Last updateFri, 29 Apr 2016 3pm

TV chef judges student dishes

Famous British TV chef Alan Coxon this week directed a Top Chef-style contest in Guadalajara in which these three students from a local culinary school battled it out over a hot stove to see who will cook with him at the city’s International Book Fair (FIL) in November.

Gang holds up popular expat eatery

Police have nabbed a gang of out-of-town criminals who brazenly held up one of Guadalajara’s most well-known “Zona Rosa” establishments: Sanborn’s on Avenida Vallarta, between Chapultepec and Americas.

Corona Market not yet ready for prime time

If everything had gone to plan, dozens of Tapatios would have headed for the new municipal Corona Market in downtown Guadalajara on September 16 for a hearty plate of menudo or atorta ahogado to cure the cruda (hangover) from the patriotic festivities the night before.

Amsoc in festive mood

Tlaquepaque fiestas redux

If you regret missing out on Tuesday evening’s Independence shenanigans there’s a second chance to experience their patriotic flavor at Tlaquepaque’s delayed festivities this weekend. 

Interview: US Consulate chief takes her leave

Susan Abeyta, the U.S. consul general in Guadalajara, packed her bags and left town with her husband Victor this week after a three-year stint in the city. Reflecting on her stay in an interview with the Reporter last week, she made an immediate point of praising the dedication of her staff, both U.S. and Mexican, whom she referred to as “the backbone of the organization.”  Abeyta went on to talk about the richness of Mexican culture, the rewarding programs that the consulate has initiated, the security situation here, the American expatriate community, the rise of women in Mexico and the huge task the Consulate has in issuing thousands of visas to travelers to the United States.