Searching for the season’s first asparagus in San Miguel.

Searching for the season’s first asparagus in San Miguel.

Don Day had lunch with Don Day’s Wife today. There was just the two of them so it was all about what and where they wanted to eat. Don Day wanted tongue, a dish that is generally only available as street food. Don Day’s Wife wanted asparagus, a dish that...
Sabores y Salsas. Now, new and improved.

Sabores y Salsas. Now, new and improved.

Don Day used to be in the advertising business. And when you’re in the ad biz, you learn to use words that sell in your ad copy. Words like amazing, free, colossal, reduced, special, professional, rare and lifetime. Don Day’s favorite advertising words...
Aye, there is a Mexican haggis, laddie.

Aye, there is a Mexican haggis, laddie.

Don Day’s father was a Scotsman. Well, actually, not just a Scotsman but, according to Don Day’s mother, a bloody great Scotsman. What is a bloody great Scotsman? He’s a man who wears a kilt to formal occasions, appreciates the tossing of a...
Who has the best buns in San Miguel?

Who has the best buns in San Miguel?

It was about six, maybe seven years ago. I was perched at the far end of Harry’s Bar in San Miguel de Allende. From there you could have a bird’s eye view of pretty much everything that was going on. And there was always something going on. What was going...
How the little pig lost his leg.

How the little pig lost his leg.

Many, many years ago, an 18-year-old Canadian boy came to Mexico for the summer. He had learned that by spending six weeks with a family in this faraway foreign land, he would receive a university credit in Spanish. He had dreamed that the Mexican family would, like...

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