Tag: mexican life

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

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

Los Rudos Siempre Pierden

Recently I wrote about the Luchas and then happened to come across these photos (thank you Universe!), which perfectly capture the atmosphere of the luchas arena. The featured photographer is Iraís Fernández, a very talented local documentary specialist. One of our aims… Read More

Vamos a Cuetzalan, Pueblo Mágico

This is Cuetzalan Welcome to Cuetzalan! A hill-top town which has a reputation that proceeds itself amongst most poblanos, but for us foreigners is [most likely] completely unknown. Cuetzalan is a small town set high in the hills of… 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

Mexican Eggnog

This is Rompope Rompope is an alcoholic beverage which was created in Puebla at the Convento de Santa Clara. It is an eggnog-like drink made from, not surprisingly, eggs, milk, vanilla flavouring and aguardiente. Additional ingredients can be… Read More

Vamos a AFRICAM

This is Africam Safari Africam Safari is a drive-thru zoological park about 30 minutes outside of the city of Puebla in the municipality of Tecali de Herrera. Africam is a fantastic zoo, and in fact the first to be… Read More

Outside of 'La Pasita'

La Pasita

This is Licor La Pasita is most definitely part of Poblano culture and history. The oldest cantina in Puebla, La Pasita has been open since 1916 and sells shots and bottles of hand crafted liquor. The most famous… Read More