Últimas Noticias en The Real Baja

  • Trying out new flavors with Ludica Artesanal

    Trying out new flavors with Ludica Artesanal

    Por: Jorge Guevara   |   Hace 4 días

    A new brewery that doesn’t shy away from trying new things

    The craft beer movement in Baja California is increasingly making more waves at a national and international level, especially at beer competitions where the ranking of local breweries increases each time.This has generated more interest and more people are launching their own lines of brews, each with new and interesting combinations. Such is the case of Ivan Garcia and Gustavo del Castillo,...

  • Sabor de Baja  returns to Rosarito

    "Sabor de Baja" returns to Rosarito

    Por: Elizabeth Rosales   |   Hace 4 días

    A competition of flavors

    ROSARITO.- From New York, Los Angeles, and even here in Tijuana, people from near and far are buying tickets to attend the second annual culinary festival, Sabor de Baja , presented by Chef Bo Bendana in Rosarito. A gala of flavors just like the first time around will be returning to a new location on August 27 , in the gardens of the legendary Rosarito Beach Hotel & Resort from 5 pm...

  • Don’t miss the Baja Blues Fest next weekend!

    Don’t miss the Baja Blues Fest next weekend!

    Por: Cal Trimble   |   Hace 1 semana

    Rosarito Beach Hotel will host the event August 22-24

    ROSARITO BEACH.- The Third Annual Baja Blues Fest is just around the corner, and will be held August 22, 23, and 24 at the Rosarito Beach Hotel & Resort. A portion of the proceeds will go to to local children’s charities. In the past the event has raised over $12,000 dollars for Baja California charities. The Blues Fest will include performances by Tijuana’s Hola Soy Lola, Ensenada’s...

  • Baja seeking new tourist attractions

    Baja seeking new tourist attractions

    Por: SanDiegoRed.com   |   Hace 1 semana

    May construct a new port between Ensenada and Los Cabos

    TIJUANA.- With their sights set on promoting federal investments in the state, and exploring the possibility of constructing a new port, authorities of the National Tourism Promotion Fund (FONATUR) will visit Baja California. According to Oscar Escobedo of Baja’s State Tourism Secretariat (SECTURE), “in line with the policy of Governor Francisco Vega, we are focused on attracting...

  • The flavors of Tacos Kokopelli will soon arrive in the “Windy City”

    The flavors of Tacos Kokopelli will soon arrive in the “Windy City”

    Por: Jorge Guevara   |   Hace 1 semana

    From Tijuana all the way to Chicago

    TIJUANA.-Baja California’s cuisine has crossed borders on its reputation for good quality and creativity above all. A clear example of this is Tijuana poster-child Tacos Kokopelli , which will soon be heading to Chicago’s Wicker Park. There, Chicago eaters will learn that when it comes to tacos there is more than just carne asada. Tijuana has been delighted with their original tacos, with...

  • Beer of the Week: “Vindicta” by Hellixir

    Beer of the Week: “Vindicta” by Hellixir

    Por: Jorge Guevara   |   Hace 2 semanas

    The Oyster Stout straight from the sea to your senses

    Baja California’s culinary rebirth and the growth of the craft beer industry in the state is the talk of the town, and I think that few items reflect this better than the new beer by Hellixer, called “Vindicta”. Vindicta is a Stout beer with an oyster base. Although the recipe is of European inspiration, the master brewers out of Playas de Tijuana have managed to fuse these elements with their...

  • Tijuana’s Zonkey and Baja’s Cuisine are officially recognized

    Tijuana’s Zonkey and Baja’s Cuisine are officially recognized

    Por: Jorge Guevara   |   Hace 2 semanas

    Two of this region’s emblems are now part of the official cultural heritage

    Tijuana’s iconic donkey-zebra, or Zonkey, has now been lodged in the official state register as cultural heritage of the State of Baja California. Roberto Lango, Founder of the nonprofit “Uni2”, has achieved his dream of getting this emblematic heritage recorded in the Official State Register. By recognizing these animals as part of Tijuana’s collective imagery, and receiving official...

  • Tijuana coffee culture: a day with the roasters at Café Sur a Norte

    Tijuana coffee culture: a day with the roasters at Café Sur a Norte

    Por: Jill Marie Holslin   |   Hace 2 semanas

    Enjoy a cup of aromatic organic coffee

    TIJUANA.-You have to wait and listen for the first crack. After that, the beans begin to open and transform to rich tones of hazelnut and cocoa. And then you breathe deep, and that familiar enticing coffee aroma rises into the air. Alex Reyes Salas, owner and roaster at Café Sur a Norte in downtown Tijuana makes small 20 kilograms batches of medium and dark roasted Oaxacan Pluma Hidalgo...

  • The evolution of Food Garden Tijuana

    The evolution of Food Garden Tijuana

    Por: Brianna Ballesteros   |   Hace 2 semanas

    New Flavors, Same Place

    Food Garden is part of a global trend, an improved version of what are commonly known as food courts, or food halls. Food Garden has many offerings in a single spot, with gourmet food, elaborate meals, local flavor and everything is freshly made. Food Garden Founder, Ricardo Nevarez Martinez, was inspired on a trip to Malaysia, where he noticed that all restaurants and stands work...

  • Beer of the Week: Border Psycho Brewery s “Cream Ale”

    Beer of the Week: Border Psycho Brewery's “Cream Ale”

    Por: Jorge Guevara   |   Hace 2 semanas

    A very refreshing ale brewed with amaranth and orange peel

    TIJUANA.- This week we got a chance to take part in the TJ Beerfest 2014 press conference, along with many of the most recognized craft breweries in the region, including Border Psycho Brewery, one of my favorites. It had been a while since I managed to sneak in a craft beer, so I indulged myself at Border Psycho. And, let me tell you, that one of the best things you could drink in this hot,...