Celebrating San Miguel’s top ten favorite restaurants.

Celebrating San Miguel’s top ten favorite restaurants.

Last night, the Fifth Annual SMART Awards dinner was held. It’s the evening when we recognize the town’s very best restaurants as voted on by the readers of Don Day in SMA. 518 people voted. Each voter was allowed to choose up to three restaurants. In a town of almost...
The very best restaurant in San Miguel de Allende.

The very best restaurant in San Miguel de Allende.

No, I’m not going to tell you which restaurant it is. You’re going to tell me. For it’s time again for the SMART awards. The annual event where I ask Don Day in SMA readers to tell me your favorite restaurant. SMART stands for San Miguel de Allende Readers Taste and,...
Location. Location. Zumo.

Location. Location. Zumo.

I’m sure you know the old line about real estate: The three most important features of any property that’s for sale are location, location, location. You may also know that the most important factor influencing the success of a retail operation is, yes again,...
Are Mexican wines ready to take on the world?

Are Mexican wines ready to take on the world?

Once upon a time, there was a fledgling wine industry. In an area that had been been dominated by peach and cherry orchards, trees were felled and vines were planted. The grape varietals that were chosen were those that had done well in similar soils, in similar...
San Miguel celebrates its new favorite restaurants.

San Miguel celebrates its new favorite restaurants.

With many thanks to photographers Richard Smerdon and Marshall Postnikoff. Last night, at San Miguel restaurant Aguamiel, the gala dinner for the 2017 SMART awards was held. SMART stands for San Miguel de Allende Readers’ Taste and, each year, readers of Don Day in...
La Parada. Proving Peruvian is a world class cuisine.

La Parada. Proving Peruvian is a world class cuisine.

We had old friends visiting this week. Old friends who were new to San Miguel. So we were faced with the decision as to where to go for lunch. We have about five go to places. The old standbys we call them. They are all restaurants with a pleasant ambience, efficient...

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