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Amaranta Restaurant, a family dream

By Elsie Mendez @sabormexico 3 years ago, through social networks I had heard about a young chef named Pablo Salas. I found him very interesting, especially the great labor he does in rescuing many of the traditional recipes from Estado … Continue reading

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Tequilería El Agave (no traumas here)

My first experience with tequila was a long time ago (in the late eighties) when I was in Tijuana with some American friends. What I remember most vividly was the terror I felt when a bunch of waiters came to … Continue reading

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Fish, hibiscus and karaoke

I am astounded by the variety of Mexican beverages, their connections with certain holidays and the type of people who drink them. The beverages I associate with my childhood in Panamá are chicheme (a corn drink), saril (similar to a … Continue reading

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Love and coffee in 7-11

I love breakfast, or rather: the idea of it. Breakfast is the ideal meal where my happy childhood memories reside (along with my father’s spaghetti al ragù, which is what I wanted for my sixteenth birthday along with the Go-go’s … Continue reading

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Tripping on tripe soup

I’ve spent the past two weeks defending myself against a flu that has sucked the life out of me, and has left me with no desire to deal with indolent students who now care about their grades and homework. We … Continue reading

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Turkey Day

In Latin America many of our towns and cities are named after saints, we have fiestas patronales, and we celebrate our saint’s day. When I came to live in the United States I was surprised that Americans were getting ready … Continue reading

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How a brat fell in love with México

When I was six years old I was surprised when my mother announced that we were moving back home to Panamá -it never occurred to me that I wasn’t Puerto Rican. Puerto Rico was the only place I thought of … Continue reading

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The 45 Places to Go in 2012

The 45 Places to Go in 2012 London, Havana, Lhasa and, yes, even the final frontier. A year’s worth of reasons to pack your bags and take off. Puebla, Mexico is in this important list! http://travel.nytimes.com/2012/01/08/travel/45-places-to-go-in-2012.html?smid=pl-share

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A Vision of Mexican Fare

Published at WSJ.com Byron Smith for The Wall Street JournalFonda’s duck zarape Fonda, an authentic Mexican restaurant in Manhattan’s Alphabet City, unveiled an updated brunch menu this year. “Mexican breakfast is one of my favorite things in the world,” says … Continue reading

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Hotel Amenities: Gifts Given When You Arrive and When You Leave

Hotels around the world have invented many creative ways to welcome guests and bid them adieu: To welcome returning guests (and and certain others), Esperanza in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, offers freshly prepared guacamole and salsas, accompanied by a margarita … Continue reading

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