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Buffalo BBQ Paceño Taco (Food of the Week)

Buffalo BBQ was one of my favorite restaurants in Baja California Sur during my 2012 culinary tour. Since then, Chef Carlos Valdez moved his flagship Mexican restaurant and grill from the center of La...
Restaurant Sign La Paz

Al Forno Pizzeria: Bringing More Heat to Baja California Sur

As soon as we discovered that Buffalo Bar-B-Q chef-owner Carlos Valdez had a pizzeria, and that he employs the same woods – mesquite and mauto – that feed the fabulous grill at his La...
Mexican Food La Paz

Las Tres Virgenes: State of the Art Tostadas in La Paz

La Paz dates to the days of Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortés, so the seaside city has certainly had enough time to build a somewhat varied dining scene. That includes high end restaurants like Las...
Mexican Food La Paz

Buffalo Bar-B-Q: Honoring the Land and Sea in La Paz

La Paz’s most fashionable diners must walk underneath a faux buffalo skull to reach Sonora native Carlos Valdez’s open-air wonderland, Buffalo Bar-B-Q. It’s one of the many amusing details that demonstrate the vivacious chef...
Mexican Food La Paz

Loncheria La Morena: Pushing Limits of Comfort at Mercado Bravo

We just finished polishing off a seafood feast at Bismark-cito, but as Street Gourmet LA founder Bill Esparza pointed out, it’s hard to know the soul of a Mexican city without visiting the central...
Seafood La Paz

Bismark-cito: Feasting on Seafood by the Sea of Cortes

Our first meal in La Paz, a city that Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortés “discovered,” was at Bismark-cito, a seafood-focused restaurant with a mysterious connection to a WWII German battleship that the British Royal Navy...