Baja California

oysters

This Baja Oyster Expert is Revolutionizing Oyster Farming

"Oysters are magic."
Memo Bautista
8.18.17
mexico

The World's Best Breakfast Is in a Small Village in Northwest Mexico

The only ingredient used to season the best breakfast dish on earth is grain salt, and it’s paired with nothing but simple, well-seasoned refried beans and handmade tortillas.
Pablo Mata Olay
9.10.16
Make this

You Should Be Smoking Your Oysters

These tasty oysters from Baja California restaurant Corazón de Tierra have the freshness of the sea, plus the richness of ranchero cheese and bacon.
Munchies Staff
9.5.16
mexico

After years of decline, Mexico's murder rate is heading back to peak drug war levels

Renewed cartel violence in the first half of this year pushed up Mexico's murder rate by about 15 percent.
Nathaniel Janowitz
7.22.16
Baja California

Scientists Have No Explanation for This Mysterious Swarm of Thousands of Crabs

The ocean continues to be full of mysteries.
Sarah Emerson
4.12.16
Craft Beer

Why It's So Hard to Start a Craft Brewery in Mexico

If I knew how much work it would be to open up a brewery in Mexico, and how the tax system works against craft brewers, I probably would have never done it at all.
Jordan Gardenhire
1.14.16
News

Everything We Know So Far About the Disappearance of Two Australian Surfers in Mexico

Dean Lucas and Adam Coleman have been missing since November 21.
Julian Morgans
12.2.15
mexico

My Baja Restaurant Doesn't Pamper Its Vegetables

The degustation menu at Corazón de Tierra is all about tasting Ensenada. The customer goes into a journey of cereals, vegetables, seafood, fish, poultry, game meat, etc. It sounds delicious? Yes it does. It sounds easy? Of course it does. But it’s...
Diego Hernández Baquedano
9.24.15
the americas

$7.50 for a Day’s Work (Extra Scene from 'The Fruits of Cheap Labor')

In this extra scene, a 52-year-old farm worker receives her daily wage for picking strawberries in northern Mexico. Her salary is $7.50 — plus a marshmallow.
VICE News
8.27.15
mexico

Leaving Their Kids Locked Up (Excerpt from ‘The Fruits of Cheap Labor’)

In this excerpt, VICE News visits a slum serving as an illegal hotel, where day laborers leave their children unattended as they head out to find work in the farmlands of Sinaloa.
VICE News
8.20.15
americas

Mexican Laborers Want Americans to Know Who Picks Their Fruits and Vegetables

Day laborers in Mexico endure long hours in brutal working conditions harvesting crops that end up on the shelves of US supermarkets.
Amparo Rodriguez
8.18.15
mexico

The Fruits of Mexico's Cheap Labor

VICE News heads to northern Mexico to investigate the working conditions on farms, where day laborers and their children handpick crops in 100-degree heat, earning as much in a day as their US counterparts make in an hour.
VICE News
8.14.15
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