Posts Tagged: rosarito

Birria is Mexico’s Comfort Food

By Chris Mejia Many beloved dishes the world over can be traced back to peasant cooking, and birria (pronounced “beer-ee-ah” in Spanish), a rich and flavorful meat stew that originates from the Mexican state of Jalisco (capital is Guadalajara) and is said to be a “hangover cure” amongst locals, is a famous example of peasant… Read more »

Cristo del Sagrado Corazón

The Statue It’s hard to miss the large statue of Jesus that watches over the Pacific surf spot K38 just south of Rosarito. Standing 75 feet tall, Cristo del Sagrado Corazón (Christ of the Sacred Heart) is the only large statue of Jesus in the world in full color—the others are white or monochromatic. This… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: Best Social Distancing Adventures in Baja

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The Baja California peninsula is a great place for getting off the grid and practicing social distancing. Here are some of our favorite activities for getting out and about while staying safely physically distanced from other people.     Hiking Around Rosarito Location: Rosarito, BC Why We Love It: Many people don’t know that there… Read more »

Baja Foodie Finds with Scott Koenig: Raíces Restaurante Baja International Cuisine

Restaurant Elevates Rosarito Beach’s Dining Scene By: W. Scott Koenig “I saw chef Javier Plascencia cooking at an event in Ensenada in 2013,” chef Jesús Villacaña of the excellent Raíces Restaurante Baja Internacional Cuisine confided during a recent visit to his Rosarito eatery. “I watched him and thought, ‘I can do that.’” The young chef… Read more »

Las Rocas Ups Its Food Game

Chef Mario Medina opens four new restaurants at Rosarito Beach resort By W. Scott Koenig     When I first met chef Mario Medina, he was executive chef at Finch’s Bistro in La Jolla, California. At Finch’s, Mario turned out hearty seasonal plates of European bistro cuisine with just a touch of Mexican panache. Think… Read more »

Rosarito Art Fest 2019

Rosarito Art Fest 2019

The 10th annual Rosarito Art Fest will take place August 31-Sept. 1, 2019 at the Puerto Nuevo Baja Hotel & Villas. The free festival will feature dozens of artists as well as food, drinks, and live entertainment. For more information: www.facebook.com/rosaritoartfest  

Sabor de Baja 2019

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The 2019 Sabor de Baja will take place on Wednesday, August 28th at the Rosarito Beach Hotel. This all-white affair will feature food from Baja’s best chefs paired with Mexican wines and Baja craft beers. For more information: www.sabordebaja.com  

2019 Baja Blues Fest

The 2019 Baja Blues Fest will take place August 9-11 at the Rosarito Beach Hotel. The three-day music festival was formed to provide funding assistance to selected and vetted organizations that provide assistance to local children in the Rosarito Beach area. For tickets and more information: www.bajabluesfest.org    

Expo Tequila Rosarito 2019

Expo Tequila Rosarito

The Expo Tequila Rosarito will take place May 24-26, 2019 at the Hotel Festival Plaza in Rosarito. Attendees will be able to sample artisan Tequilas directly from the makers. This family-friendly event will also feature local food, art booths, and live mariachi. For more information: www.facebook.com/events/261694178091027  

Spring 2019 Rosarito Ensenada Bike Ride

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The Rosarito Ensenada Bike Ride will take place on May 4, 2019. The 50-mile fun bicycle ride starts in Rosarito and ends with a fiesta at the finish line in Ensenada. This is the 40th anniversary of the famous bike ride. For more information: rosaritoensenada.com