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Cross border events & reports. Southern California. San Diego.

Where to Eat and Drink in Mexicali

April 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Wok, Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
MEXICALI, B.C. – Mexicali – a border town 90 minutes east of San Diego – is known outside of Baja California primarily for its agriculture, its maquiladoras, its Chinatown (la Chinesca), and that Grateful Dead song (is there anything a man don’t stand to lose?). And though most are aware [Read More]

RESTORING VALOR

March 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

Restoring Valor, Deported Veterans House of Tijuana, San Diego, Claudia Sandoval, Javier Plascencia
SAN DIEGO – On Wednesday, March 9 from 6 -10PM, San Diegans will have the opportunity to sample the cuisine of Master Chef winner Claudia Sandoval and Master Chef 4th place winner Nick Nappi during RESTORING VALOR, a fundraising dinner and silent auction being held at Border X Brewing in Barrio [Read More]

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]

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]

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]