “week” part is actually twenty-six days of deliciousness, so start filling your calendars with reservations.

We all know this area has long been popular as a culinary destination featuring cultural flavours. More cities around the globe are celebrating gastronomy, highlighting their local and fresh ingredients by organizing annual “festivals”, giving new or existing restaurateurs an opportunity to offer their fare to eager diners.

This year, of the nearly fifty participating restaurants, there is only one establishment located in Bucerias…Culi’s Restaurant and Bar.

Offered at the special price of 399 pesos, Culi’s prix fixe menu is:

APPETIZERS & SALADS
Homemade Sausage Stuffed Portobello Mushroom – mozzarella cheese, arugula garlic-basil cream and balsamic reduction
OR
Culi’s Octopus Carpaccio Rosemary-mint aioli – citrus-caper-white wine vinaigrette and parmesan cheese
OR
Caprese Salad – organic tomato, mozzarella, basil, balsamic vinegar and olive oil

MAIN COURSES
Agave Glazed Pork Tenderloin with sautéed vegetables and cauliflower purée
OR
Catch of the Day with rosemary potatoes and sautéed vegetables
OR
Vegetarian Fettuccine with grilled portobello mushroom, carrots, poblano chile and zucchini

DESSERTS
Culi’s Key Lime Pie
OR
Belgian Chocolate Mousse
OR
Vanilla Flan

Contact Culi’s at restaurantculi@hotmail.com, 322 159 6929, or find them on Facebook.

GOOD LUCK TO ALL THE PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS, AND BUEN PROVECHO!!

See the 2020 line-up: restaurantweekpv.com. See our recent article about the family behind Culi’s: Culi’s Restaurant & Bar

Today’s rate: 399 pesos = $25 CAD or $19 USD

Thanks to Vallarta Lifestyles Media Group for organizing, and to sponsors: Vinoteca, Riviera Nayarit, and Cristaleria Del Pacifico.

“Portions” of this article were previously published in the Vallarta Tribune, May 2019, submitted by then Tribune columnist, Kelly Wilson.