Thursday, March 31, 2016

New Restaurant: Sanvil

Opening in the venue space, Hacienda San Jose, on May 7th Sanvil will combine Baja ingredients with the flavors of India.

Restaurant Report: Mision 19 and Bracero

With restaurants in Valle de Guadalupe (Finca Altozano), Tijuana, and San Diego Javier Plascencia has emerged as a leader of the northern Baja culinary/dining renaissance.

His restaurants get raves in this Eater National post.

Monday, March 28, 2016

Special Dinners: Conchas y El Vino Nuevo Festival

Malva, Deckman's, Corazon de Tierra, and Finca Altozano are hosting special dinners this weekend in conjunction with the Festival de las Conchas y el Vino Nuevo.  

Note: The Denver in Baja dinner at Finca Altozano is sold out.

Friday, March 18, 2016

Monday, March 14, 2016

El Pinar de 3 Mujeres Open for the 2016 Season

This is great news and a sign that spring has arrived in the Valle

Via Facebook:

Muchas gracias por su visita y sus comentarios a cerca de la experiencia que compartimos en El Pinar de 3 Mujeres en esta apertura de temporada! Esperamos verlos de nuevo muy pronto!

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Rick Bayless Twitter Tips - Valle de Guadalupe

Rick Bayless did a Q&A on Twitter this morning, and he answered my question about the Valle.

Dinner Event: Denver in Baja with Chef Javier Placencia

Via Facebook:

Baja will be having guest chefs Jamie Fader from Lola and Dave Query from Big Red F.

There will be 2 cookouts - 2 locations - 2 guest chefs and our own Chef Javier Plascencia as host!

Friday April 1st. @Erizo* Baja Fish House & Market in Tijuana. Starting at 2pm, we will have a wide variety of seafood antojitos, tapas and tacos! Craft beer and live music. Reservations to or (664)145-8045 *a la carte*

Saturday April 2nd @Finca Altozano in Valle de Guadalupe.
Join us for a wonderful dinner under the best sunsets in Baja! Starting at 7pm, $700 pesos for a prix-fix menu and the best regional wines. Reservations to (can be paid via paypal)

On Sunday we will all be celebrating on the annual Festival de las Conchas y el Vino Nuevo at Ensenada's great Hotel Corat & Marina, come by and say hi!

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

New Restaurant: Tempo Valle de Guadalupe??

Tempo Urban Kitchen, an Orange County eatery, posted a picture (above) today on Facebook with the tag "Tempo Valle de Guadalupe".  Details as they become available.