Culinary Corner April 2024

Festival de las Conchas y el Vino Nuevo

Sunday, April 14 is the Festival de las Conchas y el Vino Nuevo (Shellfish & New Wine Festival). The beloved event will take place in Ensenada at the Hotel Coral & Marina. The event features shellfish and seafood prepared by some of the region’s top chefs as well as newly launched wines from over 80 local wineries. For tickets and more information, please visit the Provino website.

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Crossing South Food and Wine Festival

Join Jorge Meraz, the host of the popular KPBS show “Crossing South,” on April 20th at the Rosarito Beach Hotel for a food and wine event showcasing all that Baja California has to offer. Admission gives you an all-you-can-taste pass to try the amazing foods, beers, and wines you have seen on the TV show. Meet Jorge Meraz, take salsa dancing classes, and enjoy salsa music with Machito Ruiz and his band. For tickets and more information, visit the event site.

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Drew Deckman to Open New Restaurant in San Diego

Chef Drew Deckman, of the popular Valle de Guadalupe eatery Deckman’s en el Mogor, will soon have a new restaurant in San Diego, 31ThirtyOne. The restaurant, which is scheduled to open in May on University Avenue, will focus on sustainable food from regional producers and will have its own garden in Ramona.

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