Wednesday, Lilliam and I had to run up to the Frontera. We returned around 11:30, just in time for lunch at Gringos. I may be the last Gringo, in Chiriquí, to visit Gringos. I know I promised a Google Map on my announcement post, but yesterday, it completely slipped my mind.
It is easy to find. As you drive toward Concepcion from David, just keep your eyes peeled for a brightly colored water wheel in the photo to the right. When you see it, you will be there. If you get to the city, you went to far. The photo was facing in the David direction.
Here is a photo of the front of the restaurant.
You have your option of sitting inside or outside next to a running stream. The inside is brightly decorated and very attractive.
We chose the outside with the running stream. It was a cool day and the outside was such a pleasant setting.
Gary, the proprietor, came out to welcome us. His mexican-food background comes from time spent in Mexico, San Antonio Texas, Arizona and I think California. He said his recipes were a blend of what he liked best from those areas.
We started off with chips and salsa,. The salsa is on the left in the following photo. Gary also brought a little of the enchilada sauce for me to try. Both sauces were very good and the chips were fresh and crisp.
I ordered pork enchiladas. They were good, but different from my normal TexMex style. However, it was still the best Mexican food I have had in Panama. I thought the refried beans and rice was spot on.
Lilliam and I both had more than we could eat, so the take home served as dinner the same day.
It was a great meal, and a great setting. My expectations were exceeded. I will return.