Thursday, May 5, 2016

The Hottest Festival of the Summer: Sabores San Miguel

Don’t miss the hottest festival of the summer. The 4th Annual Sabores San Miguel will be held at Parque Juárez on June 17th-19th 2016.

Photo: Sweet Basil and Mountain Standard

Thursday June 16
A special dinner will be held the night before the festivals opening at The Restaurant, Sollano 16, featuring multiple chefs including Donnie Masterton and Guest Chef Paul Anders from Sweet Basil and Mountain Standard, Vail, California. Vail and San Miguel de Allende became “Sister Cities” in July 2015, with the goal of promoting a cultural, artistic and culinary exchange. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit Feed the Hungry.

Special Guest

For the 2nd year in a row, Sabores San Miguel welcomes Sara Deseran. Sara Deseran is a food writer and cookbook author, who has worked as an editor-at-large for San Francisco magazine. She contributes to other publications including Saveur, Women’s Health, and C magazine.

Festival Schedule

Friday, June 17 from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM.
Festival opens with an Inauguration                

Saturday, June 18 from 12:00 Noon - 8:00 PM.
Restaurants feature gourmet offerings that showcase their restaurant

Sunday, June 19 from 12:00 Noon - 6:00 PM. 
“Street Foods of the World” recreates outdoor food markets worldwide as a special tribute to street food.


All dishes and beverages will be sold for 30 pesos each this year.

Entry to the festival is free and will feature demonstrations, workshops, tastings, live music, children’s activities and other festivities.


The food festival will feature local restaurants as well as producers of bread, cheese, olive oil, wine, beer, mezcal, meats, chocolate and organic producers from the region.

Participants include The Restaurant, Rosewood, Moxi de Matilda, Centanni, Casa de Sierra Nevada, Bahji, Bistro Buenos Aires, La Parada, Luna de Queso, Casa de Aves, Gelato Dolce Far Niente, Cervezería Dos Aves, CarneVino, Mente Cacao, Sushi Gami, Spirulinaviva and Tapas.

This year Sabores San Miguel welcomes new restaurants: Soul Kitchen, Cervecería Allende, María Xoconostle, Josephine’s, El Vergel Bistro and Market and Pork Belly.

Look for updates on the festival at

Sabores San Miguel

Angela Lewis Serrano said “the purpose of Sabores San Miguel is to promote San Miguel de Allende as a culinary destination, including local restaurants, as well as producers of bread, cheese, wine, chocolate, beer, and mescal, as well as other local and organic producers. The goal is to expose the cuisine of San Miguel de Allende to a wider audience and to highlight and promote the richness of local ingredients.”

Visit the Sabores San Miguel website at

Follow the festival on Facebook, Twitter @SaboresSMA and on Instagram @saboressanmiguel.
See you at the festival!