Culinary Corner December 2023

Fauna Named Best Restaurant in Mexico

Valle de Guadalupe’s Fauna has been named the 2023 best restaurant in Mexico. The restaurant is situated on the Bruma property and run by chef David Castro Hussong. Fauna also earned the #5 spot on the Top 50 Restaurants of Latin America, joined by Valle de Guadalupe restaurants Villa Torel (#19), Animalón (#53), and Lunario (#54). Castro’s partner, Maribel Aldaco, was also named Best Pastry Chef in Latin America 2023.

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Todos Santos Gastrovino Event

The Todos Santos Gastovino will take place Dec 8-10. Gastrovino is one of the region’s top gastronomy events celebrating local food and Mexican wines. For tickets and more information, visit the Gastrovino website.

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Baja California Breweries

If you love keeping up with the latest northern Baja brews, check out the recommendations from Tijuanense Matthew Suarez for must-visit craft breweries in this San Diego Magazine article. Some standby favorites like Agua Mala in Ensenada and Fauna in Mexicali make the list as well as some newer spots. ¡Salud!

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