Monthly Archives: October 2013

The DBTC Guide to Dia de los Muertos

Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico on November 1st and 2nd to remember friends and family members who have passed away. It’s a bright and colorful celebration that engages all of the senses. See our guide below, which explains some of the traditions of the holiday…. Read more »

Chart of the California Missions

By David Kier Co-author of “The Old Missions of Baja & Alta California, 1697-1834”   Here is a chart that shows the relationship between the founding of the 21 Franciscan missions in Alta California and the founding of the 27 Jesuit, Franciscan, and Dominican missions founded in Baja California, and how they occurred during… Read more »

DBTC Staff Peninsula Picks: Baja Camping Spots

Ah the great outdoors! There’s nothing better than the smell of the ocean or mountains and spending the evenings around the campfire with friends and family. Here are a few of our favorite camping spots on the peninsula. “October!  I can’t think of a better time of year to visit Meling Ranch with it’s quaking… Read more »

Recipe for Pancho’s Tortilla Soup from Ann Hazard

We asked Ann Hazard, Baja aficionado and author, to share one of her favorite recipes and the story behind it. This one comes from her book, “Cooking with Baja Magic Dos.” ¡Buen provecho! This delectable variation of an old Mexican favorite comes to you straight from Restaurant Pancho’s in Cabo San Lucas. When I was… Read more »

DBTC Dinner Club at Romesco

We had a lovely night with DBTC staff and members at Romesco in Bonita. Highlights of the evening were the mango margaritas, lengua tacos, shrimp fries and the decadent dessert online pharmacy usa samplers that Romesco gave us for free. Hope you can join us at the next DBTC Dinner Club at Las Olas in… Read more »