Not all who retire to San Miguel have social security, trust funds, pensions or IRA’s to fund their ‘lifestyles’. Some who come to San Miguel and must find ways to make a living.

Tom, an entrepreneur has combined art with street food and the appetizer in a truly San Miguel way.


Appetizers on a Palette

At lunch hours, Tom walks through the Jardin holding an artist’s palette full of small appetizers.  They sell for two to four pesos.  Each has a clever names. Today he has

  • Mondrian Quesadillas
  • Picasso Burritos
  • Chagal Enchiladas
  • Frida Kahlo Cupcakes

Ilona doesn’t look up because, on Wednesday, she tried  Dali Guacamole that left her not seeing straight.