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La Manzanillo Memo – February 7, 2015

La Manzanilla’s Supper Club

A few weeks ago I received a small flyer inviting me to, La Manzanilla’s First Supper Club. The flyer let me know I could expect exquisite Mexican cuisine, the date and time, and a phone number to call to reserve my spot. No information about the sender or location was given on the flyer. It simply stated call to reserve and find out the location. Very intriguing, so I called and made my reservation.   

La Manzanillo Memo – January 10, 2015

The visiting holiday revelers have packed it in and headed home.  We had a great holiday season with tour buses lined up on the streets, stores running out of totopos and tomatoes, and the one tortilla factory in town opened from sunup to sundown trying to meet the demand for fresh tortillas.  We won’t see that many national tourists until Easter.

La Manzanilla Memo – December 27, 2014

Christmas Tree Festival

For eight years running the Christmas Tree Silent Auction Festival has marked the kick-off to La Manzanilla’s holiday season.   

La Manzanilla Memo - December 13, 2014

La Manzanilla’s first Green Technology and Sustainability Fair was Friday, December 5.  The event took place throughout the village and highlighted the mission and programs of local non-profit Tierraglegre.

La Manzanilla Memo - November 29, 2014

Health food products

Dean Klompas and Daniela Zuleima Klompas, the husband and wife owners of La Manzanilla’s popular day spa Spacifico, have just introduced a new line of health food products. Vegan, raw, and gluten free snacks can all be found for sale at the spa this season. For a quick snack or to top off a salad try the kale crisps; dried kale, raisons, pumpkin seeds, and spices. Flax seed tortillas, gluten free bread, organic almond butter, Chia, mojote and amaranth cookies, and garbanzo bean tofu round out the offerings. You’ll also find a very refreshing aloe drink, sweetened with a dash of Stevia and made with alkalized water. As you can image the shelf-life is limited on these all natural products. Stop by the spa and see what’s available that day or to place an order.

La Manzanilla Memo – November 15, 2014

La Manzanilla’s Best Bites

At last count La Manzanilla had over 40 restaurants!  I’ve sampled most of them and have discovered each has its own personality and particular culinary delights.  If you are visiting our fair village by the sea let me suggest a few of my favorite dishes.