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Cuernavaca/Patzcuaro

DiningDiva | | Jan 15, 2007 08:02 PM

This will be quick since I am between classes.........

I have been in Mexico for the last 10 days and though I am living with a Mexican family, I have had the chance to do a little eating around.

In Cuernavaca I had drinks and botanas at La Indio Bonita. Tremendous setting, the interior of an old house, filled with lush and fully mature green plants. Lots and lots of plants. The botanas were almost all corn based and equally good. We had some of the usual and more typcial selections such as sopes and quesadillas. The quesadillas with hongos (mushrooms) were exceedingly well received by our table. There were 3 table sauces available to enhance them and all were good, but the salsa rojo was outstanding as was the salsa verde. If they do the rest of the menu as well as they do the botanas, this is worth a visit. Moderately expensive by American standards, expensive by Mexican standards.

In Patzcuaro I had a quick lunch at ChaChaCha and am sorry to say I can not recommend this restaurant. My tacos de chorizo were fine and came with a nice little side salad. However, my dining companion ́s chile relleno arrived stone cold and even after being sent back to the kitchen for reheating it was not uniformly hot. Service was kind and friendly, but not terribly attentive. We were there during the traditional hours for comida and the restaurant was nearly empty..........that should have been out first clue.

I had a couple of great meals in Morelia. I will try and post about those manana.

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