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Walking and Drinking Cervezas on the Road to Mexico’s Revolutions

By RICH GRANT     By a stroke of good fortune for the Mexican tourism office, both of Mexico’s revolutions began 100 years apart – in 1810 and 1910 . Routes that follow the various military campaigns have been laid out with one leaving from Guadalajara that goes to the three most historic towns of Mexico’s 1810 revolt (against the Spanish rule,

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María 138 Celebrates Sixth Year with Pizza and Prosecco Party

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Mexico’s City’s premiere Sicilian restaurant, María 138, turned six on Thursday, Aug. 25, and its owner, Cristina Maria Cialona, in true Sicilian (and true Cristina Maria Cialona) style, celebrated the occasion with an “intimate” gathering of some 150 of her closest friends, with a lavish night of pizza and prosecco Bellinis. And also true to Cristina Maria

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AMLO Asks Bottlers to Stop Producing Sodas, Beer in Nuevo León

PULSE NEWS MEXICO Because of the worsening drought in the northern state of Nuevo León, Mexican  President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) on Monday, July 18, asked bottlers in that region to stop the production of soft drinks and beers in order to provide more water to the population. “In other states (in the north of Mexico), the governors are

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Denver’s Western Saloons Resembled English, Irish Pubs

By RICH GRANT People have been buying alcoholic drinks in England for more than a thousand years at a variety of taverns, ale houses, coaching inns and grog shops, but what we think of today as a typical English pub didn’t happen until 1830. In the 1700s, to counter distilled spirits imported from Ireland and Scotland, England encouraged distilling corn

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Dirty Tricks Politics Afoot in Tamaulipas, Durango Gubernatorial Races

OPINION By RICARDO CASTILLO With four out of six state races for governor cleared, Mexico’s upcoming June 5 election is left to solve two main frays at the booths: Tamaulipas and Durango. Most pundits and polls agree that up ahead of schedule, the conservative National Action Party (PAN) will retain the central Mexican state of Aguascalientes, while the once-almighty centralist

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Gourmet Food Fest Heralds in Beginning of End of Pandemic

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS It has been called Mexico’s culinary Oscars, and for eight groundbreaking seasons, it has been “The Place” to sample some of Mexico City’s best gastronomic offerings. And this year’s edition of Sabor es Polanco, held in the open-air venue of the Campo Marte military base next to the National Auditorium, on Saturday, March 12, and Sunday, March

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