Posts Categorized: Culinary Corner

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 »

Culinary Corner April 2021

Tickets for Sale for Conchas y el Vino Nuevo The 21st edition of Ensenada’s Festival de las Conchas y el Vino Nuevo (Shellfish & New Wine Festival) will take place this year, but in a smaller more intimate format.  The festival will still feature a few days of educational seafood workshops, but the large shellfish… Read more »

Culinary Corner March 2021

Animalón by the Sea The latest restaurant endeavor from Chef Javier Plascencia is an exclusive and unique maritime experience in Cabo. Guests will enjoy the culinary delights of Chef Plascencia while cruising on one of the most exclusive boats in Los Cabos. Enjoy sunset views right in front of El Arco as you enjoy your… Read more »

Culinary Corner February 2021

Mexico Bans GMO Corn The Mexican government has officially banned Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) corn in order to protect native heirloom corns, bio-cultural wealth, farming communities, gastronomic heritage, and the health of Mexicans. The move also contributes to food security and sovereignty in Mexico. In addition to banning GMO corn grown in Mexico, the ban… Read more »

Culinary Corner January 2021

Tijuana Featured on Episode of “Eater’s Guide to the World” “Eater’s Guide to the World” is a new show on Hulu narrated by Maya Rudolph that explores some of the world’s most surprising culinary destinations. Episode 7 is all about Tijuana and the city’s epic food scene that ranges from street tacos, to craft beer,… Read more »

Culinary Corner December 2020

  Tijuana’s Newest Food Hall, The Park, Opens Tijuana’s newest hip eatery is a new colectivo food hall boasting the cuisine of beloved TJ restaurants and food stalls such as Tortas Washmobile, Los Compas, Alma Verde, and Oryx. Located inside the NewCity Medical Plaza, The Park offers a range of Tijuana’s best cuisine from street… Read more »

Culinary Corner October 2020

Mexican Wines Win Big So far this year, Mexican wines have taken home 115 international awards, including 41 that were awarded at the recent Decanter World Wine Awards, which is considered to be the world’s largest and most influential wine competition. Many of the awards were won by wines from Baja California specifically. ¡Salud!  … Read more »

Culinary Corner September 2020

Baja Featured Again in Season 2 of “Taco Chronicles” Netflix’s popular “Taco Chronicles” show is back with a second season on September 15th. The season will once again feature tacos in Baja California, highlighting Ensenada and La Paz for tacos de pescado (fish tacos). Tijuana’s popular taqueria Tacos El Franc was highlighted in season 1…. Read more »

Culinary Corner August 2020

  2020 Valle de Guadalupe Vendimia Cancelled Provino, the Baja California wine association, has announced that the 2020 Valle de Guadalupe Fiestas de la Vendimia will be cancelled for 2020. This would have been the 30th year for the Fiestas de la Vendimia. Provino normally hosts the festivals larger events such as Muestra del Vino… Read more »

Culinary Corner July 2020

  “Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy” Documentary Considered the leading expert on Mexican cuisine, Diana Kennedy is the author of nine acclaimed cookbooks and is a two-time James Beard Award winner. This new documentary about Kennedy’s life and work features extensive interviews with her as well as with chefs José Andrés, Rick Bayless, Gabriela Camara and… Read more »