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    A Few of My Favorite Restaurants to Eat in San Miguel de Allende

    A Few of My Favorite Restaurants to Eat in San Miguel de Allende

    Did you know that Artelexia hosts weeklong craft & culinary tours to Oaxaca and San Miguel de Allende? Eat.Drink.Cook.Mexico., our sister company, just returned from one of our trips to San Miguel de Allende last month where we spent the week eating, drinking, cooking and shopping. Here are just a few of our favorite places to eat while in SMDA. Enjoy!

    Cafe Lavanda // Breakfast

    Artelexia / Elexia de la Parra Cafe Lavanda

    What to order: I love every single item on their menu. Be sure to order the lavender latte.

    La Fondita // Breakfast 

    La Fondita

    What to order: Chilaquiles verdes with some eggs over easy.

    Geek & Coffee // Lunch

    Geek & Coffee What to order: Their empanadas and house salad are my favorite but anything you order will be good. 

    Ten Ten Pie // Lunch 

    Ten Ten Pie

    What to order: The empanadas and a glass of red wine. 

    La Parada // Lunch & Dinner

    What to order: Pisco sour and a few of their Peruvian ceviches.

    La Azotea // Happy Hour

    Tips: 1. Go around sunset to enjoy the view and listen to the church bells as you watch the sky turn pink. 2. If you go on between Monday - Thursday you can enjoy their 2x1 happy hour. Yes, please! 

    What to order: Tacos de Jicama

     Nomada // Dinner 


     What to order: EVERYTHING! It's absolutely the best. 


    See more photos from our trips here or check out our hashtag #eatdrinkcookmexico on Instagram. 

    Mural // You Are Radiant!

    Mural // You Are Radiant!

    Have you seen the new mural at Artelexia?! It's finally finished. Woo hoo!! We are so happy to share a few pictures of our process with you. Thank you to all of our volunteers, non-volunteers and North Park locals for your help and kind words of encouragement as we painted in the hot sun, late nights, and what felt like forever! Thank you to our designer/artist, Channin Fulton, for creating such magic for us. She is one of the most talented women I know - I am truly grateful to call her my amiga!! Interested in visiting our mural? Visit us at 3803 Ray Street, San Diego. 
    Artelexia / North Park
    Artelexia / North Park
    Artelexia / North Park
    Artelexia / North Park
    Artelexia / North Park



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    Horchata Margaritas

    Horchata Margaritas

    Let us introduce to you our super amiga, cocktail book author, Vianney Rodriguez. A native of South Texas, Vianney shares the region's vibrant and unique culture on her award winning blog, Sweet Life. Last month Vianney spent the day with us at Artelexia serving up some of her delicious cocktails to our customers while they shopped and sampled pan dulce. What a fun day! Thank you, Vianney for joining us all the way from Texas! 

    Artelexia / North Park

    Horchata Margaritas by Sweet Life 


    1.5 oz Tequila blanco

    1 oz Coconut liqueur

    .5 oz Agave

    2 oz Horchata





    1. Fill one small plate with agave and another plate with a mixture of cinnamon and sugar.

    2. Turn an empty cocktail glass upside down, and dip first into the agave, and then into the cinnamon sugar mixture.

    3. Turn the glass back over, fill with ice and set aside.

    4. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, and the tequila, coconut liqueur, agave and horchata. shake until chilled. 

    5. Shake for 30 seconds, then strain into the cocktail glass.