Posts Tagged: Tijuana

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 »

Tijuana’s Jai Alai Palace

  If you’ve spent any time on Tijuana’s Avenida La Revolución, you’ve probably noticed the giant Moorish-style building that resides between 7th and 8th streets with the giant red neon “JAI ALAI” sign on the front. Rich with history, this building, known locally as “El Palacio,” once housed the lively sport of Jai Alai.  … Read more »

The Present, Past, and Future of Friendship Park

  It’s hard to ignore the rust colored border fence separating Tijuana from San Diego that stretches all the way into the Pacific Ocean. El Parque de la Amistad, Friendship Park, is a binational park with both a Mexico and a U.S. side located along the border fence just east of the Pacific coastline. On… Read more »

Estación Central: A Tantalizing Rendezvous

Tijuana Cantina & Restaurant Caters to Travelers, Locals By: W. Scott Koenig I visited Tijuana for the first time after moving to San Diego in 1994. The Mexicoach—a roundtrip bus service that shuttled day trippers between San Ysidro and Mexico’s westernmost border city—was the easiest way for the uninitiated to get there and back. The… Read more »

2019 Expo Cerveza Artesanal

Expo Cerveza Artesanal Tijuana 2019

The 9th annual Expo Cerveza Artesanal will take place June 7-8, 2019 in Playas de Tijuana at Plaza Monumental. With over 60 Baja and international craft breweries participating, this is a great opportunity to enjoy some of the region’s best artisanal beers. Live music and plenty of food options will round out the festival. For… Read more »

Tijuana Tequila Expo 2018

tijuana tequila fest 2018

The 2018 Tequila Expo in Tijuana will take place October 11-14, 2018. As the largest tequila event in Mexico, the expo features samples from 40 tequila brands from around the country, with live music and dance for entertainment. For more information: www.facebook.com/expo.tequilatijuana  

2018 Entijuanarte

Entijuanarte 2018

Entijuanarte will take place Oct. 5-7, 2018 at CECUT in Tijuana. This is the largest independent art festival in Northwest Mexico and features art, music, theater, dance, cinema, and literature. The three-day festival generally draws over 80,000 people. Entrance is free and open to the public. Events start around noon and finish around midnight each day…. Read more »

Tijuana Score Desert Challenge

Tijuana Score Desert Challenge

The 22nd annual  SCORE Desert Challenge will take place in Tijuana Sept. 19-23, 2018. The race will consist of multi-day heat races. For more information: score-international.com  

2018 Expo Cerveza Artesanal

Expo_Cerveza_Artesanal

The 8th annual Expo Cerveza Artesanal will take place in Tijuana on June 1-2, 2018. The event will feature regional cuisine, music, and 60 craft beer exhibitors. For more information: www.facebook.com/EXPOCervezaArtesanal/