VIP Club San Miguel: "The Smart Fit"


November 05, 2015

This VIP Club Newsflash is being sponsored by Gas Providencia San Miguel’s most personalized propane gas, home delivery service.

With colder temperatures just around the corner now might be the best time to check your gas tank to make sure you have plenty when temperatures dip.
Providencia give VIP Club members 50 centavos off each liter purchased when it’s a 1000 peso minimum! Gas Providencia accepts major credit cards, while still providing the full discount!

01-800-821-0470 for home delivery or call the truck direct: 415-109-5357. Talk directly to the crew: Eduardo and Carlos. Also, Sergio mans the canister truck for 60 ltrs, 30 ltrs portable cans, also the gas-grill or portable-heater size. 415-124-4986 direct to Sergio’s truck. . (No discounts on canisters)

Gas Providencia: honest prompt and accommodating. With Gas Providencia, you always get your true monies worth. When it comes time to fill up that tank, please think, Gas Providencia.

(Businesses or individuals can sponsor VIP Club Newsflashes! We send emails to the membership once-to-twice a month. Cost to sponsor, 1500 pesos.)

Your VIP Club welcomes Sushiitto, Japanese style restaurant, San Francisco #12, 154-4999. Presenting a full array of tasty treats to sushi lovers. Appetizers, Salads, Soups, Noodles, Skewers. Rices, and of course, featuring: Maki Rolls and Sushi, breaded, with sauces and sauté chili. Home delivery and pick up service. 154-4999. Strict-attention paid towards freshness and hygiene!

VIP club members may take 10% off their bill cash or credit card at Sushi Itto.

Your VIP Club welcomes La Burger (Centro Location Only,) Jesus 5, 154-9730, open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 1 – 9 pm, Sundays, 1:00 – 8 pm. Independently owned and operated and now centro home of colossal burgers and he-man steaks along with a wide selection of salads, soups and vegetarian dishes. Roof top terrace and full bar. VIP Club members may take 15% off their bill when paying cash and 10% when employing credit card.

Good News! Long time VIP Club participating restaurant, Sicilia in Bocca, has finally reopened at their new, centro location, Mesones #56, open everyday 1:00 pm. 415-100-7261.

Just like at the previous location, same crew, same great taste of Sicily and members’ VIP Club 10% discount remains in vogue. (cash only)

VIP Club participating restaurant Tannat has relocated to Centella #27 in La Lejona II (the colonia somewhat behind Mega)185-8422.

VIP Club participating restaurant Chao Ban, your Oriental style vegetarian style eatery too is relocating and reopening, November 11, on the upper terrace of VIP Club participating establishments, Chao Corazon/Finestra Spa, Pila Seca #5.

Your VIP Club welcomes Moebius Books, Inside Instituto Allende, Ancha San Antonio #20, Monday to Saturday, 11:00 am – 6 :00 pm. Sundays, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, closed Tuesdays.

Books in English and Spanish: Literature, Art, Architecture, Travel Guides, Cooking, Learning Spanish, Comics, Children’s, Stationary and more. VIP Club members may take 10% off when purchasing books/ Facebook Profile

Players Workshop and Alan Jordan team up to bring you the sizzling romantic drama, “By the Waters of Babylon,” November 5 – 15, Thursday/Friday/ Saturdays at 7:00 pm, Sundays at 3:00 pm., San Miguel Playhouse, Calle Independencia #82,  $15usd/ 200 pesos by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning Playwright, Robert Schenkkan.  

The play takes place on a hot afternoon in Austin, Texas. The widowed Catherine hires writer turned gardener, Arturo, a Cuban refugee, to tame her chaotic backyard. Through an intense afternoon and evening, they will embark on a journey through their deepest fears and desires. Together--warily, clumsily--they begin the oldest dance in the world!  The show stars Jill Gottlieb, and Erik Zavala, and is directed by Alan Jordan. Tickets on sale 24/7 online at, or at the San Miguel Playhouse (#82 Independencia, Monday – Friday, 10 – 2, or at the theater one hour before show time.

Pizza Pig! Pizza Pig! Pizza Pig! Pizza Pig! Pizza Pig! Pizza Pig! Now open 7 days a week, Noon – 9:30 pm, Sundays, Noon til 8 pm. Happy Hour Monday – Friday 2 X 1 beers, win, margaritas 4 pm – 6 pm, Every Wednesday, buy any large pizza and get the second one, equal value, half price! 110-2153, pick up and delivery. Pizza Pig! Pizza Pig! Pizza Pig! Pizza Pig! Pizza Pig! Pizza Pig!

Sanmiguelense United, a grass roots organization of citizens concerned with yours and the town’s security has opened a liaison office in centro, inside the Old Presidencia, on the ground floor off the northwest corner of the Jardin. Assisting all while being a genuine link between the mayor’s office and citizens who might have concerns about security, have tips or need help because of failed attempts to resolve problems dealing with security. Mondays-Wednesdays and Fridays 10 – 1 pm. For more info contact: David Bossman: 415-101-3149.

Early bird gets the best turkey! Hanks has sent in their Thanksgiving menu, a one of a kind where as there are various choices of treats and the big news, unheard of for restaurants, ASK FOR THANKSGIVING SECONDS!

Menu above and since it is Thursday, at Hank’s on every Thursday, order two entrees and get a free bottle of sparkling wine.

Consider attending the annual Rotary Pancake Breakfast Fair. Also consider for 50 pesos per child, donate and send an orphan to the pancake breakfast. For information and tickets:

La Brasseri’s correct phone # 152-3161

Report loss or misplaced cards here to get immediate replacement.

See your Club’s full line up at:

Lots of new stuff forthcoming for the membership in the near future. We’ve been on the road for a spell, yet Your Club has been lining up more deals for the membership. A new flash should come members’ way before the end of the month

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