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Travel to Eat: Tijuana from Highest High to Taco land

Posted June 29, 2012 by | Comments Off | ]

Last week I spent 24 hours in Tijuana and Ensenada with a couple of colleagues.  The goal was to eat continuously with a break for sleeping.  The other goal was to not regret it on our trip home.  So this eating excursion was more about getting oriented to the excellence available close by in Northern Baja without getting all macho about consuming mass quantities. …

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Travel to Eat: Tijuana’s Mercado Hidalgo

Posted June 25, 2012 by | 5 Comments | ]

For about five years my pal Bill Esparza aka streetgourmetla has been asking me to hang around with him in Tijuana.  Perhaps it was the memories of debauched high school weekends down there that caused me to wait so long to say yes.  What a shame!  Joining me for TJ 101 were Chef Andre Guerrero of Oinkster and Massimiliano and Amy Scattergood, editor of …

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Good Food Day LA – Get on the Bus Tomorrow for a Curated Tour of South LA

Posted March 30, 2012 by | 2 Comments | ]

Overwhelmed by the choice of  Good Food Day Activities?  Here’s an idea,   get the day curated for you. One of our city’s gem non-profits, Community Health Councils is organizing a bus tour. You’ll get an in-depth look at work being done in South LA.  Start by helping in a local garden, then stop and wander a South LA Farmers Market.  Get a chance to …