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A Gringo Guide to Mexican History

The Cinco de Mayo Story… “A Gringo Guide to Mexican History” Download to your phone, tablet, laptop on,; Barnes and Noble, 47 palabras más

Guadalajara’s oldest cantina changed hands 112 years ago in a game of poker

Most old-school Mexican cantinas have their myths but few, if any, are as steeped in legend as Guadalajara’s oldest watering hole, La Iberia. To explore its past is to delve into a weird and wonderful world of iconic revolutionaries, trigger-happy gunslingers, attentive ghosts, and high-stakes poker games, all served up with a hearty helping of stewed cats and boiled bulls’ penises. 235 palabras más


"Tequila, estilo Pancho Villa por favor"

If you are sitting in a bar somewhere in Mexico, it wouldn’t be strange to hear “Tequila, Pancho Villa style please.” With dozens of Pancho-Villa themed tequila brands and tequila-based cocktails (such as The Pancho Villa, the Pancho Villa Shooter, and the Pancho Villa #2), Villa and Tequila are deemed synonymous, one not being the same without the other. 715 palabras más

Beverage Heritage

April 10, 1916

Impatient with German advances at Verdun, General Erich von Falkenhayn, Chief of the German General Staff, ordered a direct attack on Cumières-le-Mort-Homme, a sinisterly named village on the west bank of the Meuse River. 218 palabras más


Torreon, March 26, 1914

One hundred years ago plus two, Torreon, Mexico.

The decade long revolutionary struggle in Mexico rages. In early 1914, the forces of Pancho Villa, Zapata, Venustiano Carranza and Obregon are about to defeat General Huerta and the Federalists. 286 palabras más


Spicy chicken, garlic prawns & carne asada enchilada - Pancho Villa

With rice, beans, salad and tortillas. #6 dinner combo $14
Pancho Villa, San Francisco CA

This was SO much food! The best part were the garlic prawns. 30 palabras más



March 16th in history:

The Army Corps of Engineers was established on March 16th, 1802, to operate the military academy at West Point.

On this date in 1916, General John J. 61 palabras más

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