Tag: mexican food

Santo Menjurje Menu

Santo Menjurje

Santo Menjurje, located in the beautiful setting of the hotel Casona Maria in Analco (just across the 5 de Mayo Boulevard), is the first restaurant featured in a new series of posts on the blog: best restaurants of Puebla. This blog focusses… Read More

árabe and pastor spits

Tacos Árabes

This Arab-style taco is a real favourite for meat-lovers in Puebla. It originates from an influx of Lebanese immigrants in the 1920’s. The special thing about the taco, which is cut from marinated pork cooked on a spit, is… Read More

Taquitos de Puebla

Frijoles Charros

This is Beans Mexicans and their beans: they love ’em! They have them with everything, whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner. And it’s not the just the one type – there are various, with different tastes, shapes, and… Read More

Salsas for Tacos/Gringas

La Gringa

Gringas: not just a nickname for foreign females (typically from the USA), but also a delicious street food dish. Gringas are a type of quesadilla, the twist being that flour tortillas are used rather than corn ones. [I’d… Read More

Pelona

Pelonas aka baldies

This is Pelonas There’s lots of competition for awesome sandwiches in Mexico, and two of the best come from Puebla: cemitas and pelonas. Check out my previous post about cemitas here. You must be thinking: another dish that is… Read More

Taqueria La Esquina

This is Tacos de Alambre I love tacos. And what you realise living here is that there are so many to tempt you. You’ve got Arabe, Pastor, Asada and a personal favourite – alambre. Taqueria La Esquina is… Read More

Tacos al Pastor

This is Tacos al Pastor Let the taco education continue. Previously I have written about tacos de asada which are one of my personal favourites, but now it is al pastor’s turn. Heavily influenced from shawarma, Tacos al Pastor are slightly different in… Read More

El Flamingo – Tortas de Puebla

This is Tortas Okay, you got me! Tortas are not specifically from Puebla, but good ones are. Too controversial? If you disagree, then please comment below, and pictures provide good evidence. So what’s so special about Poblana tortas?… Read More

LA CHALUPA : ORGULLO POBLANO

This is Chalupas I haven’t said this in a while, but seriously, how amazing is Puebla! After living here for a while I think we all tend to forget what an amazing city and state this really is…. Read More

Vamos a Atlixco

This is Atlixco Atlixco, is a small town in the municipality of Puebla, 25 km from the city of Puebla. It is most famous for its incredible flower markets, and its climate. Its full name is actually Atlixco de… Read More