Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico

And in this Corner…

February 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

Mision 19, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
TIJUANA – “Every year, there is a twist to this meal,” a fellow guest excitedly confided as we were seated for Tijuana restaurant Misión 19’s fifth anniversary dinner on January 21st. “Last year, the theme was the five senses. They served one course with a blindfold, so that you had to [Read More]

10 Baja California Culinary Favorites for 2015

December 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Tijuana, Ensenada, Valle de Guadalupe, Rosarito Beach, Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
BAJA CALIFORNIA – 2015 was a good year in the advancement of Baja California as a contender for one of Mexico’s top culinary regions. So good that Travel + Leisure magazine hosted the 2015 Mexican Gourmet Awards in Ensenada, Valle de Guadalupe restaurant La Cocina de Doña Esthela was awarded [Read More]

Gems of Baja: The Victor’s Salad, Tijuana

December 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Caesar's Restaurant & Bar, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
During our ongoing series, Gems of Baja, San Diego Red’s team of culinary explorers set out to unearth some of Baja California’s lesser-known gastronomic treasures. PHOTOS: Cintia Soto TIJUANA – When it comes to famous entradas, everyone knows the Caesar’s salad — [Read More]

Why I Feel Safe as a Visitor to Tijuana

November 17, 2015 // 1 Comment

Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
TIJUANA, B.C. – When I write about an event or restaurant in Tijuana, I avoid beginning stories with rote commentary about the city’s problems with crime and cartels. Or assuring my readers that “…the streets are safer now, come on down and have a taco and some Baja Med!” After all, if I [Read More]

5 HOT Food Colectivos You Must Try in Tijuana!

July 23, 2015 // 2 Comments

Bunker Food Crew, Zona Rio, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
UPDATE: A few months after we went to press with this article, the food truck colectivo Estacion 55 announced a name change to Gastro & Brews. La Carreta Taco Shop also changed location and are now with Bunker Food Group in Zona Rio. TIJUANA, B.C. – Tijuana food truck and stall-based food [Read More]

Grand Plans at the Grand Hotel Tijuana

June 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Grand Hotel Tijuana, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
TIJUANA, BAJA CALIFORNIA – One of the things I enjoy about culture, food and travel writing are the comments and responses I get when publishing a new article. After posting a recent piece on the Top 10 Travel Warnings for Baja California, I received a very nice email from Gerardo Delgado, the [Read More]

Of Boules and Burros in Playas de Tijuana

May 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Petanquero Bistro, Playas de Tijuana, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
PLAYAS DE TIJUANA, BAJA CALIFORNIA – It’s a bucolic, sunny Saturday afternoon in Playas de Tijuana. As we sit in the shade of the patio sipping our cold, house-made sangrias, the clink of metal on metal resounds in the courtyard, followed by an excited cheer from one person and a [Read More]