Posts Categorized: Culinary Corner

Culinary Corner April 2022

Mesas Marinas As a part of Provino’s Festival de las Conchas y el Vino Nuevo (see below), a special culinary event will be taking on place on April 30th at UABC in Ensenada. 15 of the region’s top chefs each paired with a Valle de Guadalupe winemaker for a special four course meal with wine… 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 »

Culinary Corner February 2022

Baja Restaurants Make the 2022 Guía México Gastronómico San Pellegrino, Nespresso, and Larousse Cocina have released their 2022 “Guía México Gastronómico” featuring the best 250 restaurants in all of Mexico. Many Baja restaurants made the list including Madre, Sabina Restaurante, and Manzanilla in Ensenada. Also in Baja California were Fauna, Villa Torél, Finca Altozano, and… Read more »

Culinary Corner January 2022

Tijuana Breweries If it’s been a while since you’ve checked out the breweries in Tijuana, don’t miss the latest round up of the newest and best craft brews as reported by Matthew Suárez for The San Diego Reader. He brings you the best taprooms, tastiest brewpubs, newest breweries, and everything in between. *   *… Read more »

Culinary Corner December 2021

Tamal and Posole Kits If you’re looking for a way to get a jumpstart on some of Mexico’s best Christmastime dishes to make from scratch at home, try the tamal or pozole kits from Masienda. Both corn-based dishes are labor-intensive, traditional meals made in Mexico and popular this time of year. Take some of the… Read more »

Culinary Corner November 2021

    Mexico’s Wild Mushrooms It may surprise you to know that Mexico is home to a wide variety of wild mushrooms. Since the days of the Mexica (Aztecs), mushrooms have been used for a wide variety of medicinal, religious, and culinary purposes. In the Sierra Norte in Oaxaca, there are over 2,500 species of… Read more »

Culinary Corner October 2021

  Google’s New Mexican Cuisine Website Google’s Arts & Culture department published a new interactive website, “Taste Mexico,” that includes thousands of photographs, illustrations, videos and articles to provide a comprehensive education on Mexican cuisine. Aside from France, Mexican food culture is the only one in the world to make it to the UNESCO list… Read more »

Culinary Corner September 2021

  Chiles en Nogada Considered by many as the national dish of Mexico, Chiles en Nogada is made in September throughout Mexico around the time of Mexican Independence Day (September 16th). It was created by nuns in Puebla in 1821, who presented the dish to the general of the Mexican Army, Agustín de Iturbide, after… Read more »

Culinary Corner July 2021

  2021 Vendimia Dates Announced After cancelling the 2020 Fiestas de la Vendimia, the wine harvest festival will return this summer for 2021! The Valle de Guadalupe celebrations will take place from July 29th to August 22nd. This marks the 31st year that the Vendimia will take place, but there will be a number of… Read more »

Culinary Corner May 2021

Ensenada’s Plaza de Santo Tomás Inaugurated Ensenada inaugurated its first street that is exclusively for pedestrian use. It is the Plaza de Santo Tomás, located on Miramar Street, between Sixth and Seventh. As the oldest winery in the region, the Bodegas de Santo Tomás has over 130 years of history in Baja with its namesake… Read more »