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 Jun 18 - 24, 2009 

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High times in High Rolls

By Maren Tarro

For budget-minded travelers, especially during a recession, vacations to far-off destinations are out of the question. But that doesn't mean you have to spend the summer next to a kiddie pool in the baking confines of your backyard.

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A Las Islitas waitress delivers a plate of   camarones a la cucaracha   as Los Tres de Guanajuato performs for her customers.

Restaurant Review

Las Islitas

Welcome to Nayarit

By Ari LeVaux

Mexico is so large and diverse that “Mexican food” doesn’t actually say much. When you see the word “mariscos” attached to a Mexican restaurant, you can expect a focus on seafood; but with thousands of miles of Mexican coastline, even mariscos leaves quite a few unanswered questions. Las Islitas, for its part, has staked claim to the cuisine of the central Pacific state of Nayarit.

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