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.
La Mezcaleria restaurant has been a part of San Miguel de Allende for six years. Their innovative approach was to bring mezcal into the spotlight, and to do so they began serving mezcal margaritas which have become a staple at their bar.
Unleavened breads with toppings are characteristic of many cultures. Citizens of ancient Greece produced a flatbread called plakountos that was enlivened with herbs, onion, cheese, and garlic.
Persian soldiers baked flatbreads with cheese and dates on top of their battle shields. A precursor of pizza was probably focaccia, a Roman unleavened bread known as panis focacius, to which toppings were added.