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New Mixology at Hotel Matilda

Jun 25
New Mixology at Hotel Matilda

by Gregory Gunter Hey, Happy Hour fans, The Hotel Matilda here in San Miguel de Allende is raising the bar at its popular lounge by bringing on a rising star on the international mixology stage to re-energize and re-imagine Bar Matilda. The new Mixologist at Bar Matilda is Alberto “Riesler” Morales Perez, an accomplished and […]

San Miguel de Allende: Feels like Europe!

Jun 23
San Miguel de Allende: Feels like Europe!

by Gregory Gunter Web site Smarter Travel’s blog posting “10 Secret Places in Mexico” is, well, a bit of an exaggeration: the places they boast about are hardly secret, especially the one ranked as the Number One City in the World by Condé Nast Traveler. That would be San Miguel de Allende, and we haven’t […]

Sculptor Jerry Rothman's SMA Legacy

Jun 21
Sculptor Jerry Rothman's SMA Legacy

by Gregory Gunter Long-time San Miguel de Allende resident Jerry Rothman hailed from Laguna Beach, where he was well known for the sculpture garden he created on the grounds of his Laguna Beach studio in the 1980s.  Although Jerry lived here eight years and was highly regarded  as a ceramic sculptor, Jerry was unable to […]

New York Times: More Business in Mexico

Jun 16
New York Times: More Business in Mexico

by Gregory Gunter Not long ago, Mexican factories couldn’t compete with the “China price,” the ridiculously low cost of production in the Asian nation. But two years ago, with rock-bottom wages soaring in China, the average cost of factory labor in the two nations became roughly the same. This is a boon to Mexico, and […]

Countryside Resort-Like Living!

Countryside Resort-Like Living!

Spend your summer afternoons by the swimming pool and grilling out with friends and family at this beautiful ranch on the road to Querétaro, only a 10 minute drive to San Miguel de Allende. Featuring a 9 bedroom home, outdoor living room, tennis court, soccer field, pool table, horse stables, lovely gardens, mature trees and […]

Luxury Hillside Villa in San Miguel

Jun 15
Luxury Hillside Villa in San Miguel

Located in San Miguel de Allende’s prestigious neighborhood of Ojo de Agua, this luxurious Mediterranean Style Villa enjoys a cliffside vantage with breathtaking views  of the Centro, Parroquia, the Guanajuato Mountains, the rolling countryside & endless skies are truly stunning. This luxury Villa is a perfect combination of warmth & sophistication creating an ambiance of […]

Wine: Napa Valley to San Miguel

Jun 14
Wine: Napa Valley to San Miguel

by Gregory Gunter Oenophiles are slowly recovering from last week’s Auction Napa Valley, one of the premier wine events in North America and if you’re like your blogger, you would have given your left typing finger to have attended, yes? But remember, we have our own wine country here near San Miguel de Allende, too! […]

Hillside Home Boasts Premium Vistas!

Jun 13
Hillside Home Boasts Premium Vistas!

by Gregory Gunter The old saying for real estate about “location, location, location” proves especially true for Casa de Fuente, perched above San Miguel de Allende.  This Spanish Colonial corner-lot home–with excellent southern sun & light–perches atop the crest of the Los Balcones neighborhood with downward-sloping Centro city and Presa (lake) vistas from every room!  […]

RE-MIXico Art from San Miguel!

RE-MIXico Art from San Miguel!

by Gregory Gunter New York artist Richard Huntington’s latest stateside solo show, “RE-MIXico,” takes viewers through a collection of works that were inspired by his time spent at his second home here in San Miguel de Allende. Always a thoughtful and astute observer of life and culture, Huntington borrows varied imagery and iconography from his […]

Chef Carlos Gaytan at Rosewood!

Jun 03
Chef Carlos Gaytan at Rosewood!

by Gregory Gunter Ready to tickle your taste buds at a special dinner in San Miguel de Allende?  Come on down to the Rosewood San Miguel’s 1826 Restaurant for dinner this Friday, June 6th at 8:00–don’t even think of skipping reservations!–for a taste of Michelin-ranked Chef Carlos Gaytan, owner of Chicago’s renowned Mexique restaurant. Want […]