The best Italian sausage in San Miguel de Allende.

The best Italian sausage in San Miguel de Allende.

I hadn’t seen Bob Masucci in at least a year. Philadelphia Bob is what we used to call him. Good poker players always have nicknames. A few years ago we used to mix it up on Mondays at a dealer’s choice game at the gone but not forgotten Manolo’s on...
The famous San Miguel chef you may never have even heard of.

The famous San Miguel chef you may never have even heard of.

He’s cooked for the President of the United States. The Prime Minister of Great Britain. The Chancellor of Germany. He’s held the executive chef position at top ranked resorts in the Mayan Riviera. In 1996, while still a student, he won double gold at the...
Ole! Ole! Ole! For this San Miguel mole.

Ole! Ole! Ole! For this San Miguel mole.

I think moles are Mexico’s greatest contribution to the world of cuisine. And I think, if Mexico decides to declare a national dish, it should be the magnificent mole poblano. Mexican moles deserve to be ranked with the world’s most celebrated sauces. The...
There have been some significant sightings in San Miguel.

There have been some significant sightings in San Miguel.

Significant if the stars you seek are the shining stars of the Galaxy Oenologia Major. I’m talking about some of the winners of the World Wine Awards that I wrote about last week. And this news coming after I learned that they are now all sold out at La Europea....
Tannat. Lovelier the second time around.

Tannat. Lovelier the second time around.

I always liked Tannat, the restaurant with the Uruguayan accent on Ancha de San Antonio. I liked Jose Manuel and Monica Garcia, the couple that owned it. And I liked that the focus was almost as much on the wine as the food. But I hardly ever went there. I’m not...

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