Amapola, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

After her report on a memorable dinner at Atrio, our new Senior Mexico Correspondent Lyn Ingersoll is back with another treat from San Miguel de Allende, this time with a delicious brunch. The next day, we went to AMAPOLA (Poppy in English) for brunch as Marc was craving “real Mexican” food. It was in a pretty interior courtyard a couple of blocks from the plaza. … Continue reading Amapola, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Atrio, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

We are pleased to introduce out new Senior Mexico Correspondent, Lyn Ingersoll, neighbor, world traveler, and bon vivant. She and husband Marc recently were in San Miguel de Allende, a lovely colonial era city with cobblestone streets and baroque architecture that is a magnet for expatriates and tourists from the United States. Here Lyn reports on Atrio. On a recent visit to San Miguel de … Continue reading Atrio, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Boquillas Restaurant, Boquillas del Carmen, Coahuila, Mexico

You will arrive at Boquillas Restaurant by boat.  By rowboat, that is, from Big Bend National Park, just as did the newlyweds in Robert Earl Keen’s song, Gringo Honeymoon.  That’s how you get across the Rio Grande.  It now costs $5 per person to go to the Mexico side, and $500 per person to get back to the US.  Not really.  The alternative to the … Continue reading Boquillas Restaurant, Boquillas del Carmen, Coahuila, Mexico