Monthly archive January, 2009
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Letter from the Editor - January 2009

Letter from the Editor – January 2009

Welcome to Another Day in Paradise.   You will find no gloom nor doom here.   Change, progress, evolution (upheaval, chaos, crisis … depending on your viewpoint) its what’s on everybody’s mind lately…here, there and everywhere. A recent drive around Zihuatanejo bay with friends inspired a conversation about the view from the road, and how...

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Alfredo Tapia

Alfredo Tapia

The passion of the artist and teacher


When one gets into conversation with Alfredo Tapia, it does not take long to realize how much his work is his life. Not only is he prolific, he has the desire and the gift to impart his knowledge to budding artists. Born, bred and living in Zihuatanejo, he is determined to shape culture in the...

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Mexican Cuisine and Wine

Mexican Cuisine and Wine

A Flavorful and Complicated Union


Castilian Spanish uses the word maridaje (marriage) to talk about the association between a dish and a wine.  This word is inspired by the French term mariage, “marriage” in English.  As in a marriage between two people, the goal in culinary maridajes is to achieve total harmony.  To come to a fair balance we must...

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