Tostévere is a mix of two words: “tostada” and “chévere” (slang for cool), but it is also an idea—to create a space where people can feel at ease while enjoying great service and exquisite food.
The following recipe presents a textural weave, an integration of truly individualistic elements that create unity and diversity combined in an artful way. Aesthetically, the bacon-wrapped cauliflower engages our senses while a green onion/spinach filling provides contrast, surprise, and subtle elegance.
During the latter part of the nineteenth century, oil paint became available in tubes for the first time, leading to a flurry of innovative canvases by painters such as Van Gogh, who seized the opportunity to experiment on location in the open air. This founder of the Fauve style strapped canvases to his easel, anchoring them in the ground to withstand the famed mistral winds of his Provence.
The following recipe is offered in the true French spirit of joie-de-vivre!
Tortas Dolly was born out of the idea of returning to traditional sandwiches such as the ones in Mexico City and Puebla. Everything starts with a good base, which is the bread, just as you start with the good tortilla to make a good taco.
The specialty has always been, and still is, chiles en nogada which has become their signature dish. It is the same recipe that won an award at the national festival of stuffed chiles held in Mexico City every year. This is not the only award; they also won a state prize in 2003 for having one of the best chiles in nogada in the state of Guanajuato.
William Blake once referred to “essence” as a quality of experience that can only be captured by symbolic means. The term “essence” may allude to inner life; ours or that present in the natural and man-made forms that surround us. We select objects to share our ambient spaces carefully,
The plans to open Cien 24 started about a year ago. They were all set to open during Holy Week this year, and then the pandemic happened. Instead of having a complete and unrestricted opening as they had originally planned, they decided instead to institute all the measures required by the health contingency.