Famous banana bread on Sundays
The bakery Xicotencad Doña Luisa is a landmark of Antigua Guatemala. Anyone in the capital who comes to spend the weekend passes by Dona Luisa to buy banana bread and other breads for the week. There is a patio where breakfast is served, or style breakfast with eggs cooked with beans and fried plantains, or more continental breakfast with pastries and breads. At noon they make sandwiches with breads, salads,and fruit smoothies to accompany them. The place is in a typical colonial house in Antigua, a lovely Spanish style courtyard. There are frescoes showing the women of Guatemala in their daily lives.