Sweaty Horses & Fine Dining: What Do These Two Things Have in Common?

San Pancho offers an exciting dining venue… right beside their Polo Field! This past Saturday, amidst the lovely decor, wooden plank flooring, immense outdoor chandelier and elegantly dressed wait staff, a very tasty a la carte 3 course meal was served. The local club hosted a special match – “The Friendship Cup”…

La Peñita's Xaltemba Restaurant & Galeria celebrates its 5th Anniversary!

La Peñita de Jaltemba, Nayarit – Xaltemba Restaurant & Galeria, founded in 2007 by former Telemundo (Los Angeles and San Francisco Bay Area) TV executive, Eddie Dominguez, and internationally acclaimed artist, Roberto Gil de Montes, is celebrating its 5th Anniversary by featuring a special Con Sabor a Mar (With A Taste of the…

Italian Cooking Classes are a Delicious Success

This week on Monday and Wednesday, El Gigio Italian Pizzeria held two Italian cooking classes at our casa in Guayabitos. Egidio’s mother, “Mama Dolores” in fresh from Italy, conducted the classes with the able assistance of Fabio, one of Egidio and Marie’s long-time friends. On Monday, there were 15 participants; a nice…

Toñita's 26th Anniversary Celebration and Mexican Fiesta

Sam, Toñita and their family and staff invite you to celebrate the 26th Anniversary of Toñita’s Restaurant. Tuesday, February 28, 2012 6-10pm Toñita III in La Peñita There will be live Mariachi, Ballet Folkloric and dancing horses. Dinner is either Chicken Breast with Mole or Chiles en Nogada. The party runs from 6-10pm and…

Xaltemba's 5th Year Anniversary Dinner Celebration

Xaltemba Restaurant Cordially invites you to the 5th Year Anniversary Dinner Celebration Date: Tuesday, February 28 Time: 5-10pm Guest Chef: Betty Vásquez, Hotel Garza Canela, El Delfin Restaurant, San Blas, Nayarit Music: Los Frixoleros An Alumni of Le Cordon Bleu Paris, where She learned from great masters, Chef Betty Vázquez has…

Equipale Furniture: What It Is and How It's Made

Let me start out by saying that I feel blessed to be able to live here in Mexico. I love all that this place has to offer… the food, the culture, the music and most of all the wonderful people I get to interact with each and every day. I also feel fortunate that I am able to share experiences like the one I had today with you via…

El Gigio Italian Pizzeria Offers Italian Cooking Classes

Ejidio, owner of El Gigio Italian Pizzeria in La Peñita, and his mother, Dolores who is in town for a few weeks from Italy, are offering two days of cooking classes in Italian cuisine. Comi Dolores was born in the province of Brindisi, Italy on October 28, 1952. From an early age, she had a passion for fine cuisine and culture. She attended…

Guide to Mexican Cheese: Part 1

With all the talk about cheese on the Jaltemba Bay Folk Forum lately, I decided to enlist my good friend Rosalva to enlighten me about what types of cheeses are available in our area, where the best places are to purchase them and how they are most often used by the locals. What I discovered was more than I expected and the experience…

Lone Palm

Lone Palm Set Off by a Simply Stunning Los Ayala Sky. Photo by Heidi Banks, an avid photographer and fan of Los Ayala. Heidi and her family enjoy vacation and spending some time in Los Ayala every winter. Originally published in “Magical Moments” on Magical Los Ayala. zithromax 500 mg lexapro vs celexa lexapro 20mg azithromycine…

Los Ayala Infrastructure Report

On Wednesday, January 11, 2011 a community meeting was held in Los Ayala’s Town Plaza to discuss the the plan, to raise the funds needed to replace the existing sewage piping, for the transfer of waste from Los Ayala to the pumping station located in the area of Vista Guayabitos. The meeting was called by Romy Mora, Regidor of Jaltemba…

Meet Manuel & Maria, Los Ayala

Manuel and Maria first visited Los Ayala on vacation, twenty years ago. They were immediately smitten with the abundance of nature, the tranquility, the very pretty beach and welcoming small town feel. Shortly thereafter they moved to Los Ayala from Guadalajara. They have live here for twenty years now, and have one child and three grandchildren. Manuel…