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Paco De Santiago

Paco De Santiago

Francisco de Santiago, known as Paco, was born in México City in 1967. He has also lived many years in Zacatecas and Guanajuato. He loves the history of México and has a deep cultural background. He studied History, Art and Culture in the National University of México, UNAM. His parents taught him the love of the arts. His father was an artist and professor at the famous “Academia de San Carlos” in México City. His mother worked as a flamenco dancer. As a teenager, Paco became one of the best chess players of México, having been choosen to be part of the México’s Olympic Chess Team. Then, he trained and worked as a professional bullfighter.

Recent stories by Paco De Santiago

February 18, 2021

Di Caffé: World-Class Grounds

Mexico City |
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Mexico City -- Like many cities around the globe, Mexico City has seen the pandemic wreak havoc on tourism and restaurants, two often intertwined industries. Many restaurants and hotels have already closed their doors, and many more employees have lost their jobs. Read more
June 4, 2020

Antolina: Doing Good to Stay Open in Mexico City

Mexico City |
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Mexico City -- Covid-19 has brought most of Mexico City’s restaurants to a halt. But Antolina in the Condesa neighborhood has found a way to keep its kitchen active. “We were about to shut [the restaurant] down when we got the idea of doing something different to keep breathing,” says owner Pedro Sañudo. Read more
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