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FMGM 2013: Celebrating Mexican Cuisine

October 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

Foro Mundial Gastronomia Mexiacana, Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
ACAPULCO – The Foro Mundial de Gastronomia Mexicana (World Forum on Mexican Gastronomy) kicked off yesterday in Acapulco at the Mega Expo Feria Mundo Imperial Acapulco. After a long day of travel, El Gringo scratched, stretched, showered and hopped on the bus to the venue with his fellow [Read More]

Tijuana Cuisine: From the Street to Baja Med

September 2, 2013 // 4 Comments

The Food Garden, Tijuana, Baja Norte, Mexico
TIJUANA – The “Baja Med” culinary scene has been on the radar for the past several years. Bourdain and Zimmern have  reported on it, and LA food blogs have put the spotlight on Tijuana chefs who are driving the current tastes and trends. Miguel Angel Guerrero, Javier Plascencia [Read More]

ReDiscover Tijuana: Mingei Museum, San Diego

July 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

ReDiscover Tijuana, Mingei Museum, San Diego, California
SAN DIEGO – On Friday, July 19th, the Mingei International Museum in San Diego’s beautiful Balboa Park presented ReDiscover Tijuana, an evening of art, music and food heralding the 124th anniversary of our metropolitan neighbor to the south. The ultimate goal of the evening, as stated [Read More]

Tecate: Northern Baja’s Pueblo Magico.

July 9, 2013 // 10 Comments

Tecate, Baja California, Mexico
TECATE, BAJA CALIFORNIA – On June 6, 2012, the city of Tecate, Baja California, Mexico was designated a “Pueblo Magico”, or “Magical Village” by Mexico’s Secretary of Tourism. Tecate is the 83rd city in Mexico to receive this honor, and only 1 of 3 in all of [Read More]

Rosarito Art Fest 2013: A Delight for the Senses

May 28, 2013 // 4 Comments

Rosarito Art Fest, Baja California, Mexico
ROSARITO BEACH, BAJA CALIFORNIA – The Fourth Annual Rosarito Art Fest was a big success this year, with initial estimates forecasting an attendance of 18,000 people over the past Memorial Day weekend. This number has grown exponentially since the event’s inception in 2009. The actual [Read More]

Isla Espiritu Santo: The World’s Aquarium

April 25, 2013 // 3 Comments

Bahia Ensenada Grande, Isla Partida.
LA PAZ, BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR – I slipped off my flip flops, hiked up my backpack and waded into the warm water of Bahia La Paz, just off the malecon in La Paz, Baja Sur. As the small covered panga backed toward me with four passengers already onboard and two smiling local crewmen, I knew that [Read More]