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.
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.
Olé Olé restaurant was founded by a grandfather who later passed it on to his son. It’s located in the heart of the Centro, just a few blocks from the Jardin Principal. The theme is obvious as soon as you come in—honoring the bull. At the entrance there is a metal bull hanging over the doorway, waiting to welcome you in.
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It’s no secret that we humans have suffered immensely with the COVID-19 pandemic. There is no need to enumerate the countless slings and arrows—the deaths, fears, anger, anxiety, and stress. We have all agonized over the invisible global threat to our lives and the ensuing separation from society through lock downs and face coverings.