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Saigon Brasserie

Saigon Brasserie’s description of their food is Oriental + Peruano, Cebiche & Sushi Bar. I have provided the menu (don’t ask me how I got it!) below the photos. At this posting, Saigon’s website was not in existence. One of the things I test a restaurant out with in the U.S. is if their website cannot provide me any information about the ...

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Lafayette Cafeteria

Lafayette Cafeteria is a nostalgic diner located a short walk from Parque Juan H. Sánchez. They have a wide variety of your typical Mexican dishes at very reasonable prices. The servers are friendly and helpful and the bathrooms are clean. My favorite drink to get at Lafayette is the freshly made Hugo de Zanahoria (carrot juice). At $30 pesos (less than $2 ...

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Taking the Bus from San Luis Potosí to Mexico City

This is about my experience using bus transportation to get to Mexico City instead of flying. You can fly straight to Mexico City from San Luis Potosí and pay a lot more money, comparatively speaking, but I wanted the experience of traveling through the country on my way down. There are several bus transportation options and it was recommended to me to ...

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Presa Cañada del Lobo | Glen Wolf Dam

One Saturday afternoon we were wanting to go on an impromptu hike in the area. We were surprised to find that this place, Presa Cañada del Lobo (translated Glen Wolf Dam), is less than 15 minutes from downtown. A hike in photos is the best way to describe this place. Getting here in your car, you will find the dirt road ...

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Tortas and Agua de Guayaba

Joy and I stumbled upon this hole-in-the-wall, actually a diner-in-a-corridor, on our route walking through downtown San Luis Potosí. She was in a shoe store and I told her I would wait outside, only to walk down this sidewalk and see this nostalgic-esque bar counter diner. The diner looks like it has weathered some years but many people were sitting down ...

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