Starbucks celebrates 15 years in Mexico

Starbucks cumple 15 años en México

Starbucks is celebrating its 15th anniversary of operations in Mexico, totaling more than 600 coffee shops nationwide and with the commitment to invest 800 million pesos between 2017 and 2018 to continue with its constant growth. It was in September 2002 when the operator Alsea opened the first unit located in front of the Angel of Independence in More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Mexico’s $243B-peso restaurant industry to grow 6% this year

The restaurant sector, which has about 500,000 establishments, will grow 6.0 percent this year, said Jose Luis Mier Díaz, the National Chamber of the Restaurant and Food Industry, Canirac, Notimex reported. In More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, August 24th, 2017

$30,000 USD a bottle Tequila, made in Mexico but sold in the U.S. only

In this article written by Katy Scott for CNN, you will learn about one of the most exclusive and expensive Tequilas around the world… Luxury tequila is having a moment right now. And Mexico’s Clase More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, August 17th, 2017

International wines & spirits competition to take place this year in Guanajuato

The State Secretary of  Tourism, Fernando Olivera Rocha, announced that the Brussels World Contest (Copa Mundial Bruselas), an international competition for wines and spirits, created a regional fair for Mexico More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Mexico considers importing avocados as staple priced out of consumers’ reach

The growing global appetite for avocados has been blamed for a litany of sorrows, from self-inflicted stab wounds to stopping young people from buying their own homes, according to The Guardian. But in Mexico, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Fifth edition of “Vendimias” coming to Guanajuato this month!

From August 12 to September 9 around eight wineries in Guanajuato will harvest their vintages in the municipalities of San Miguel de Allende, Dolores Hidalgo, San Felipe and San Francisco del Rincón, for which More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
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Health Benefits of Avocado, Proven by Science

The average avocado is nutrient dense, delicious, and will clock in at about 140 calories. With this comes 14 grams of fat – roughly 70 percent of the calorie content. In these calories are an incredible balance More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, July 31st, 2017

State Secretary of Tourism attends gastronomic festival “Azafrán” in SMA

The Secretary of Tourism of the State of Guanajuato, Fernando Olivera Rocha attended the First Gastronomic Festival Azafrán at Hacienda “San José La Vista“, located in the municipality of San Miguel More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, July 28th, 2017

Sotol—Mexican Moonshine—surfaces after being shunned for over a century

For the agave aficionado who wants to dig deeper than the latest artisanal tequila or the new single-village mezcal, sotol has started to make its way across the border from Mexico. Sotol isn’t actually made More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Friday, July 28th, 2017

Is there such thing as real “Vegan Mexican Food”?

American family opens authentic vegan Mexican restaurant in the U.S. Is there anything better than authentic Mexican food? “I really like the gorditas,” said Lindsey Hernandez. “My favorite More...