Amazing Mezcal

My Mezcal

I’ve been a fan of premium tequilas for a decade now but had never had mezcal before my trip to Puebla.  Partially this was a function of my ignorance of this spirit, assuming as I did that it was the stuff of drunken cowpokes swigging down the worm. What I learned was that mezcal, like […]

Puebla: Four Fabulous Food Finds

Chilaquiles with verde sauce

  When one thinks of Puebla, one thinks of mole poblano, but as I discovered, the Puebla food scene has other delights. Chilaquiles: At our wonderful hotel, El Sueno, I had chilaquiles and fresh fruit every morning. While there are many variations to this dish, what I enjoyed was quartered corn tortillas, lightly fried, then […]

Puebla: Four Recommended Restaurants

Traditional Mole Poblano

A city with as much gastronomic history as Puebla undoubtedly has more restaurants worth visiting than the ones named here; nevertheless, I strongly urge you to try these restaurants based on the meals I enjoyed there. Mesones Sacristia de la Compania: Located on a picture-perfect pastel-colored street, this restaurant opens into a courtyard whose rich […]