This is Bistek al la Mexicana a common dish found many places. There are several places I get this some better than others but all real decent! Kind of a tomato based sauce with generally pretty tender pieces of beef and a fair amount of it. The rice is pretty generic but the frijoles can be something else. This also includes as many fresh made in front of you tortillas you want and brought to you with a smile. Something like this costs around 50-60 pesos or $3. The squeezed as you watch orange juice is 20 and brings the price up a bit but worth it. Nothing in the States I've ever had compares to this not even close plus it'll cost 7-10 smacks. I don't know what I'm going to eat when I return. It will be an adjustment as I do this so much that is go into Puerto Vallarta on the south side and have me a excellent lunch with "real" Mexican food not the slop I get back there. I do not plan on eating out much at all only at maybe three select places. Pricey yes but worth it because it's so good. I threw away so much money last summer eating way overpriced shitty food. Several times the food got thrown away as well. The whole of Mexico is an eating machine I tell you. I'm gonna miss this.

I feel good and and think the higher temps and humidity contributes to that. It's the same every time. After a month or two you realize and say " Hey I feel pretty damn good!"

Just as important I believe the food made fresh with wholesome fresh ingredients as well contributes to that. Get off the bus in town the food smells everywhere make me hungry just like that.



Just got done with three hours of meetings. In two days we enter the eighth month of the year. YIKES! Caught a lot of fish yesterday all browns. The local monkeys have their knickers in a knot because their hero of debauchery 12 time arrested former mayor got a DUI and got her ass tasered in the process but it's the cops fault as always.

What's so hard to understand. You have a weapon and the ones with guns tell you to put it down and you don't chances are high you will die. Don't have a weapon and you do not do what they tell you chances are just as good you be tasered or pepper sprayed. It's fucking simple. That's the way it is now.

The weather couldn't be better but it's very dry everywhere. On the way home was thinking about this song.


  1. that fish has a frown on it's face, just saying ;)

  2. That may be true but he was smiling just a bit later when he was released as they all are. Barbless hooks most of the time too.