What? You’ve never tried birria?

What? You’ve never tried birria?

I’m not surprised. I hadn’t tried it until about ten years ago. And I’m a guy who scours the back streets of San Miguel on a constant search for anything new and different. Especially anything Mexican. The problem with birria is it’s a regional dish, a very regional...
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:  ...
Ooey gooey goodness. At Inside Cafe.

Ooey gooey goodness. At Inside Cafe.

I can’t remember how many people had mentioned it in the past. But two different people did it again on my last visit to the restaurant. And told me with unbridled gusto. “The best, the very best sandwich in San Miguel” one of them said. I’d thought about having it a...
I’ve got a new source for affordable beef in San Miguel.

I’ve got a new source for affordable beef in San Miguel.

If you ask people about my eating habits, they will tell you that I, enthusiastically and passionately, eat virtually anything and everything. The crawly, the weird, the squiggly, the strange, the creepy, the ghastly, the eerie, the ugly. It’s true. I do. But I’m also...
My romance with romeritos.

My romance with romeritos.

I’d only ever seen them in Mexico and, until recently, I thought they were gone from my diet forever, maybe even extinct. These tasty little plants called romeritos used to show up every winter in San Miguel de Allende. Then disappeared. But there they were, back in...

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