Monthly Archives: March 2022

Birria is Mexico’s Comfort Food

By Chris Mejia Many beloved dishes the world over can be traced back to peasant cooking, and birria (pronounced “beer-ee-ah” in Spanish), a rich and flavorful meat stew that originates from the Mexican state of Jalisco (capital is Guadalajara) and is said to be a “hangover cure” amongst locals, is a famous example of peasant… Read more »

La Recua

By Trudi Angell Nostalgia. That’s what it is – nostalgia. And it’s a good thing. It’s what encourages writers to preserve a story, and filmmakers to capture a scene, and elders to share a piece of their own history. Nostalgia is what my vaquero friend Darío Higuera felt when he’d remember the tales that his… Read more »

Culinary Corner March 2022

Presale Tickets Available for Festival de las Conchas y el Vino Nuevo Presale tickets are now available until March 31 for Provino’s Festival de las Conchas y el Vino Nuevo which will take place on Sunday, May 1 at the Hotel Coral & Marina in Ensenada. Over 70 local wineries will be pouring wines and… Read more »

March 2022 Baja Fishing Report

“Baby, It’s Cold Outside,”an old Dean Martin favorite, certainly describes the weather conditions in Baja (Norte) recently. However, the enthusiastic Baja anglers refuse to be deterred. In early February, on a Facebook public group, CLUB DE PESCA TIJUANA-ROSARITO-ENSENADA, Victor Hugo Barraza posted the remarkable achievement of a bluefin tuna caught from the shore near La… Read more »

March 2022 Baja Bulletin

COVID and Border Update Non U.S. citizens who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and have appropriate documentation are permitted to enter the United States via land ports of entry. Non-essential travelers who are not U.S. citizens are required to (1) provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, as outlined on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website;… Read more »

Ensenada’s Riviera del Pacifico

With its elegant white Spanish architecture and surrounding gardens, the Riviera del Pacifico has been one of Ensenada’s crowning jewels for nearly 100 years. The building has a rich history and still serves today as an important part of local culture. History Originally built as a hotel and casino, construction began on the what-was-then beachfront… Read more »