Last updateFri, 25 Sep 2020 8am

Renewed pleasures of dining out

Over the past six months the Covid-19 threat has put a stranglehold on lakeside’s once flourishing meal service sector, not to mention quashing a clientele ever eager to enjoy so many different experiences available for dining out.

Eating my way through Fiestas Patrias

With little else to do in celebration of the 210th anniversary of the outbreak of Mexico’s struggle for independence as a sovereign nation, I thought I might soothe the heart from missing out on the usual hullabaloo by going on a patriotic diet.

¿Qué pasa en la milpa?

Coinciding with Mexico’s traditional patriotic festivities in September is the fall harvest of the corn crops. While the Covid-19 pandemic has put a damper on the former, it has not curtailed the activity of local farmers.

Art in your face

Lake Chapala’s natural attributes have be a magnet for artists from around the globe for well over a century. It’s no surprise that creative juices imported from far off places rubbed off on the native populace.