Explore Mexican food beyond the familiar dishes of guacamole and tacos, by diving deeper into the unique cuisines of individual Mexican cities, which you can learn more about here.

The Carajillo Is Mexico's Ultimate Two-Ingredient Coffee Cocktail

This National Coffee Day, unwind with a two-ingredient coffee cocktail from Mexico: the Carajillo. Or try an updated take that adds some warm spice for chilly nights. The Original Carajillo [caption...

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Chef Drew Deckman "Grilled & Chilled" @ Quattro in East Palo Alto

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Friday night's kick-off to the Labor Day holiday weekend was a guest appearance by celebrity chef Drew Deckman bringing his Baja campestre cuisine to the patio of Quattro Restaurant in the Four Sea...

Popotla | Baja California

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Driving down to Ensenada on a Thursday morning in August 2017, I asked my traveling companions if we could check out Popotla en route. Expecting the fishing village to be quieter than on the weeken...

Casa Marcelo | Zona Centro - Ensenada

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

In 2012 I was introduced to the raw milk cheeses and butter of Ramonetti Dairy and La Cava del Marcelo at dinner at the now-closed Sarmiento in Ensenada. The chef/owner had suggested that I visit t...

El Lugar de Nos | Tecate

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Our last stop in June 2017 after Finca Altozano https://www.chowhound.com/post/finca-altozano-valle-de-guadalupe-ensenada-1075726 before crossing the border at Tecate for home was El Lugar de Nos. ...

Finca Altozano | Valle de Guadalupe - Ensenada

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Finca Altozano, the asador campestre restaurant owned by celebrity chef, Javaier Plascencia, is among the most popular eateries in Valle de Guadalupe. It's one of the first eating places in the win...

Cheese Tasting @ Rancho Cortes | Valle de Guadalupe - Ensenada

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

In our quest to find Misiones olive oil at the source, we spent a lot of time trying to find Rancho Cortes in Valle de Guadalupe. Turns out we passed by the entrance many times because we could not...

Rolling's Helado Artesanal en Rollo | Ventana al Mar - Ensenada

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Our final stop in Ensenada in June 2017 before leaving the city was at Rolling's Helado Artesanal en Rollo in the Ventana al Mar park on El Malecon. It specializes in the Thai-style of rolled ice c...

Cerveceria Aguamala | El Sauzal - Ensenada

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

On our way back to town from a lovely dinner in June at El Pinar de 3 Mujeres https://www.chowhound.com/post/el-pinar-de-tres-mujeres-valle-de-guadalupe-ensenada-1075125 , we stopped at Cerveceria ...

El Pinar de Tres Mujeres | Valle de Guadalupe - Ensenada

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

In June 2017, dinner for our final evening in Baja was at Cocina de Ismene in El Pinar de Tres Mujeres in Valle de Guadalupe.

Baking supplies in Mexico City

by Masfar 10 years ago

Hi guys, Just wondering if anyone knows a good place to buy supplies for baking or cake decorating. Things like baking parchment, cup cake cases etc. I have tried Superama, Mega and Soriana to n...

CDMX December Trip mostly modern and misc. Day 2-4

by johnmart11 5 years ago

San Juan Mkt tour/ Pujol/ Maximo Bistrot. We booked a market tour via Viator. The tour guide was a bit late and she seemed competent enough. We had; grasshoppers, agua (cucumber/lime/chia), some n...

Restaurant Schedule for Christmas/New Years 2017

by mgarc130 4 years ago

Hello all, My family and I (4 adults) will be visiting Mexico City from December 25-January 1st of this year. We are very excited to visit such a culturally rich city and we cannot wait to explo...

Our Preferred Ensenada Restaurants

Gypsy Jan
by Gypsy Jan 11 years ago

(Cross-posted from Baja Nomad, the OP is bajabound2005) " Some of our favorite Ensenada restaurants – you can Google almost any of these and find great reviews. You can find all of these restaur...

Chowdown Report: 2018 Festival de las Conchas y Vino Nuevo - Ensenada

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Yes, we did have a chowdown last month in Baja California, meeting for the Festival de las Conchas y Vino Nuevo in Ensenada and Valle de Guadalupe. Sometimes just two of us and as many as five in o...

CDMX and Nicos for breakfast

by sheriff 3 years ago

Hi - I'm heading to CDMX this weekend with a group of friends. We'd like to go to Nicos but the only day we can do it is on Saturday, which is the same day we have a dinner reservation at Quintoni...

Mexico City and Ixtapa tips for Honeymoon

by Russian 3 years ago

Hi all, Going to Mexico City for my honeymoon (arriving this Saturday night). First trip back to Mexico after living there as a child nearly 30 years ago. Where should I go to eat? I'm a huge ...

Vegan Restaurants Mexico City

by josephsuarez 3 years ago

I am vegan and traveled to CDMX last year and am returning this year in July, but with a non-vegan. I was hoping to find some excellent restaurants that would accommodate to both. On the vegan ...

Guadalajara: new eats

by trapani 6 years ago

Just spent a week in GDL, stayed in the Colonia Americana (Casa Montore) & mostly ate in walking distance. I was impressed by the high end, seasonal eats at Allium--lovely terrace too. Tikuun pro...

2nd Annual Encuentro de Cocineras Tradicionales de Oaxaca

by cristina 3 years ago

It's short notice, but if you have the slightest chance of going to the city of Oaxaca from April 25-28 for this incredible food event, DO NOT MISS IT. Last year's event was marvelous, with 55 tra...

Bar Bura at Cuatro Cuatros | Ensenada

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Watching the sunset at Bar Bura at Cuatro Cuatros in the height of summer was one of the highlights of my visits to Ensenada. The enjoyment was as much about the journey as the finale. When you...