Café del Museo Restaurant

Hello December!
Find the best gastronomy by the Tomebamba’s river in Café del Museo.

Have you already made your reservation to celebrate Christmas? Contact us| 099 378 0721.

Visit us at the main entrance of Paseo 3 de Noviembre, ground floor of the Remigio Crespo Toral Museum.

We do speak English.

Tuesdays to Saturdays from 10 AM to 10 PM. Sundays from 10 AM to 3:30 PM,

Paseo 3 de Noviembre

Sociedad Gourmet: Contact us| 099 378 0721
https://sociedadgourmet.ec/cafe-del-museo/

Flamenco and more at La Guarida

Join us, this Thursday at La Guarida:

Flamenco
and a bit more
featuring Son Autana.

Thursday, December 8th at 7:30 PM
Doors open at 5 PM
Admission: $6
(100% of the admission fee goes directly to the musicians).
Reservations with dinner requests are required.
Tel. 099 806 8071

About:
Mariangel and Hector are incredibly talented. A few years ago, they left Venezuela to seek a better life in Ecuador; to continue dreaming and doing what Mariangel loves most: to sing and perform. La Guarida is happy to host them again; they will present a moving set of Flamenco music and a bit more.

We are located at Mariscal Lamar and Luis Pauta.

December 8th, from 7:30 to 9:30 PM,

Mariscal Lamar 22-23 y Luis Pauta

Andres: underalias@gmail.com 099 806 8071

Sisa Bowl Restaurant

Come join us at Sisa Bowl

This week’s specials include selected Paninis, and our Signature Bowls.

And don’t forget to try our Danish Blue Bacon Blaster Burger. Very quickly becoming Cuencas favorite Hamburger. Our signature Bacon Blaster Burger topped with Danish Blue Cheese. Served with your choice of Regular or Sweet Potato Fries.

(Vegetarian options available)

Don’t forget about our Signature Sisa Bowls.

Simply pick your protein
A selection of Fresh Vegetables
Served on Rice or Rice Noodles
And your choice from our 12 homemade sauces.
Vegetarian and Gluten free options available!!

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‘Fascinating Rhythms’ – Ali Agca Trio at the Jazz Society Café!

Friday 7 PM at the Jazz Society Café
‘Fascinating Rhythms’ featuring Ali Agca Trio!

Ali Agca – guitar
Freddy Abad – drums
Christian Torres – bass

Don’t miss this special event!

Food and Beverage service from 6 PM. Jazz Concert at 7 PM
Reservations: jazzsocietyofecuador@gmail.com

Friday, 7 PM, 9th of December,

Jazz Society Cafe, Los Cedros y Los Claveles ( one block North of Ordonez Lasso)

Debby Degamo: jazzsocietyofecuador@gmail.com 096 322 3377
https://www.facebook.com/JazzSocietyCafe

Gran Roca Wednesday farm-to-table market and lunch at Los Balcones

We again want to thank all of our guests who attended our Thanksgiving to Remember Farm-to-Table Dinner at the lovely Hotel Los Balcones. If you missed that opportunity, you will have another chance to experience the freshness, quality and variety of Gran Roca’s special Christmas to Remember Farm-to-Table dinner offerings at Los Balcones. The dinner will be served on December 25th with two seatings: 4 and 6 PM. Reservations can be made by sending an email to Info@granroca.net

As for this week, our weekly Gran Roca Wednesday Farm-to-Table Market will have an expanding list of products and a one-of-a-kind fresh, healthy and delicious lunch from noon – 2 PM at the beautiful Hotel Los Balcones on Presidente Borrero 12-08 y Sangurima, (Only 4 blocks from Parque Calderon), where you can pick up our fresh, healthy and delicious products; all produced on our sustainable permaculture farm in the Yunguilla Valley, about an hour southwest of Cuenca. You’ll find our harvested-in-the-morning fresh vegetables and herbs, milk products, chicken eggs, chicken, turkey, duck, beef, pork and smoked products.

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Pizza in wood-fire oven

Have you ever enjoyed sourdough pizza in Cuenca? Come in and visit us with your family and friends, we are Entre Fuego y Leña Pizzería team, here you can eat healthy and delicious pizza, yeast free.

Find us at Historical Center.

Some options:

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Sourdough Bread in Cuenca

Hello, we are Internacional Bakery team, we are great to offer you healthy sourdough bread, no chemicals, yeast free, gluten low and free. Made in wood fired oven, artisan and delicious.

Home delivery.

Some bread every day:

Ciabatta
Rye
Barley multi-seeds
Wheat whit walnut and cranberries
Turmeric
Sweet croissant
Cinnamon roll
Bagel
For special order: Focaccia, pumpernickel, baguette, pretzel (make your order one day before.

Store1: Every day from 8 AM to 8 PM, Sunday from 8:30 AM to 2 PM. Store 2: Every day from 9:30 AM to 6:45 PM, Saturday from 9:30 AM to 4 PM,

Store1: Juan Jaramillo 5-18 and Mariano Cueva. Store2: Gran Colombia and Manzaneros

Internacional Bakery: 096 891 1591
https://www.facebook.com/PanaderiaInternacionalCuenca/

Pei’s Pot Stickers offer home delivery and dine-in service

Hello friends and customers. I am Pei. I still selling traditional Chinese food, and I will be at La Plaza Christmas feria on 10th and 11th December. Looking forward to hearing from you.

This is the menu:

dumplings
12 pieces

pork • $5
chicken • $5
shrimp and pork • $7
vegetable • $5
Beef • $6

stir-fried-noodles
hand-made noodles

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Live Jazz Dinner Concerts this Friday and Saturday!

Jazz Society Café’s Jazz Dinner Concerts this week!

Friday 7 PM
December 9, 2022
‘Fascinating Rhythms’ by Ali Agca Trio
Ali Agca – guitar
Freddy Abad – drums
Christian Torres – bass

Saturday 7 PM
December 10, 2022
The Jim Gala Trio Mariangel Mundaray
Mariangel – vocals
Jim Gala – piano
Freddy Abad – drums
Christian Torres – bass

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Aura Feria, fair for small businesses and sustainable fashion

Good day everyone, We would love to invite you to this amazing fair. We count with a lot of small businesses and we support all entrepreneurs and we still have vacancies.
If you have a small business or you’d like to sell clothes that you no longer use you are very welcome.
You can contact us via Instagram on @auraferia_ec and we will love to give you all information.

December 17 & 18, Saturday 10 AM – 7 PM, Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM.

We charge $72 for two days of fair.

Wunderbar cafe on the stairways of Hermano Miguel

Renata: ztad.markets@gmail.com

City: Cuenca

Dr. Grace’s Christmas Toy Drive

Christmas is getting closer, and you have an opportunity to make a kid smile. Dr. Grace has been collecting toys for the last 24 years and giving them to the most needed children in small communities outside of Cuenca.

If you want to be part of this rewarding experience, you can donate new toys at Dr’s Grace office located at Miguel Cordero and Av. Paucarbamba, Work Center building – Office #210. We will collect toys until December 22nd.

Starting now.

Miguel Cordero y Av. Paucarbamba / Edificio Work Center – Oficina 210

Grace: graceord13@hotmail.com

City: Cuenca

Sun and fun horseback riding with HorseTrekkingEcuador

This Saturday we will be trekking a very comfortable forest road with lots of freedom for slower or faster pace. 2.5 hrs. All levels of riders welcome. Transport from central location in Cuenca to Rancho San Juan. Transport, horses, lunch all included.

Come ride with us!

Saturday, Dec 10, $10 pickup, $45 pp,

Cuenca

Kimberly Curls: curlskim@hotmail.com

City: Cuenca

Dao Yoga – recharge and reconnect – reservation needed!

You deserve to feel good in your own body, on all levels. Reconnect and recharge with yourself.

First class for no cost. Reservation Needed.

2-3 PM every Tuesday and Thursday. Just a few blocks from Parque San Sebastian.

Try a down to earth, practical and personalized yoga practice.

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Chinese luncheon with Leslie Breen

A once-a-month event celebrating the tastiest cuisines of the world in a lovely private home. This month, join us for a culinary tour of China…

Menu:

Hors d’oeuvres
Rainbow Quail Eggs
Pork and Shrimp Dumplings

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Taste Asia – Beef or Chicken Teriyaki Kabobs Dinner

Joes Secret Garden, Saturday, dine-in restaurant – bar, restaurant and community gathering place. Come, enjoy the garden and make some new friends.

Sunday is takeout day – delivery or pickup and dine in the comfort of your home or favorite space.

This Week’s Menu:

Dinner starts with a hearty bowl of Thai Coconut Curry Soup with Shrimp – delicious, not too spicy, curry-based broth, with fresh shrimp, and vegetables.

Followed with your choice of

Tender Teriyaki Lomo Fino Beef Skewers with Savory and a little
Sweet Ginger/Soy/Garlic
or
Marinated Boneless Chicken Kabobs chargrilled and Glazed with our House Teriyaki Sauce

Stir Fried Rice Noodles with a garden of local vegetables complete the plate,
and we finish up with a fusion dessert …

Chinoise Toasted Sesame Seed Crepes with Grilled Honey Ginger Grilled Banana with Pineapple and Sweet Mango Sauce
Ecuador Coffee and Ceylon Tea included …*

*** Our garlic herb roast chicken alternative entrée always available … if you tell us in advance… we cook to order…
Vegetarians are a pleasure to cook for but please order 24 hours in advance since we prep and cook just for you.

Dinner is by reservation only …
Pictures, price and reservations easy at http://www.joessecretgarden.com.

Questions? Call Ken: 096 950 6605

Christmas and New Year’s Eve menus and reservations coming soon. Watch for it or subscribe to our weekly mailer at http://www.joesecretgarden.com

*coffee and tea not included in our takeout service

Saturday, Dec 10. Full bar, salon, garden and fun begins at 4:30 PM. Bring your friends or just mix it up and make some new ones. Dinner about 6 PM. Come join us. Sunday, Dec. 11th – for delivery or pickup – 11:30 AM to 5 PM,

Address at time of ordering

KP and Ken: eat@joessecretgarden.com
http://www.joessecretgarden.com

Zarza Brewing: $0.50 wings all day Tuesday

Enjoy our wing special every Tuesday with the purchase of 5 wings and any beverage.

NBA this Tuesday: Miami vs Detroit and Dallas vs Denver!

Tuesdays,

Remigio Tamariz between Alfonso Borrero and Lorenzo Piedra

Julio: WhatsApp: +52 553 348 9681

Taco Tuesday! Santa Cruz Tex-Mex food

10 tacos x $10
Tex-Mex food? In Santa Cruz Mexican food and bar!
Come and enjoy the best chimichangas!
Quesadillas, Tacos, flutes; fajitas!
Many more options on our menu!
Order online 099 926 9635
Every day 2×1 in margaritas
3×2 in beers.
We welcome pets.
To see more of our Menu, please go to our Facebook @santacruzrestaurantcuenca.

https://www.facebook.com/santacruzrestaurantcuenca/menu/
Hours: Monday – Saturday: Noon – 10 PM Sunday: Closed,

Esmeraldas #2 20 Y Remigio Crespo (one block east of the Totems).

Santa Cruz Restaurant: 099 926 9635

Hours: Monday closed. Tuesday– Saturday: noon–10 PM Sunday: noon—6 PM

Esmeraldas #2-20 y Remigio Crespo (one block east of the Totems).

Alba Saula: guillermina1908@hotmail.com

Holiday specials at Don Colon’s

Christmas Eve Day – December 24

Your Choice –

Filet Mignon
Or
Florida Lobster

Each includes:

Baked Potato
Onion Soup
Garlic Bread
Glass of wine

$19.95

New Year’s Eve Celebration – December 31

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Mother & Son’s soups, sides and casseroles!

Mother & Son Family Kitchen Holiday Specials!
Whether it’s a party at home or a potluck, we have something for you to make your holiday stress-free.
Please email us for a list of appetizers, dinners, and desserts!

Give us a day’s notice to shop and to prepare your order.

Free delivery within the city for orders $30 or more.

WhatsApp 096 322 3377

$25 Family Size 8 to 10 servings
$13 Regular Size 5 to 6 servings
$6.50 Budget Size 2 to 3 servings

Choices

Lasagna Bolognese or Vegetarian
Meat Canneloni or Chicken-Spinach & Ricotta Canneloni
Zucchini Lasagan Bolognese or Vegetarian
Baked Ziti or Keto Cauliflowe Ziti
Baked Cream Cheese Spaghetti Casserole
Chicken Parmesan Casserole
Salsa Verde Chicken & Rice Casserole
Chili Con Carne Casserole
Meatloaf
Shepherd’s Pie
Chicken Pot Pie

Side dishes
Side Dishes
Mashed Cauliflower $6
Mashed Green Peas $6
Mashed Potatoes $6 a quart
Maple Mashed Sweet Potatoes $6 a quart
Green Beans with walnuts $6 (14oz)
Broccoli Salad $6 a quart
Potato Salad $6 a quart
Roasted Sweet Potatoes $4 300 grams
Fried Sweet Potatoes $4 300 grams
Sauteed French Spinach $4 250 grams
Roasted Carrots and Cauliflower $6 a quart
Coleslaw classic, apple-cabbage slaw or vinegar $3 pint

Full menu
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Tuesday to Sunday,

Pick up address: Jazz Society Cafe, Los Cedros y Los Claveles ( one block North of Ordonez Lasso)

Debby and James Dahili: motherandsonfamilykitchen@gmail.com 096 322 3377
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Laredos specials for the week

Tuesday: tacos al pastor $1 until sold out
Wednesday: 2 burritos for $10 all night
Thursday: 2 tacos jois for $5, mojitos 2 for $6
Friday: 3 for $7.50 micheladas until 7 PM

Open at noon every day this week,

1-77 Plaza Otorongo

Chris Beardman: 093 917 3689

7 Bakery Coffee

Physical store
Address: Av Gonzales Suarez 14-90 and Luis Martinez
Tuesday to Saturday, home deliveries via WhatsApp 098 862 7147
From 9 AM – 5 PM or while supplies last

Raised donuts

Filled:

Boston Cream $1.25
Choco-Nutella $1.25
Choco-Passion fruit $1.25
Choco-Dulce de Leche $1.25
Vanilla Blackberry $1.25
Choco-Blackberry $1.25
Creme Brulé $1.25
Lemon Pie Donut $1.25
Tres Leches Donut $1.25
Oreo – Cookies and Cream $1.25
Piña Colada $1.25

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Exportaciones y Logistica S.A.

We move Cargo, any item, by shared sea container, from Port of Miami to Guayaquil. Cost includes customs in Guayaquil. We pack and charge by Volume.

We ship every month. We work heavy cargo as tools and supplies and households as well. Free quote.

Mirtos 708

Luis Fernando Pareja Perez
lfpareja@exportacionylogisticas.com
090 992 2662

An incredible Iranian new masterpiece

La Guarida is proud to present an incredible new Iranian masterpiece:

Hit the Road
a film by Panah Panahi
in Serbian with English subtitles

Tuesday, December 6th at 6:45 PM.
Reservation with dinner are required
Book by calling 099 806 8071
Doors open at 5 PM

About:
A middle-aged couple and their two sons embark on a road trip across the Iranian countryside. Over the course of their journey, they bond over memories of the past, grapple with fears of the unknown and fuss over their sick dog.

A masterpiece that you won’t get to see anywhere else in Ecuador. We are proud to have the best film calendar in Cuenca.

We are located at Mariscal Lamar and Luis Pauta.

December 13th, from 6:45 to 9:30 PM, Free,

Mariscal Lamar 22-23 y Luis Pauta

Andres: underalias@gmail.com

City: Cuenca

French Cinema, Tuesday at Alliance Française of Cuenca

Come and enjoy our free cinema projections each Tuesday at 7 PM in the auditorium of the French Alliance of Cuenca. Original language movies with Spanish subtitles. Check out the listing for December (two projections this month before Christmas):

– Tuesday, December 6th: Playlist (2021)

Sofia is 28 years old. She would like to be a designer, but it would be much easier if she had gone to art school. She would also like to find love, but it would be much easier if it were obvious to you. Multiply romantic and professional experiences for her. Take a lot of hits, give some: that’s learning. In her head is spinning Daniel Johnston, who sings that “true love eventually falls on you”; but Sofia wonders if he’s telling the truth.

– Tuesday, December 13th: Congo Jazz Band (2020)

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Cuban music show in Calvo & Co.

This Thursday, December 8, music returns to Calvo & Co.
With the Cuban Son of Trio Noan.

We will have a musical show from Cuba. It will be a night to remember.

Don’t forget your appointment. This Thursday, December 8 at 7:30 PM at Calvo & Co.

Admission $7 per person.

Thursday December 8

Los Cipreses 1-133 and Ordóñez lasso

Jose: calvoyco@gmail.com 095 879 3723

City: Cuenca

OBG Dance this Wednesday

Hi all you dancers. Our next OBG dance will be This Wednesday, December 7th at Common Grounds and we will be continuing playing your favorite dance tunes in a video format. Also, if you come early at 6 PM, I will be playing some funny and unique videos like Rita Hayworth and Fred Astaire dancing to Led Zeppelin. I really think that you and your friends will enjoy this format.

Donation will be $5

Also, when you make your reservations please tell me what you would like me to play for you.

Please let us know as soon as you can so that we can reserve a space for you and your party.

Dancing is a state of mind because if you try it you will want to do more of it!

December 7th, Funny Videos at 6, Dancing from 7-10 PM, Happpy Hour 3-7 PM, $5

Eduardo Crespo Malo y Grand Columbia,

George: gfedyna@yahoo.com

City: Cuenca

Flamenco. Live Music at La Guarida

La Guarida is proud to present our first concert of the summer season:

Flamenco
and a bit more
featuring Son Autana.

Thursday, December 8th at 7:30 PM
Doors open at 5 PM
Admission: $6
(100% of the admission fee goes directly to the musicians).
Reservations with dinner requests are required.
Tel. 099 806 8071

About:
Mariangel and Hector are incredibly talented. A few years ago, they left Venezuela to seek a better life in Ecuador; to continue dreaming and doing what Mariangel loves most: to sing and perform. La Guarida is happy to host them again; they will present a moving set of Flamenco music and a bit more.

We are located at Mariscal Lamar and Luis Pauta.

December 8th, from 7:30 to 10 PM, $6.

Mariscal Lamar 22-23 y Luis Pauta

Andres: underalias@gmail.com 099 806 8071

City: Cuenca

Fantastic food from Felix at two locations!

Time to clear up some strange misconception’s amigos. King Smokehouse Burgers and King Smokehouse are still Felix’s. Nothing has changed except he now offers the best burgers in Cuenca (yes, we are bragging) and we want you to know just how delicious they are. So, for a limited time, you can order three King Smokehouse Burger combos (at a special price) and have free delivery. Your order will come hot, juicy, delicious, with crispy fries and a cold soda for only $4 per combo. And, yes, order 3 (three) combos and the delivery is gratis. Get your friends and neighbors together and order, Order, ORDER! Our burgers are “works” burgers with bacon, cheese, onions (grilled or raw), lettuce, and tomato. Fries are hot, crisp and so crunchily scrumptious. Then a cold soda to enjoy as well for only $4 each one.

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Hacienda Chan Chan Dairy Products

Good day to all of you. This Tuesday at Dos Sucres, come pick up a plethora of fresh, farm products: This week we have Swiss Cheese, mozzarella cheese, cottage cheese, Greek yogurt, fresh milk and cream. Also pick up some tasty fruit, veggies, and fresh bread.

Order your Christmas/Holiday Baskets full of delicious goodies! Large and small baskets available for friends, family, or yourself. Each basket includes a chunk of our cheese, butter, yogurt, granola, a bottle of wine, artisan bread, cinnamon rolls, and blackberry jelly. A perfect, tasty gift. Baskets will be ready the 20th of December.

If you are not able to make it to the market, email your orders for home delivery or pick-up at the Smokehouse by San Sebastian Square or Tienda Nectar.

Tuesday, December 6th from 8-10 AM,

Dos Sucres-Roberto Crespo Toral 3-56 (8 – 10 AM), Smokehouse (pick-up Tuesday after 10:30 AM), Tienda Nectar (pick-up after 11 AM)

Julie: haciendachanchan@gmail.com

Delicious and homemade Pies from Carlos at Vivaldi

Delicious and homemade Pies from Carlos at Vivaldi

Order your Fresh, Homemade pies. What a delicious treat! And here are the details:

All pies are made by hand and are custom baked to your order. All ingredients are fresh and natural. Pies are 9 inches across and 2 inches deep, giving you 8 very large portions in every pie.

Apple Pie – $12
Strawberry Pie – $12
Pumpkin Pie – $12

Blueberry Pie – $20

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A Gran Roca Christmas to Remember, Farm-to-Table Dinner

We here at Gran Rorca wish to thank all of the guests who attended our Thanksgiving to Remember Farm-to-Table Dinner at the beautiful Hotel Los Balcones. What a lovely setting to have a special dinner you’ll surely remember. We also want to thank our guests who said to us, “I hope you will do more of these events in the future.” Your support has started us planning a Christmas to Remember Farm-to-Table Dinner. And, in fact, we already have a number of guests signed up on our Christmas Dinner List. If you would like to be added to the list, just send us a quick email to info@granroca.net. We plan to have the dinner on Christmas Day in the afternoon with two seatings: 4 PM and 6 PM. Currently, we have both seatings available.

One menu item is for sure, and that is our home grown, pasture raised, smoked turkey. A number of guests came up to us after our Thanksgiving Dinner to remark how juicy and delicious the Smoked Turkey was. We have both a professional commercial smoker and a special technique on just how we cook our turkeys. Yes, it matters.

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Bubbles and Chocolate Tasting

In this exclusive tasting workshop, you will learn the nuances between champagne, Prosecco, sparkling wine, and other bubbles. You will also learn about dark chocolate and its various health benefits as well as the subtleties in flavors. The tasting workshop includes Italian Prosecco by Pitars, sparkling wine, and gourmet Ecuadorian dark chocolate by Kamm.

This is a decadent evening that will have you swooning with pleasure.

Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022
4 PM
$45

* The tasting workshop is led by Melissa Perez-Singer, who is a Guatemalan American and has been a professional sommelier for nearly 10 years. It is in English, but Mel is bilingual and can also accommodate Spanish speakers.

There is limited seating to create an intimate atmosphere,
so make your reservation today.

idiomartcuenca@gmail.com

Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022 at 4 PM,

Mariscal Lamar 14-25 y Estevez de Toral; Cuenca, Ecuador

Sarah HB: idiomartcuenca@gmail.com

Paradise Indian Restaurant

Enjoy Cuenca’s favorite Indian food seven days a week with dine-in, take-out, and home delivery service. Savor the variety of authentic flavors and dishes available from our extensive menu. No matter what your mood or preference, you’ll find plenty to tempt your palate at Paradise. Whether you want vegan, vegetarian, meat, seafood, rice, traditional bread, or dessert items, we have them. And every meal is prepared fresh to order and spiced to your taste by a skilled and experienced chef.

Open Daily 10 AM – 9 PM,

Federico Malo 1-160 between 12 de Abril and Tadeo Torres (Parque de la Madre)

Paul Anthony: paradiseindianrestaurantcuenca@gmail.com 098 462 8976 / 099 528 6389

Final Drum Circle of 2022!

Join us for our final drum circle of the year! All ages and levels welcome. We also enjoy it when singers, dancers, and listeners join the circle too! Please bring your instrument as we don’t have too many extras!

No reservations necessary.

Saturday, Dec. 17 at 2:30 PM, $3 at the door,

Mariscal Lamar 14-25 y Estevez de Toral

Sarah HB: idiomartcuenca@gmail.com

City: Cuenca

Japanese Style Watercolor and Ink Workshop with Emma Wille

Join artist, Suka (Emma Wille), in this 1-day Japanese-Style watercolor and ink workshop.

We will experiment with line, form, color, and texture to create unique Japanese-style botanical watercolors, with the aims of connecting to creativity and soothing self-expression.

To register: idiomartcuenca@gmail.com

Friday, Dec. 16, 2022; 10 AM – 12:30 PM, $45 (materials included),

idiomART is located at: Mariscal Lamar 14-25 y Estevez de Toral

Sarah HB: idiomartcuenca@gmail.com

City: Cuenca

3 things to know about Bratwurst

Brats rhymes with cots, not cats and it was introduced to the US by German settlers around the mid-19th century.

Usually, a brat is made of pork, pork and beef or pork and veal meats.

Cuenca Salmon has the best tasting Brats in Ecuador.

Shop 24/7 on our website http://www.cuencasalmon.com
Bratwurst is on sale Monday and Tuesday

Monday December 4th,

Los Alamos y 3 de Noviembre

Lenny Charnoff: info@cuencasalmon.com 099 122 1238

Patio Sessions Concert: Trio la Comarca

For our final Patio Sessions Concert of the year, we’re excited to have this incredible local band grace the stage. Trio la Comarca is an award-winning Ecuadorian band that will take you on a musical journey around this incredible country and we may even cross the border into other Latin American and Andean sounds as well!

Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022
Doors open: 2 PM
Music starts: 3 PM
$10

Reservations: idiomartcuenca@gmail.com

Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022; Doors open: 2 PM; Music starts: 3 PM,

Mariscal Lamar 14-25 y Estevez de Toral; Cuenca, Ecuador

Sarah HB

Party Chiva (bus) and New Year’s Celebration

Join CCC Spanish for an exciting end of the year celebration in Cuenca!

You will go on a tour of Cuenca in a Chiva Loca (or a party bus) then you will finish off the night with drinks, dancing and the burning of the New Year (monigote). Burning the monigote is a cultural experience and one that must take place to truly ring in the new year.

Martha and Fausto will ensure your evening is spectacular and that 2022 goes out in style…Ecuadorian style that is!

There is limited space, so make your reservations soon by contacting: idiomartcuenca@gmail.com

Friday, Dec. 30, 2022 at 6 PM, $20,

Mariscal Lamar 14-25 y Estevez de Toral

Sarah HB: idiomartcuenca@gmail.com

City: Cuenca

Saturday Salon: Significance of “El Diablo” in the Andes

Join Esteban Arévalo for our upcoming Saturday Salon where he will talk about the different rituals and ceremonial dress of “el diablo” and what the significance means in various indigenous-mestizo areas of the Ecuadorian Andes. He will bring in actual masks and clothing used in the much-celebrated ceremony, “La Diablada de Píllaro”, which is a yearly event in the pueblo of Píllaro just north of Baños de Ambato. This salon will not only be very informative but interactive as well. We may even be able to talk Esteban into sharing a dance or two as he is a professional Andean folkloric dancer!

Reservations at: idiomartcuenca@gmail.com

Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022 at 11 AM, $10,

Mariscal Lamar 14-25 y Estevez de Toral

Sarah HB: idiomartcuenca@gmail.com

City: Cuenca

Fried chicken and waffles

Southern Comfort offers Sunday Brunch of
Fried Chicken, Waffles, maple syrup, mini cupcakes and iced tea. $17.

Dec 11th at 2 PM
Mujeres con Exito, Baltazara de Calderon 2-26 y Miguel Velez

Special raffle

Reservations please:
mujeresconexitoreservations2019@gmail.com

Cole slaw to go $2.50

Proceeds dedicated to shelter children’s Christmas fund.

Take out and/or delivery ($2.50 delivery)

Sunday, December 11th at 2:00 pm, $17,

Baltazara de Calderon 2-26 y Miguel Velez

Susan McBride: mcbsusan75@gmail.com

City: Cuenca

Grass fed free-range chickens

Farm to table. Happy chickens. Natural grain and grass-fed chickens, free of antibiotics and stress.

2.25 x pound.

8 AM – 5 PM, Ordóñez Lasso y los Cedros

Alex Duran: 099 378 4886

Delicious fresh lamb meat

Lamb shoulder and shank (front leg) $20.

Lamb leg (hind leg) $25

Sirloin $8.50 lbs (usually about 1.5 lbs)

Lamb chops $8.50 lbs

Loin chops $8.50 lbs

Stew meat $5 lbs 2lbs packs

Burger meat $6 lbs 2lbs packs

Standing rib roast 7.50lbs

8 AM – 5 PM, Cuenca Ecuador

Alex Duran: 099 378 4886

Café del Museo Restaurant

Your favorite space in the Café del Museo + your favorite dish to make all the senses soar. Try our new dishes with the best view with the Tomebamba’s river.

We are open from Tuesday to Saturday from 10 AM to 10 PM and on Sundays from 10 AM to 3:30 PM.

Visit us at the main entrance of Paseo 3 de Noviembre, ground floor of the Remigio Crespo Toral Museum.

We do speak English.

Tuesdays to Saturdays from 10 AM to 10 PM. Sundays from 10 AM to 3:30 PM,

Paseo 3 de Noviembre

Sociedad Gourmet: 99 378 0721
https://sociedadgourmet.ec/cafe-del-museo/

Saturday at Pájaro y Bestia

Pork spare ribs
Beef ribs – very limited supply
Onion fried hamburgers
Apple Oink sandwich
Pork belly sandwich
Sweet potatoes with cumin and cilantro
Mac & cheese
Cowboy beans (flavored with coffee and whiskey)

Saturday 1 – 8 PM,

Gran Colombia 13-100 y Estévez de Toral

Leroy: 098 321 8273

Gran Feria Supermaxi Las Americas

‘Tis the season! Come to Plaza de Las Americas (“Supermaxi Mall) on Sunday December 4th, and discover treats, gifts, and all your favorites from 18 great vendors! The Christmas Feria will be going on from 10 AM to 7 PM! And from 10 AM to noon, Santa will be there with a small treat for children! We’ll see you there!

December 4 from 10 AM to 7 PM, free,

Las Americas Y Ordonez

Karen: karen.smith134@gmail.com

City: Cuenca

Sisa Bowl Restaurant and Chocolate

Come join us at Sisa Bowl

This weekend’s specials include Veggie Burgers, Smoked Turkey Paninis, and our Signature Bowls.

And don’t forget to try our Danish Blue Bacon Blaster Burger; Our signature Bacon Blaster Burger topped with Danish Blue Cheese. Served with your choice of Regular or Sweet Potato Fries.
(Vegetarian options available)

Don’t forget about our Signature Sisa Bowls.

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Organic products: free range eggs, salt mine, ghee, butter, nuts

We bring organic products of excellent quality at a good price. You can check the list below:

1 egg (free-range, organic) $0.35
1 lb fresh blueberries $7

200g Salt Mine $2.50

1 lb 100% organic cocoa powder $2.50

1 lb organic raw butter $3.50
1 lb mozzarella cheese $4
1 liter Greek yogurt $8

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Zarza Brewing: 1st anniversary party with live music!

Don’t miss our 1 year celebration this Saturday with classic rock from Ututo, drawings for prizes and a free beer with your $5 paid cover. It all starts early at 8 PM

Come early and enjoy Happy Hour from noon – 7 PM as well and receive $1 off pints.

Thank you for supporting us during our first year!

Saturday 8 PM,

Remigio Tamariz between Alfonso Borrero Y Lorenzo Piedra

Julio: WhatsApp: +52 553 348 9681
https://tinyurl.com/2s49ft36

Chimichangas? The best are in Santacruz Mexican Food and Bar!

Tex-Mex food? In Santa Cruz Mexican food and bar!
Come and enjoy the best chimichangas!
Quesadillas, Tacos, flutes; fajitas!
Many more options on our menu!
Order online 099 926 9635
Every day 2×1 in margaritas
3×2 in beers.
We welcome pets.
To see more of our Menu, please go to our Facebook @santacruzrestaurantcuenca.

https://www.facebook.com/santacruzrestaurantcuenca/menu/
Hours: Monday – Saturday: Noon – 10 PM Sunday: Closed,

Esmeraldas #2 20 Y Remigio Crespo (one block east of the Totems).

Santa Cruz Restaurant: 099 926 9635

Hours: Monday closed. Tuesday– Saturday: noon– 10 PM Sunday: noon—6 PM,

Esmeraldas #2 20 Y Remigio Crespo (one block east of the Totems).

Alba Saula: guillermina1908@hotmail.com

World Cup at Laredos!

Saturday and Sunday opening at 10 AM for the World Cup! Come enjoy a happy hour in drinks and food while we support the USA at 1 AM on Saturday! Sunday at 10 AM fish tacos and World Cup games!

December 3-4 10 AM,

1-77 Plaza Otorongo

Chris Beardman: 093 917 3689

USA vs Netherlands

The USA made it to the round of 16 in the Qatar World Cup. La Guarida is happy to show this essential game on-the-big-screen:

USA vs Netherlands

Saturday, December 3rd at 10 AM.
Brunch begins at 9 AM.

We’ll feature incredible American classics. Don’t miss this very important match as the USA continues its path to glory.

Reservations advised.
Book by calling 099 806 8071.

We are located at Mariscal Lamar and Luis Pauta.

December 3rd, from 9 AM to 1:PM, Free,

Mariscal Lamar 22-23 y Luis Pauta

Andres: underalias@gmail.com 099 806 8071

City: Cuenca

Horse trekking this Sunday – 2 spots left

Enjoy the fabulous sun and wind this Sunday. We are taking a ride through the mountains and valleys. 3 hours. Riders with some experience only.

Email for your spot.

Sunday, Dec 4, 10 AM pickup, $40 pp,

Victoria del Portete

Kim Curls: curlskim@hotmail.com

City: Cuenca

II Festival of the Toquilla Straw Hat, finest in the World

Sunday, December 4. From 10 AM to 5 PM: II Festival of the Hat in Pile

The town council of the community of Pile together with the associations of weavers organize the II Festival of the Hat in Pile, on Sunday, December 4 from 10 AM in the entrance of the community.

The festival will feature a fair of handicrafts made of toquilla straw and a gastronomic fair. Several Foundations and Organizations have joined the event with artistic presentations and village bands.

The festival will also include the participation of artisans of La Pila, to present their clay crafts, which is part of the national inventory of Ecuador’s intangible cultural heritage; and the community of Ligüiqui, who will show their work in Tagua. Let’s be part of a fair-trade festival to support the artisans in Ecuador! Buy direct from them!

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Common Grounds weekly entertainment

Common Grounds offers a wide variety of entertainment and specials ranging from Live Bands on Weekends and much more:
We will be showing the Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022!
Monday Night Football 7 PM
Fun Trivia” every Tuesdays. from 6:30 to 8 PM hosted by Debra L
Bilingual Gringo Bingo every Wednesday 12:30 – 3:30 PM hosted by Marty D.
Thursday $2 tacos and 2×1 margaritas all day Open Mic 6:30 PM hosted by Mike W. and NFL games.
Friday Night Fun karaoke 7:30 PM hosted by Jhonson and Mariane
Saturday Night Live music: This Saturday, Dec, 3rd “Black Purple Band” 7:30 PM
Also now, every Saturday at 11 PM if you like to party late, please stay with us for our After Party show with a second band or DJ: this Saturday Dec,3rd DJ Marcelo 22! playing the best hits ever.
Sunday NFL football all day
Weekday Happy Hour: 3 to 7 PM. Be sure to check out our Facebook page to see what’s happening every week at Common Grounds Sports Bar and Grill, best sports bar in town.

December 4th from 11 AM to 11 PM, $$,

Eduardo Crespo Malo, Gran Colombia

Olger Cristian Romero V: commongrounds@outlook.com 098 107 9406

City: Cuenca

Let’s get in the Spirit of Christmas

Join us this Sunday at the International Christian Community as we begin a three Sunday series on the Spirits of Christmas. Our sanctuary is decorated with a Christmas theme and there is a beautiful tree. Being it is the first Sunday of December we will celebrate Christmas Communion.
It may be a beautiful balmy sunny day outside but inside we will celebrate the fulfilment of Christ in our lives. Come feel the spirit!

Sunday, December 4, 11 AM to 12:30 PM, free,

5-02 Nicanor Aguilar y Solano

Phil Kennemer: kennemerphi1@gmail.com

City: Cuenca

Good Karma Bistro presents Gaura y Lila’s Cooking Classes

This week we are going to cook some wonderful Italian dishes! This time we will learn a variety of super tasty pasta and other classic Italian dishes. They are all easy to make, healthy and super delicious.

Don’t miss this opportunity to expand your pasta arsenal!

Menu

-Garlic bread with cheese (without garlic)
-Caprese salad
-Spaghetti Marinara
-Fettuccine Alfredo
-Pesto Fusilli with Broccoli
-Conchiglie with Pumpkin Sauce

-Please reserve your assistance

Saturday. 10th of December 9 AM – Noon, $25 per person.

Good Karma Bistro, Remigio Tamariz 2-40 y Federico Proaño

Gaura y Lila: monimont26@gmail.com +593 95 908 8764

City: Cuenca

Good Karma presents cooking classes from our chef from India

Bring a taste of the Middle East into your home with this incredible Lebanese menu! Lebanese cuisine is an absolute treat for vegetarians, full of fresh vegetables, tasty crunchy treats and sauces, all prepared to perfection. These authentic recipes will allow you to create those incredible flavors at home.

Menu

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Christmas Toy Drive – starting now at Dr. Grace’s Office!

Christmas is close again and we want to bring some joy to the most ones in need in the Azuay community.

Every Christmas for the last 24 years we have collected new toys to be delivered to children in the Azuay community. This year, we want to invite you to be part of this rewarding experience!

Drop-off location: Dr. Grace’s Office
Collect starting now until December 22nd, 2022

Starting Now, free

Miguel Cordero y Av. Paucarbamba / Edificio Work Center – Oficina 210

Grace: graceord13@hotmail.com

City: Cuenca

Christmas Toy Drive – starting now at Dr. Grace’s Office!

Christmas is close again and we want to bring some joy to the most ones in need in the Azuay community.

Every Christmas for the last 24 years we have collected new toys to be delivered to children in the Azuay community. This year, we want to invite you to be part of this rewarding experience!

Drop-off location: Dr. Grace’s Office
Collect starting now until December 22nd, 2022

Starting Now, free

Miguel Cordero y Av. Paucarbamba / Edificio Work Center – Oficina 210

Grace: graceord13@hotmail.com

City: Cuenca

St. Christopher Episcopal Mission celebrates its third year

Looking for an English-speaking church home?

St. Christopher Episcopal Mission invites you to celebrate our Third Year Anniversary, Sunday, December 4th at 4 PM. We are the first English-speaking Episcopal Church in South America.

You will find an inclusive, multicultural, bi-lingual, and multi-generational worship community, with joyful friendly members, who are committed to social justice and helping others.

We would love to have you gather with us every Sunday at 4 PM.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StChristopherCuenca/

Google Map https://goo.gl/maps/YoGRCn4AaH12QWvL6

Every Sunday from 4 to 5 PM, free,

Bartolomé de las Casas #5-34 y Tirso de Molina

Calvin E Hefner TSSF: calvinhefner38@gmail.com 096 795 9674

City: Cuenca

Today: Gran Feria/World Cup Extravaganza at Sabatino’s

If it’s happening today, it’s happening at Sabatino’s. Come shop from some of Cuenca’s premier artisans and entrepreneurs, watch the US take on the Netherlands in the first knockout round of the World Cup 2022, and enjoy a tasty lunch.

In addition to the full menu, you can choose from one of these four specials for only $7 each.

BBQ Pork Ribs, mashed potatoes, salad
Chicken Fried Steak, mashed potatoes, salad
Fried Chicken, mashed potatoes, salad
Ravioli (chicken or spinach) with your choice of sauce (marinara, pesto, creamy pesto), salad

And to finish off your meal–2×1 Cuba Libres!

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Alafi Artisan cheeses invite you to the Gran Feria Sabatino´s

Come join us this Saturday, December 3rd, to the Gran Feria Sabatino’s where you can find our excellent cheeses in company of a great group of Cuencan entrepeneurs, we’re waiting for you to have a great day and celebrate the start of Christmas!

Enjoy our cheese catalogue, starting from the Clineja Cheese, Cottage cheese 99% lactose free, Hand Cheese, and so on!

And for Soccer lovers, USA will fight for its place with Netherlands. And what a better place than the Sabatino’s Restaurant to share with people and have a great time while supporting your favorite team!

Saturday, December 3rd. From 10 AM to 2 PM,

Sabatino’s Garden Restaurant Roberto Aguilar and 3 de Noviembre (one block west of Plaza Otorongo), Cuenca.

Alafi: alafialimentos@gmail.com 097 892 0361

Sisa Bowl restaurant and chocolate

Come join us at Sisa Bowl

This week’s specials include selected Paninis, and our Signature Bowls.

And don’t forget to try our Danish Blue Bacon Blaster Burger; Our signature Bacon Blaster Burger topped with Danish Blue Cheese. Served with your choice of Regular or Sweet Potato Fries.

(Vegetarian options available)

Don’t forget about our Signature Sisa Bowls.

Simply pick your protein
A selection of Fresh Vegetables
Served on Rice or Rice Noodles
And your choice from our 12 homemade sauces.
Vegetarian and Gluten free options available!!

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Friday at Pájaro y Bestia

This week, we will focus on sandwiches. We have been putting meals on a plate for several weeks, and people are increasingly asking for something on a sandwich roll.

Since I treat our weekends as being my private BBQ parties, I am going to step out and take a few risks this weekend.

Apple Oink – pork belly, with two kinds of apples (cooked and pickled), cheese, spinach, a touch of basil mayo, on a ginormous sandwich roll.

Surf and turf – Beef rib meat and langostino with a white sauce. Designed to be reminiscent of a lobster roll, but to make a red meat carnivore happy.

Design your own – have your own great idea for a sandwich? I will be happy to see if we can put together your dream sandwich for you. Perfect way for you to experiment without having to buy a massive number of ingredients just for one sandwich.

Onion fried hamburgers – if you have never tried this, then you might want to reevaluate whether you are truly a carnivore. The onions turn sweet with our cooking process, giving this simple (and inexpensive) burger a unique taste. Served nearly naked, with only a few pickle chips (but we will russell up some lettuce and tomato and/or a slice of cheese if you wish). I was raised in a town of 30,000 people – and that bitty town supported three separate restaurants that primarily sold this burger.

Going to try a new dish this week. A savory sweet potato dish with cumin and cilantro. Just to switch up from potato salad.

Mac & cheese – well, because it is or most popular side dish.
And if you speak Spanish, then you can tell Rosa that she now officially makes better mac & cheese than I do.

Beans – I will decide what kind when I put the beans on to soak tonight.

Coleslaw – not serving pulled pork this week, but I will have pork that will benefit from a dollop of slaw if you want to design your own sandwich (but we may steal your recipe).

Yes, yes, yes – we will still have pork ribs this weekend. And a few beef ribs for service on a plate.

Good people, good food, good times. No drama. That is the mission statement of Pájaro y Bestia.

Sé la bestia!!

Friday – 1 to 8 PM or when we run out of food,

Gran Colombia 13-100 y Estévez de Toral

Leroy: For delivery or to reserve ribs – 098 321 8273

Saturday dinner at Don Colon’s restaurant

Don Colon’s restaurant – Saturday Dinner Specials

Fettuccine Alfredo with Shrimp or Chicken
Or
Filet Mignon

Both include:

Onion soup
Baked Potato
A glass of wine

Only $12.95
Reservations please

Saturday, December 3,

Corner of Parque Calderon

Colon Campos: 099 827 0703

This week, specials at Kolo Restaurant and Bakery

Hola amigos, buen dia, I would love to let you know about the specials we are offering this week in Kolo Restaurant and Bakery:

Breakfast: Quiche Lorraine, served with avocado and fruit, coffee or tea or fresh juice $6
Lunch: Mac & Cheese, with chicken and homemade bread, iced tea, lemonade or juice $7

Hope to see you soon. Lucky us when that happens.
Please share, always help.

December 2nd from 8 AM to 3 PM,

Luis Cordero #5-65 and Juan Jaramillo

Frank Gonzalez: frankic85@hotmail.com 099 297 5788

Award Winning Ecuadorian Band at idiomART

Our December Patio Sessions is going to be outstanding!

We have award winning Ecuadorian band, Trio la Comarca, who will take you on a musical journey around this incredible country and we may even cross the border into other Latin American and Andean sounds as well!

This will be our last Patio Sessions concert of the year and boy are we going out with a cultural bang!

Please reserve your seats soon as our concerts tend to sell out.

Reservations: idiomartcuenca@gmail.com

See you soon.

Sunday, Dec. 11; Doors open: 2 PM; Music starts: 3 PM, $10,

Mariscal Lamar 14-25 y Estevez de Toral

Sarah HB: idiomartcuenca@gmail.com

City: Cuenca

Come see us! Fresh blueberries and almonds this weekend

Looking for fresh blueberries or whole, raw, shelled almonds?

Come see us at Sabatinos this Saturday or Centro Comercial Plaza de las Americas this Sunday.

Stop by, say hi, and taste some products!

Sabatinos Fair will be happening this Saturday.
Location: Sabatinos restaurant Roberto Aguilar and 3 de Noviembre (1 block west of Plaza Otorongo)
Time: from 10 AM

Centro Comercial Plaza de las Americas will be hosting its entrepreneur fair this Sunday
Location: Centro Comercial Plaza de las Americas. Plaza de las Americas, Av. de las Americas y Calle del Tejar
Time: from 10 AM

Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM, Free event,

Supermaxi Americas – Sabatinos Restaurant

The Blue Biker: cuencablueberries@gmail.com

City: Cuenca

Date change for Bubbles & Chocolate Tasting

We just realized that we had scheduled our Bubbles and Chocolate Tasting for the same date as the Azuay Community Theater’s VIP Premiere showing of their Christmas Radio Play and, well, that’s just silly! We definitely don’t see any need to have both of these incredible events planned for the same night, so Melissa, the sommelier, and I talked and decided to change the date.

New date: Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 4 PM!

What is the Bubbles & Chocolate Tasting?

What’s the difference between champagne, Prosecco, sparkling wine, and other bubbles?
In this exclusive tasting workshop, you will learn the nuances between the different bubbles available. You will also learn about dark chocolate and its various benefits. The tasting workshop includes Italian Prosecco by Pitars, sparkling wine, and gourmet Ecuadorian dark chocolate by Kamm.

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Christmas fruit cake

Hi! I am Michelle Palacios, the pastry chef and entrepreneur.

Our cake of fruits marinated in Cognac will make you feel the magic of Christmas!

Ask for it in any of our 3 presentations!

– 6 portion cake – $10
– 12 portion cake – $15

We make home deliveries within the city without fee.

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Mariangel and the Jazz Devils at the Jazz Society Cafe!

This Saturday at the Jazz Society Cafe:
Mariangel and The Jazz Devils!

Great Jazz and delicious food!

Don’t miss this amazing band playing your favorite songs!

Food and Beverage service from 6 PM. Jazz Concert starts at 7 PM

Reservations: jazzsocietyofecuador@gmail.com

Jazz Ecuador:

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Tonight: Esteban Encalada Trio at the Jazz Society Cafe!

Esteban Encalada Trio!
This ensemble is all Cuencano, a guitar-led jazz trio based in Cuenca, Ecuador. You heard Esteban play in different local and ex-pat spots in town. This Friday, bass player, Josep Wazhima and drummer, Edwin Clavijo will join him. Esteban Encalada Edwin Clavijo Josep Wazhima.

Don’t miss this extraordinary jazz trio and delicious dinner from the Mother & Son Family Kitchen!

Reservations: jazzsocietyofecuador@gmail.com

Friday 7 PM, 2nd of December, $5 cover fee,

Los Cedros, Los Claveles 293

Debby Degamo: reservations@jazzsocietycafe.com 096 322 3377

City: Cuenca

A 7-course tasting menu to die for

This year, through food, La Guarida has visited so many places around the world. We have created a dozen amazing tasting menus and as we approach the end of the year we are excited to select our favorite 7 dishes; all for the price of $25.

We’ll feature: Homemade sourdough and coconut butter, a Mexican corn gordita, a Mediterranean white bean soup, a spicy-Thai minced pork, our very popular crunchy cauliflower, the mouth-watering honey walnut shrimp, our vegetarian lasagna and three delicious mistakes: key-lime pie, tiramisu and our decadent chocolate cake.

This is an experience you don’t want to miss. This whole menu can be vegetarian.

Book by calling 099 806 8071. We are located at Mariscal Lamar and Luis Pauta.

December 2nd, from 5 to 9 PM, $25

Mariscal Lamar 22-23 y Luis Pauta

Andres: underalias@gmail.com 099 806 8071

City: Cuenca

Casa Aurora, no cover – haute cuisine, artesenal beers, music

Great food, art exhibitions, artesanal beers, vegan ice cream, amazing coffees and music by the “Vynals”
No cover!

Saturday Dec 3 and 4 from 10 AM – 6 PM, free,

Calle Los Cisnes y Golondrinas, esq.

Cristian Lopez: fromceti@gmail.com

City: Cuenca

Christmas Toy Drive – starting now at Dr. Grace’s Office!

Christmas is close again and we want to bring some joy to the most ones in need in the Azuay community.

Every Christmas for the last 24 years we have collected new toys to be delivered to children in the Azuay community. This year, we want to invite you to be part of this rewarding experience!

Drop-off location: Dr. Grace’s Office
Collect starting now until December 22nd, 202

Starting Now, 0,

Miguel Cordero y Av. Paucarbamba, Edificio Workcenter, Office 210

Dr. Grace Ordonez: graceord13@hotmail.com

City: Cuenca

First Tuesday, walk to Turi — and beyond if you want

We will meet at Tres Puentes, Tuesday, Dec. 6th at 9 AM and walk the stairs to Turi and, if you want to continue, we will go to mega Parque Icto Cruz. Please reserve if you plan to attend so we know to wait for you.

December 6th, 9 AM, free,

Tres Puentes

Paul Kaperick: paulkaperick@gmail.com

City: Cuenca

Tienda Nectar’s Ginger and Holiday Fest

Don’t forget to come to Tienda Nectar tomorrow for our Ginger Fest! Great healthy and beautiful ginger products and more. Free tastings and a drawing for a Holiday Gift Basket. Come for lunch and enjoy some holiday shopping and good cheer.

Saturday, December 3rd, from 10 AM – 2 PM, free,

1-127 Mariscal Sucre Y Manuel Vega

Lynn Mizono: mizonol@msn.com

City: Cuenca

Casseroles that will comfort and warm your heart!

Casseroles are our favorite baked meals to prepare. From lasagna to Shepherd’s pie, casseroles are a warm and satisfying one-dish meal, and we do our best to make them more nutritious than others. We limit the fat by using extra virgin olive oil, no sugar, and less sodium content in our recipe. We also use only the best fresh veggies and our organic bone broth.

So, if you want to keep your kitchen clean or feel a little under the weather, having our casseroles in your freezer, ready for reheating, will comfort and warm your heart.

Please give us a day’s notice to shop and to prepare your order.

Free delivery within the city for orders $30 or more.
WhatsApp 096 322 3377
$25 Family Size 8 to 10 servings
$13 Regular Size 5 to 6 servings
$6.50 Budget Size 2 to 3 servings

Choices

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Friday: Esteban Encalada Trio Live!

Esteban Encalada Trio!

This ensemble is all Cuencano, a guitar-led jazz trio based in Cuenca, Ecuador. You heard Esteban play in different local and ex-pat spots in town. This Friday, bass player Josep Wazhima and drummer Edwin Clavijo will join him.

Esteban Encalada
Edwin Clavijo
Josep Wazhima

Don’t miss this extraordinary jazz trio and delicious dinner from the Mother & Son Family Kitchen!

Reservations: jazzsocietyofecuador@gmail.com
WhatsApp 096 322 3377

Friday 7 PM, Dec. 2, 2022,

Jazz Society Cafe, Los Cedros y Los Claveles ( one block North of Ordonez Lasso)

Debby Degamo: jazzsocietyofecuador@gmail.com 096 322 3377
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Cuenca’s #1 Southern Fried Chicken, Joes’ Secret Garden

Saturday, Dine-In and Sunday, takeout – delivery and pickup.
Crisp fried chicken, biscuits and gravy … that’s down-home …crunchy, scraggly and subtly spicy golden chicken served with creamy coleslaw, buttery garlic mashed potatoes, milk gravy, light country biscuits ending with a ‘warm, chocolate puddin’ cake” makes for real good eating. Mixed with the comfort and friendly atmosphere of home … It’s a real treat.

Or

Herb Garlic Roast Chicken is always a healthy option. Please order at booking or at least 24 hours in advance. We cook it just for you.

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La Mia at Cuenca Consignments

La Mia Goat Cheese is back at Cuenca Consignments Thursda and Friday from 11-2. We will have all of out goodies including cottage cheese, feta, triple Cream and others. We also have all of our artisanal licores and breads (cakes) Banana, Blueberry and Zucchini. We also have Greek style goat yogurt.

Thurs and Fri noon-1 PM, noon-2 PM, 11 AM – 2 PM,

Isabela and 12 de Abril 4-75 Isabela

Craig Carothers: ccar0050@gmail.com 099 128 0415

Sisa Bowl Restaurant

Come join us at Sisa Bowl

This week’s specials include selected Paninis, and our Signature Bowls.

And don’t forget to try our Danish Blue Bacon Blaster Burger; Our signature Bacon Blaster Burger topped with Danish Blue Cheese. Served with your choice of Regular or Sweet Potato Fries.

(Vegetarian options available)

Don’t forget about our Signature Sisa Bowls.

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Double D’s menu for the week of December 5 and other information

Saturday is going to be a happening day, and we’re going to be right in the middle of it.

Come to Sabatino’s Garden Restaurante to watch the USA take on the Netherlands in the knockout round of this year’s World Cup. Either before or after the game, you can shop from a wide variety of quality vendors and mark some things off your gift-giving list.

And–of course–you should eat lunch while you’re there. Mauricio has four great lunch specials and the full menu will be available, too. Thirsty? 2X1 Cuba Libres will take care of that.

Oh, one more thing you can accomplish on Saturday: order our food for next week so you’ve got something yummy to eat later in the week. Here’s the menu and ordering details.

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Sisa Bowl Restaurant

Come join us at Sisa Bowl

This week’s specials include selected Paninis, and our Signature Bowls.

And don’t forget to try our Danish Blue Bacon Blaster Burger; Our signature Bacon Blaster Burger topped with Danish Blue Cheese. Served with your choice of Regular or Sweet Potato Fries.

(Vegetarian options available)

Don’t forget about our Signature Sisa Bowls.

Simply pick your protein
A selection of Fresh Vegetables
Served on Rice or Rice Noodles
And your choice from our 12 homemade sauces.
Vegetarian and Gluten free options available!!

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7 Bakery Coffee

Business hours

Physical store
Address: Av Gonzales Suarez 14-90 and Luis Martinez
Tuesday to Saturday, home deliveries via WhatsApp 098 862 7147
From 9 AM – 5 PM or while supplies last

Raised donuts

Filled:

Boston Cream $1.25
Choco-Nutella $1.25
Choco-Passion fruit $1.25
Choco-Dulce de Leche $1.25
Vanilla Blackberry $1.25
Choco-Blackberry $1.25
Creme Brulee $1.25
Lemon Pie Donut $1.25
Tres Leches Donut $1.25
Oreo – Cookies and Cream $1.25
Piña Colada $1.25

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Cuenca Salmon – favorite product back in stock

Our delicious Moroccan Merguez Lamb Sausage is back in stock.
Buy any 3 of Sausages and receive 1 package of Smoked Polish Juniper Sausages free ($9 value)

Shop 24/7 on our website http://www.cuencasalmon.com

Thursday Dec. 1st.,

Los Alamos y 3 de Noviembre

Lenny Charnoff: info@cuencasalmon.com 099 122 1238

Double your pleasure! Only from King Smokehouse Burgers

A question for you. What is even better than the meats? How about double the meats? And double the cheese? In other words, double everything between a tender delicious bun. You will need a lot of napkins for this special from Felix at King Smokehouse Burgers. Two big, juicy, hand crafted patties of Felix’s own secret blend of meats and spices. Cooked to perfection then layered on those oh so good buns with two delicious slices of tangy melty cheese, topped with lettuce, tomato, and get this double the bacon too! OMG where do I find this divine delight? Only at King Smokehouse Burgers, that’s where!

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Visit us for American and Ecuadorian food at great prices

Come visit Sabor Casero-Cositas Ricas for home style cooking. A cozy place with outdoor and indoor seating. We have desayunos and almuerzos plus a menu of delicious food including hamburgers, tigrillo, pasta, quesadillas, fish and chips, Mediterranean salad and more. Look for the green turf and umbrellas.

From Monday to Friday, from 8 AM to 2:30 PM,

Gran Colombia between León XIII and Unidad Nacional.

Alexandra Calle: alex_calle36@icloud.com 096 068 5495

Delicious and homemade ice cream from Carlos at Vivaldi Ice Cream

Do you enjoy delicious homemade ice cream? The kind that you ate growing up! You will love these flavors! Many flavors are not available anywhere else in Ecuador. Give your mouth a treat! What are you waiting for?

All ice cream is made with all-natural ingredients. Real cream, real sugar, real eggs, real fruit. No chemicals added.

I have the following flavors available for you this week. Enjoy.

1 liter $8 – 500ml $4.50

Mexican Horchata Ice Cream (Cinnamon and rice pudding flavor)
Oreo Ice Cream
Chocolate Ice Cream
Vanilla Ice Cream
Coffee Ice Cream
Mango Ice Cream
Lemon Ice Cream

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Hainanese chicken rice special!

The dish is a traditional Hainanese delicacy called Wenchang chicken. Specific free-roaming chickens from the Hainanese town of Wenchang are fed food like peanut bran, coconut, and other things. Cuenca has good chicken that is suitable for this dish. My son, James, will give his touch in preparing this flavorful dish. Chef James will highlight this dish’s three components: the poached chicken, the aromatic rice, and the sauce. This dish is for you if you love ginger and lemon grass and a hint of spicy sauce on the side.

Whole Chicken with rice and chili sauce $28 *enough for 6 to 8 servings
Chicken breast cut with rice and chili sauce $10 *enough for 2 servings
Quarter leg part $7 *enough for 6 to 8 servings

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Zarza Brewing: 1 year Anniversary Party Saturday

This Saturday we’ll have live Rock and Roll with Ututo to celebrate our 1st year in our location in Cuenca! We’ll also have a raffle for prizes and a free beer for every person present. $5 cover gets you a beer, rock and roll and prizes!

Also Wednesday don’t forget our $1.25 taco special!

Saturday,

Remigio Tamariz between Alfonso Borrero and Lorenzo Piedra

Julio: WhatsApp: +52 55 3348 9681
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Pei’s Pot Stickers (working from Tuesday to Sunday)

Hello friends and customers in Cuenca, I am Pei, still selling traditional Chinese food. Now I offer home delivery and Dine-in service. Looking forward to hearing from you. Please let me know in advance.

This is the menu:

dumplings
12 pieces

pork • $5
chicken • $5
shrimp and pork • $7
vegetable • $5
Beef • $6

stir-fried-noodles
hand-made noodles

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Chocolate tasting free by Museum of Cacao

We are pleased to invite all of you this Saturday to enjoy the experience to delight the best chocolate in the city. Our products are organic and allow us to support the families that produce cacao in their family farms.

Saturday 3, Free,

Supermaxi de las Americas

Jhoa Cruz: jhoacruz@yahoo.com

City: Cuenca

This Saturday, Dec 3, is the date

Come to the Sabatino’s Garden Fair to enjoy the joy of soccer with your partner, friends and family while tasting the best products from Cuenca’s entrepreneurs.

– Cupcakes, muffins, crackers.
– Cheeses in all its versions.
– profiteroles
– National and imported chocolates.
– Charcuterie and delicatessens
– Handmade candles
– Natural products for personal care.

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Cuban music, dancing and an incredible meal

This Thursday at 7:30 PM, La Guarida Cuenca is hosting, three world-class Cuban musicians: Anayvis Beltrán, Noel Batista and Yunior Hernández. They make up Trio NoAn. This very talented trio will bring the tropical heat and will for sure make you dance and enjoy yourself in a very intimate concert highlighting Cuban music.

Enjoy a fantastic dinner and world-class performers in one of the most acoustically perfect venues in Cuenca. A perfect-intimate musical experience.

Book by calling 099 806 8071. Admission $7

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Watch USA/NED World Cup game at Sabatino’s on Saturday

With the USA making it to the knockout stage of the 2022 World Cup, come watch Saturday’s game against the Netherlands at 10 AM on any of our four large TVs.

Wait! What else starts at 10 AM? That’s right–the December Gran Feria Sabatino’s!

Choose from four delicious lunch specials each only $7.

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Christmas Toy Drive – starting now at Dr. Grace’s Office!

Christmas is close again and we want to bring some joy to the most ones in need in the Azuay community.

Every Christmas for the last 24 years we have collected new toys to be delivered to children in the Azuay community. This year, we want to invite you to be part of this rewarding experience!

Drop-off location: Dr. Grace’s Office
Collect starting now until December 22nd, 2022

Starting Now, 0,

Miguel Cordero y Av. Paucarbamba, Edificio Workcenter, Office 210

Dr Grace Ordonez: graceord13@hotmail.com

City: Cuenca
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