Mexican Central Interior, including states of Mexico, Michoacan, Guerrero, Morelos, Guanajato and others.

Moxi: Mexican Soul for an International Palate

August 3, 2015 // 2 Comments

Chef Enrique Olvera, Moxi, Hotel Matilda, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico
SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, GUANAJUATO – We ducked into the open-air foyer leading to the lobby of San Miguel de Allende’s sophisticated Hotel Matilda – just as the daily afternoon drizzle started to fall on the cobblestone streets of this colorful Spanish Colonial town. Non-descript from the [Read More]

San Miguel de Allende’s Gastronomic Grito

July 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

San Miguel Food Festival, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico, Photo © 2015 Cintia Soto
SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, MEXICO – On September 16, 1810 in the small town of Dolores, Guanajuato, Miguel Hidalgo issued the “Grito de Dolores” (Battle Call of Dolores) from a window above the town square. During his impassioned speech, Hidalgo encouraged the Mexican people to rebel against the [Read More]

A Gringo in Mexico: The Best of 2014

January 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – As we enter 2015, it’s time to take a look back at some of the destinations, events, cuisine and people that were featured here on the A Gringo in Mexico blog,, and our Facebook and Twitter feeds in 2014. And to thank you, our readers, [Read More]