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.


It Used To Be Acapulco Gold

Yup those used to be the good old days but not any more. Not when you have close to 900 people killed so far this year. What a fun place this must of been. This war front and all the other fronts we battle on now plus the ones coming soon do only one thing beside kill and destroy things that not that long ago were good like Acapulco/Nogales and Ciudad Juarez plus every border town for that matter has changed for the negative. Our ongoing wars do one thing very well and that is they enrich the 1% even more and it is just that simple..

This country alone is responsible for every bit of this and is particularly guilty because they have not stopped
it years ago and to this very day there is no dialog to that effect but only of escalation.


  1. The day will come when Americans ask why the president didn't station U.S. combat troops along the border with Mexico to keep the drug cartel thugs and their minions out of this country.

    Instead, the U.S. has upwards of 200,000 troops and contract troops in such shitholes as Afghanistan and Iraq.

    By then, it will be too late. The U.S. is always late to the rodeo preferring to be reactive versus proactive.

  2. These people in DC are not capable of any good legislation. Just ain't gonna happen and like you say it's gonna be late to the party. Thanks Chris.