If you listen to
this week’s Baja-edition of Good Food and you still aren’t convinced to drive across the border, let these photos twist your arm. Photographer Oana Marian was on our road trip from LA to Tijuana, to Ensenada, to the Valle de Guadalupe and back. Here are 25 of the photos she took along the way.
Seeds and dried goods at the Mercado Hidalgo.
Piles and piles of peppers at the Mercado Hidalgo
Fresh produce at the Mercado Hidalgo.
Piloncillo – unrefined sugar – for sale at the Mercado Hidalgo.
Evan’s favorite – the outdoor cooking gear at the Mercado Hidalgo.
Tacos Fito across the street from the Mercado Hidalgo in Tijuana.
Baja Craft Beers’ tap room in Tijuana
Sabina’s salsas for sale at her stand.
An uni tostada with fresh clams, avocado and peanut salsa from La Guerrerense.
Mariachis serenade customers at La Guerrerense.
A trio of Mariachis.
The view from Doña Esthela’s
Coricos in the oven outside Doña Esthela’s.
Grapes on the vine in the Valle de Guadalupe.
The exterior of Las Nubes Winery.
The aging room at Las Nubes Winery.
Las Nubes winemaker Victor Segura says the architecture is meant to blend in with the land.
Where to find the best iced coffee in the Valle de Guadalupe – at La Escuelita.
Used wine bottles make a mosaic on the wall of a building.
The RV is a mobile wine store, currently parked at La Escuelita.
Mattress springs incorporated in the architecture at La Escuelita.
The view from Javier Plascencia’s campestre, Finca Altozano.
Grills at Finca Altozano.
One of the many beautiful views of vineyards and low lying mountains in the Valle de Guadalupe.