Posts Categorized: Food

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 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 »

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 »