Maru Toledo’s cooking school is rescuing colonial and pre-Hispanic cuisine

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Maru Toledo is an award-winning cook, culinary researcher, radio personality and author of at least 20 cookbooks, typically filled with fascinating anecdotes, interviews and, of course, recipes. I first met Maru — years ago — beneath a thatched roof in the woods, near Jalisco’s famous circular pyramids, the Guachimontones. She had invited us More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, June 24th, 2018
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Azafran: one of the best paella contests in the wolrd takes place in Guanajuato

The second edition of Azafrán, one of the most emblematic gastronomic festivals of Guanajuato, will take place on July 28; in which paella is the star of the event. Renowned personalities from the gastronomic More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
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Cerveza Allende, ready to play the World Cup!

A few days before the kick off of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, the amateur match plans begin to support the Mexican Soccer Team, including a lot of food and, of course, liters of beer. To celebrate this union around More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Friday, June 8th, 2018
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Anthony Bourdain dies at age 61

Anthony Bourdain, the chef who became a world-traveling storyteller, has died at age 61, according to CNN. He died in France, while working on an episode of his CNN show, “Parts Unknown.” Bourdain was More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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The 8th Festival of Mezcal and the Lamb was held in “Casa de Aves”

Merchants and tourists from all around the world enjoyed great flavors that were exhibited and served during the 8th Festival of Mezcal and Lamb, an event where participants also enjoyed an excellent musical repertoire More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, June 3rd, 2018
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“Mi Familia” Mexican restaurant seduces Tokyo

Twelve years ago, carrying only MXN$ 20,000 and his suitcase, Mario Ohori Martínez traveled from Mexico to Japan with the objective of staying in the Asian country for one year to get to know it. His trip, however, More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, June 3rd, 2018
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Tequila Huani seeks to consolidate its presence in Guanajuato

“Tequila Huani will increase its production capacity from 1,000 to 4,000 liters per day in 2018”, said company representative Marco Magdaleno Soto. This, with the aim of consolidating its presence More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, June 2nd, 2018
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“El Día Nacional del Tequila” to be celebrated the third Saturday of March

According to Banderas News, “El Día Nacional del Tequila” is a reality! As of 2019, the third Saturday of each March will be “National Tequila Day” in Mexico, as established by a decree More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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10 best traditional drinks of Guanajuato

Although Guanajuato is now known for its tequila and wines, now we are going to explore more exotic but at the same time very traditional beverages. 1 Virgin’s Tears (Lágrimas de la Virgen) If they say More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Mérida’s Catrin Restaurant: Hip New Addition to Yucatan’s Culinary Boom

The newest addition to the growing culinary boom happening on Calle 47 between 56 and 52 in Mérida’s Centro is a hip new restaurant called Catrin. As you walk in, you are embraced by the true spirit of Mexico. More...