Celebrate Thanksgiving with a Mexican twist!

A major part of celebrating Thanksgiving is of course, the food. There are so many amazing Thanksgiving dishes out there both traditional and non-traditional. Chef Andrew Bustos of Precision Catering takes a look at a unique Thanksgiving dish that sticks to the holiday theme that also embodies the rich New Mexican culture. Chef Bustos demonstrates More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, November 23rd, 2020

Meet Yucatan’s most traditional pieces of bread

It is no secret that Yucatecans, love their bread. Here are some of the most consumed bread delicacies you will find in every Yucatecan family table. According to history, Yucatan’s bakery industry dates More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, November 9th, 2020

Cochinita pibil positions Yucatán on Netflix

Las Crónicas del Taco (The Taco chronicles) is a Netflix series that features the different types of tacos around Mexico, and dedicated a whole episode to “Cochinita Pibil”. The cook and chef Miriam More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, October 26th, 2020

Family planning: what are my options?

Nowadays, more couples are choosing to wait to become parents until their mid-thirties. According to the United Nations, by 2019, 49% of women during their reproductive age were using some forms of contraception. More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, October 3rd, 2020

La Olla de la Pagoda: The Restaurant That Is the Beating Heart of Campeche

In every town across the world there is a bar or a restaurant which over time – without design or intent – has evolved into becoming a local institution. A place where the locals go, a place which stands More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, August 15th, 2020

Vanilla – Mexico’s gift to the world!

It is difficult to gambol about San Miguel de Allende and not be asked if you want to buy a little container of vanilla.  I was intrigued, as of all the flavors, why is the most bland sold so exclusively? I More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, June 27th, 2020

Top Places to Eat in the Yucatan Peninsula

“When in Rome, do as the Romans do” doesn’t only apply to Rome, it applies to everywhere you travel, including the Yucatan. In fact, the best way to experience the local culture is to enjoy the local cuisine. More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, June 27th, 2020

The World of Coffee

Over a millennium, coffee has coaxed its way into our economies and cultures. So today, we honor the roasted bean beverage for its pervasiveness and perseverance by exploring five legends, fun facts, and traditions More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, June 19th, 2020

Sensual, Decadent Chocolate

Chocolate in San Miguel has a long and twisted history arriving today at some of the best tasting shops in town. Since 450BC the Aztecs believed that cacao seeds were the gift of Quetzalcoatl, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, June 18th, 2020

Eating Patriotism

In Mexican gastronomy, there is a dish that represents the history of Mexico topping the lists of favorite foods by Mexicans here in San Miguel de Allende. The colors give it away, the flavor distinguishes it More...