Fiambre is the traditional meal for the #DayoftheDead in Guatemala, which takes place on November 2. But El Barrio Bar is getting a head start tonight with a platter big enough for two at their weekly Noche de Chapin, which serves authentic Mayan meals. Starts at 6 PM.
There will be parties all over Guatemala for the Day of the Dead, and they have already started today, Halloween. Officially Day of the Dead — Dia de los Muertos — is celebrated on November 2, but it’s really a three-day event. Look for fiambre, the official food of this important day in the culture of ancient Mesoamerica as well as Mexico and Central America.