Seven of San Miguel’s best dishes are right at your fingertips.

Seven of San Miguel’s best dishes are right at your fingertips.

I was very surprised when I went to visit Uber Eats this week. They have grown like crazy. And they’ve added some of the very best dishes from some of San Miguel’s very best chefs. With an emphasis more on lunch than dinner, and a focus on affordability, here are...
Nine places in San Miguel with tasty takeout.

Nine places in San Miguel with tasty takeout.

When fellow foodie “Pirate John” Burger suggested the timing was very right for a blog post on restaurants with good takeout dishes, I obviously agreed. When Pirate John volunteered to also write the post, even better. Here are his nine hearty recommendations:  ...
Flàmmeküeche has arrived in San Miguel.

Flàmmeküeche has arrived in San Miguel.

OK, let me first admit that I had to look up the word, too. Maybe a lighter especially designed for doobies? No. But there is some fire involved. Translated roughly from the German, flàmmeküeche means flame pastry. And there are at least five different spellings (and...
Makin’ bacon. The Canadian way.

Makin’ bacon. The Canadian way.

It’s almost a ritual in Toronto. You get up early on Saturday morning and head down to St. Lawrence Market, the best food market in the world according to National Geographic. After about an hour of merry-go-rounding the hood, searching for any place under ten bucks...
Trazo 1810. Making seafood a lot tastier.

Trazo 1810. Making seafood a lot tastier.

I love eating fish. And at my age, I will probably enjoy eating fish for the rest of my life. But will my children or my grandchildren have that same pleasure? Most of the world’s waters are now either being fished to their limit or overfished. With the world’s...
Three tasty tacos you may have never tried.

Three tasty tacos you may have never tried.

Most of the time Don Day’s Wife and I share the shopping duties. She tends to do the supermarkets. I tend to do the not so super markets. About every two weeks though we do what we call the big shop. This is the one where we replenish the laundry detergent, the...
I’ll be taking a cheque. I’m hoping you will too.

I’ll be taking a cheque. I’m hoping you will too.

Back in 2016, I had my first exposure to the Feed The Hungry San Miguel organization. It was a very moving experience. I had no comprehension of the enormous contribution this charity makes to our community. I published an article then that detailed the urgent need of...
Only one more day left to vote for your favorite restaurant.

Only one more day left to vote for your favorite restaurant.

February 29 is your last chance to vote in the SMART awards. It’s the annual event where I ask Don Day in SMA readers to tell me your favorite restaurants. SMART stands for San Miguel de Allende Readers Taste and, to vote, requires only a quick email. The only...
The March wine-pairing dinner takes us to Japan.

The March wine-pairing dinner takes us to Japan.

Our next San Miguel wine-pairing dinner will focus on some of Japan’s most celebrated dishes. Guest chef Satoru Takeda will join Chikatana chef Alejandra Landeros in creating four courses paired with local Mexican wines. ONE NIGHT IN TOKYO Yakigyoza Boiled and roasted...
Hail Caesar! Hail Flavio!

Hail Caesar! Hail Flavio!

Name the Mexican fine-dining dish most prepared outside of Mexico. OK, a clue, it doesn’t include a taco. OK, another clue, there are no chiles. The most prepared dish outside of Mexico is, according to Chef Flavio Ramirez Jr., the Caesar Salad. The extraordinary...

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