Lindo Michoacan, Authentic Mexican Cuisine, our story...
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.
Now Javier and his family bring the great food and
cultural traditions of Lindo Michoacan to Las
Vegas. In Mexico they say, "If you want good food,
go to Michoacan." In Las Vegas we say, "If you want
good food, come to Lindo Michoacan Mexican
Beautiful Michoacan - "Land of Lakes and Fishermen" Birthplace of Javier. Michoacan is widely known for its rich and varied culture and most notably for its unique art and cuisine. A state with abundant natural resources. Michoacan is one of Mexico's main producers of agricultural products.