After a half a dozen meals on Calle Santander, we decided to venture into another part of town. In our wanderings, we stumbled upon Al Chisme. We had read a good review about the place and thought we would try it. Before entering, we read the various signs posted outside. The special of the day was Chicken a la King served with queso fundido (melted cheese), peas, and rice for Q25. On weekends, there is live jazz, when a liter of beer, chips, and guacamole cost Q25. There was a showing of Harald Proch’s photos, mostly portraits of the local indigenous, in the restaurant.
We then entered and were immediately seated on the porch, with a view of the street. The breakfast menu is surprising...Read More