Culinary Corner March 2019

Ensenada Beer Fest 2019

Ensenada Beer Fest

The Ensenada Beer Fest will take place March 23-24 at the Riviera in Ensenada. The festival will feature over 100 craft breweries sampling their beers along with live music and local food. Watch out for a special collaboration beer from Dos Californias Brewsters, a group of female brewers from San Diego and Baja California.


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Big Blend Vena Cava

Vena Cava Winery’s “Evolution of Big Blend” Event

Join Vena Cava winemaker Phil Gregory on March 14th for a vertical tasting to analyze the evolution of one of his signature wines, the Big Blend. Tickets are $600MN pesos. For tickets or more information: 011-52-646-156-8053 or


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Tecate’s Namesake Brewery Reopens Beer Garden

The large Tecate brewery in the town of Tecate, BC has finally reopened their beer garden after years of being closed for renovations. The beer garden features an inside bar area, outdoor patio, and an upstairs terrace. Every adult gets one free beer with each visit. Open 10am-5pm Mon.-Fri., 10am-2pm Sat., closed Sun.


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Conchas y el vino nuevo

Festival de las Conchas y el Vino Nuevo Date Announced

The popular Festival de las Conchas y el Vino Nuevo event has been announced for May 5th. This event takes place at the Hotel Coral & Marina in Ensenada each year and features fresh seafood from many of the region’s best restaurants and chefs alongside wine from more than 60 Valle de Guadalupe wineries. More information can be found on the Provino website.


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Laja Foodtruck at Lechuza Winery

Lechuza Winery in Valle de Guadalupe is now home to a food truck by Chef Rafa Magaña from Laja. Enjoy your glass of Nebbiolo with tacos, tortas, and other small plates. The food truck is at Lechuza 11am-4pm Thurs.-Mon..


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Beloved Kokopelli Taco Truck Back on the Street

Beloved Tijuana Kokopelli taco truck is back on the street in TJ at live/work colectivo Estación Federal (also home to Nativo Coffee and Cereus Bar). Kokopelli has been a favorite of locals for years for their creative and delicious gourmet tacos. You can also check them out at restaurant Tras Horizonte.


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Explore Northern Baja’s Culinary Scene with Baja Test Kitchen

Baja Test Kitchen is dedicated to the exploration of Baja California’s emergent culinary movement. We curate and share the distinct flavors of Baja California cuisine through our online community, our signature wine, craft beer, and culinary tasting tours, and cooking workshops. Our mission is to inspire others to develop an appreciation of Northern Baja’s unique culinary culture. For more information and news about the Baja culinary scene, follow Baja Test Kitchen on Facebook.




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