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Viva La Mexico!

  • Nov 29, 2012 · 1:00 PM
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Javier Barajas, the original owner of Lindo Michoacan Mexican Restaurant,

learned to cook when his grandparents, Timoteo and Ninfa, sent him to study at

the seminary in Michoacan. At the seminary, a wooden revolving service door (the torno)

separated the nuns
in the kitchen

from the priests and students in the dining

hall. Through a crack in this door, Javier

developed a friendship with the Mother


After a few months Sister Anita asked

Javier if he would come to the kitchen every day to help the nuns lift and move

the heavy pots and pans. She noticed right away that Javier was quick and eager

to learn. Before long, she was teaching him to help with the food preparation as

well. He spent years mastering the secrets of Michoacan cuisine.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    This was a very relaxing event. It was wonderful meeting Maggie and Sheron. The food was delicious, The conversation fantastic and of course always wonderful to see Pam, Eva and our lovely Organizer Barbara!

    November 30, 2012

  • Barbara

    Delicious food and lots of conversation

    November 29, 2012

  • Barbara

    Well everyone, I am asking Alex Z. to host this lunch for me. Family health issues will take me out of State that week. I hate to miss this because it is one of my favorite restaurants. Have a good time.

    November 16, 2012

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