VIP Club San Miguel: "The Smart Fit"



VIP Club Newsflash

This VIP Club Newsflash is being sponsored by The Restaurant, Sollano #16.
Always striving for excellence while using the very best ingredients locally available. The Restaurant wishes our friends and customers come visit during these next couple of weeks which will proudly mark our 10th anniversary in San Miguel. Muchas Gracias, San Miguel
There will be a number of events taking place at The Restaurant. Look for them  and their affiliate restaurants further in the body of this post.

(Any business or individual can sponsor a VIP Club newsflash! We send out over 1800 to our mailing list once to twice a month. Cost to sponsor a flash is 1800 pesos.)

There will be no increase for VIP Club dues in 2018!

Your Club, in association with Bahia de la Luna,, (Oaxoca) along with the VIP Club will offer a grand prize consisting a free week for two, at Bahia de la Luna's fabulous and secluded beach resort during the VIP Club's Sweepstakes "Try and estimate our webpages clicker count," at when the clock strikes midnight, April 30, 2018! How to enter and the rules of the contest will be posted near the bottom of this newsflash.

Your VIP Club welcomes Corazon Santo, Julian Carillo #7, Col. Guadalupe, 415-151-1970, open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, open late Fridays and Saturdays. Eduardo (Lalo) Jimenez is your host.

Serving fresh food to nice people. VIP club members may take 10% off when paying cash.

Your VIP Club Welcomes Jardin Rama, affiliated with and just across the street from sister and participating VIP Club restaurant, Cafe Rama, Nueva, 185-8919. Jaime Shelly is your host.

Open 11 am. - 8 pm. Tuesdays through Sundays. Serving up a variety of tacos and other local favorites with some international twists. VIP Club members may take 10% off whether paying cash or credit card.

Two fine local productions members might consider through the weekend

Once again big time congrats to Susan Page and her solid team for pulling off another successful San Miguel's Literary Conference. Below is a chance to meet some of the collaborators who helped pen "Solamente en San Miguel Volume III, at Yam Gallery/Moebius Books Ancha de San Atnonio #20


Bond's 007 Pub Terraza, Hidalgo #30, up the stairs. Never pretentious always hip. Sports headquarters: Hockey and NBA, March Madness, Football American/International. Sat –Sun BBQ, Burgers, Polish Sausage, Chicago Style Dogs.Noon til 5 pm, monthly mescal tastings, international beers, live music Wed, Thurs. Fri and Sat,  no cover. Ask about the "Bond Boudoir" available for guest rentals.



VIP Club participating business, Galeria, Atotonilco will have open house this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Noon 'til 5 pm. See one of the nation's finest Mexican folk art exhibits plus Latin American finery, including Wounaan Columbia and Panamanian baskets.


In the Future:

VIP Club participating restaurant Zumo, Orizaba 87-9 is hosting a special event, Friday, March 2.

Straight from the legendary Valle de Guadalupe, wines of truly noble personality from the multiple award-winning Don Tomas Winery Experience an extraordinary 5-course gourmet menu with wine pairing created  and prepared by Chef Ishmael Perez, paired with award winning wines by winemaker Geronimo Altamirano from Don Tomas winery.


Donnie Masterton has been an intricate part and hs spearheaded the San Miguel's food scene when it comes to chef-driven restaurants. Insisting on organic and locally produced items, The Restaurant has excelled beyond expectations while continuing to do so. Do know: on Sundays 5% of all sales go towards a local NGO.

Other noted and affiliated restaurants have Masteron's finger prints on them like: El Vergel, in the Campo, Birdies and Taco Lab, Relox 18,  open daily from 10 am. to 10. pm. with live DJs on Tuesdays and Fridays from 6 pm. to 10 pm. with food and drink specials.

Look out for the above's exciting art exhibition at The Restaurant on March 3.

Magic Town is back for the fifth annual Magic Town Music Festival beautifully produced by our Rusty Henson and Carrie Cameron and their fine team.
This year's VIP Kick-Off Party takes place at the home of Wesley Gleason and Jim Castro. Relax, dance, and to enjoy great food created by: The Restaurant, Buenos Aires Bistro, Linnea Rufo Events, Smoked N’ Low, and the Chocolate Feather. Open bar and specialty drinks.
Live musicline up: Paco Rivera with Ana Red, the Maylee Thomas Band and Lady Zen, raising funds and awareness for Centro Infantil de los Angeles, a nonprofit organization that provides free, quality daycare and preschool education to children.
VIP Kick-off Party admission price is $100 USD/$1800 MXN per person. Ticket sales are limited to 125 guests and the event is always a sell-out!

Stop by Galeria Buena Vida, Aldama 42 for tickets or go online to our website
Friday, March 9th Special Event at Santos Resto Bar, #7 Suspiros: Great Jams with our MTMF musicians, door prizes, yummy drinks and food available for purchase, 200 peso recommended donation. Music starts at 9:00 pm.
Festival Day. March 10, Plaza San Arvino aka "The Goose 2 - 9 pm
immediately followed by an on-site “after-party”.

San Miguel's foodie extraordinario, Don Day, once again hosts a site where all sanmiguelenses can vote for their favorite restaurants:

ViP Club member Scott Mason has a brand new sofa for sale.

Square armed, w/curve 84” sofa, in slate grey micro fiber fabric, bench style bottom cushion, but can changed to a 3 cushion type.  $1,100 USD. Scott at, or 415-154-0475.

Juan's Cafe says pick the Academy Awards winners. Winner or winners takes all!

Get your entry blank at Juan's Relox #37. It's a 50 pesos buy in. Contest closes 3 pm March 4. Any ties will for the grand prize will be split. Besides Juan's Cafe giving 10% off to VIP Club members on their food they do give 10% off DVD buys.

                            BEACH GIVE AWAY SWEEPSTAKES

VIP Club/Bahia de la Luna Sweepstakes!!!
Win a week's lodging for two at the beach! Win dinner for six! Win dinner for two! Win a complementary VIP Club Card!
Try and estimate the VIP Club's visitor count on the Club's webpage come MIDNIGHT April 30th, 2018. Closest to the count wins!
It's free!
The present count as of February 22, 2018 is 232,856. Check the site daily and try to measure and estimate how the count is going up daily.
That's your last clue.
Each email address can send in 3 entries. No entries will be accepted after midnight April 15th, 2018. In case of ties there will be a coin flip. Send in estimates to this email address. Only write in your estimate, in your email, in the form of numbers. Do know no one can jack up the numbers by going to the page multiple times within a 24-hour period. Grand prize includes lodging only. Winners will have one full year to claim their prize. Black out dates are the September fiestas, Christmas to New Years and Semana Santa.

Report missing or misplaced cards to this email address for immediate replacement.

Big Shout Out: Our amiga. Donna Meyer (1st Place Gold Medal "North American Travel Journalist Assn" on-line pub category)
Get Well: Alan Gross
R. I. P. Toni Cherry

Thank you for your continuous and loyal support.

Your San Miguel VIP Club


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