Fonda San Miguel

Fonda San Miguel : Forty Years of Food and Art

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"Walking through the old wooden doors at Fonda San Miguel is like a journey back to colonial Mexico. . . . World-class Mexican art and antiques decorate the interior, and famed Mexican chefs have taught and cooked here. Acclaimed as one of the best Mexican restaurants in the country serving authentic interior food . . ." -USA Today


"The stately yet bright and colorful hacienda decor and standout Mexican-interior cooking . . . will transport you straight to Guanajuato." -Vogue


"It anchors the city as its premier Mexican restaurant institution." -The Daily Meal, which named Fonda San Miguel one of "America's 50 Best Mexican Restaurants"


Updated and reissued to celebrate the restaurant's four decades of success, Fonda San Miguel presents more than one hundred recipes. The selections include many of Fonda's signature dishes-Ceviche Veracruzano, Enchiladas Suizas, Cochinita Pibil, Pescado Tikin Xik, and Carne Asada-as well as a delicious assortment of dishes from Mexico's diverse regional cuisines. Supplementary sections contain tips on buying and cooking with the various chiles and other ingredients, along with information on basic preparation techniques, equipment, and mail-order sources. Full-color photographs illustrate special dishes, and representative works from the impressive Fonda San Miguel art collection are also featured, along with notes on the artists.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 254 x 273 x 25mm | 1,588g
  • Austin, TX, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • Updated edition
  • 170 color photos
  • 1477310223
  • 9781477310229

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"... includes more than 100 recipes, accompanied by mouth-watering color photographs, from the upscale Fonda San Miguel restaurant in Austin. Whether you like to try new recipes or just read about them and savor the flavor in your mind, Fonda San Miguel is a culinary treat." * San Angelo Standard Times *
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About Tom Gilliland

Tom Cofounder, with Miguel Ravago, of the restaurants San Angel Inn in Houston and Fonda San Miguel in Austin, Gilliland has hired Fonda's "front of the house" staff for many years and directs the interior design and art collection. Miguel Chef Ravago has been a pioneer of regional Mexican cooking for more than forty years. He coauthored Cocina de la Familia, which won an IACP Julia Child cookbook award.
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