Monthly Archives: August 2022

Steinbeck and the Sea of Cortez

One of America’s most celebrated authors, John Steinbeck, was certainly famous for his writings about California. And as many Californians, Steinbeck was drawn south by the allure and mystique of the Baja peninsula. In 1940 Steinbeck’s good friend and marine biologist, Ed Ricketts (better known as the character “doc” in Steinbeck’s books like Cannery Row), invited… Read more »

Culinary Corner August 2022

Rosarito Fish & Seafood Festival On Sunday August 7th, Rosarito will host the 32nd Festival del Pescado y Marisco. The Rosarito Committee of Tourism and Conventions (COTUCO Rosarito) will host the event at the Rosarito Beach Hotel. 30 local restaurants will team up with 30 fishing producers to create a dish that will be given… Read more »

Ceviche is Latin America’s Raw Seafood Dish with Japanese Influence

Originally from South America with indigenous roots over 2,000 years old, some of the world’s best ceviche can be found today just 90-miles over the border in Ensenada, Mexico By Chris Mejia While only introduced to American menus in the 1980s, the popular Latin American seafood dish known as ceviche (pronounced “say-beech-chay”) has been a… Read more »

August 2022 Baja Fishing Report

“Imagination is a must in August!”   Were the albacore off the Central California coast this week a reminder of days gone by or a promise of the future? In 2015, when the bluefin reappeared off the Southern California and Baja coasts after being absent for decades, they were considered an oddity that would soon disappear…. Read more »

August 2022 Baja Bulletin

COVID and Border Update With COVID cases high along the peninsula, many municipalities have reinstated COVID protocol and are requiring masks and limiting capacity. Please be sure to call ahead to make reservations at all businesses and to inquire about current restrictions. Non U.S. citizens who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and have appropriate documentation… Read more »