Posts Categorized: Food

Peninsula Picks: The Best Baja Cookbooks

Whether you’re a casual tourist or a highly discerning foodie, there’s no denying that the food in Baja California is superb from the street tacos to fresh seafood delicacies and fine dining. Mexican cuisine was given a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity designation and Baja California cuisine has specifically made a name for itself… 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 »

Baja’s Battle over the Birthplace of the Margarita

  There’s no doubt that one of Mexico’s most iconic commodities is the margarita. There are variations on the drink, but it most commonly consists of fresh lime juice, tequila, and controy (Mexico’s orange liquor), served with ice.  When you order a margarita, you can have it blended (liquada) or on the rocks (en las… 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 »

Restaurant Review: Refresquería Sussy

By Jeremy Horne   Refresquería Sussy Calle Puerto Peñasco –  Mar Japon and Mar Egeo Ampliación Segunda Secc, 21850 San Felípe, B.C. Open: Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Closed Sunday   LET’S GO! Located on a relatively sparsely populated stretch of a main street in San Felipe, Baja California is Refresquería Sussy. While… 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 November 2020

La Raíz de Nos Chef Denise Roa (formerly of Rancho la Puerta) and Chef Mariela Manzano (of El Lugar de Nos) have partnered in a new venture that will be coming soon to Tecate, La Raíz de Nos. You can follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/laraizdelnos   *   *   *   New Finca Altozano… Read more »