“I’ve got what in my mouth?”

“I’ve got what in my mouth?”

I wrote what’s written below back in early March when San Miguel de Allende was still open for business. The “gentlemen who lunch” met at Crow that day to experience two very different but very tasty cantina specialties that are virtually impossible to find anywhere...
A love story. In six chapters.

A love story. In six chapters.

I wrote what’s below back in January, with little intention of ever publishing it (the photos, especially, were never meant to be shared) and, if I remember right, it was written after a second bottle of wine was opened. A lot of what I wrote has little relevance in...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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