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Chef Baja

Interview: Chef Miguel Angel Guerrero (La Querencia + El Almazara)

Miguel Angel Guerrero is Tijuana’s culinary renaissance man. He grew up roaming his family’s Baja California ranch land and learned to hunt, dive, fish and farm at an early age. He holds a law...
Mexican Food Tijuana

Erizo Cebicheria: Contemporary Showcase for Baja Seafood

Erizo Cebicheria is one of the latest concepts from rising chef and tireless Baja proponent Javier Plascencia, and it’s just one of the places that Street Gourmet LA founder Bill Esparza introduced us to...
Sandwich Tijuana

Tortas Wash Mobile: Sandwiches that Outlive its Tijuana Car Wash Roots

Concepts don’t get much simpler than Tortas Wash Mobile, a sandwich window that dates to 1964 and specializes in one thing: carne asada tortas. The name comes from a nearby car wash that housed...
Taco Tijuana

Mariscos El Mazateno: Magnificent Seafood in Tijuana

A winding drive into the hills near Tecnologico – the Tijuana technical college – once again led us to Mariscos de Mazateno, a nine-year-old restaurant that showcases Sinaloa-style seafood from Mazatlan. A 2009 visit...
Salsa Tijuana

Baja Sonora: Bringing Sonoran Tacos to the West

Our most recent trip to Tijuana featured a well structured itinerary, but we did have one night of free play, and that inevitably involved multiple taco stops. We started at Baja Sonora, a taqueria...
Baja Culinary Fest

Baja Culinary Fest: Showcasing the Region’s Best Ingredients

The marquee event from the inaugural Baja California Culinary Fest convened behind El Trompo, a children’s museum in an outlying Tijuana neighborhood named for a spinning top. Several top restaurants from the region served...