Helping a Chef Do Taco Research Might Kill You

I joined the team behind LA's Chicas Tacos on an R&D trip to Mexico and came close to a delicious death by food and booze.
Natalie B. Compton

The Essential Mexico Taco Map (Part II)

The taco universe in Mexico is so infinite and diverse that to name every taco from the country would be impossible—but we'll try.
Munchies Staff

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

Pioneering a Locavore Restaurant in Baja Wasn't Easy

Fifteen years ago, our Ensenada restaurant offered nothing more than fresh fish and local produce because those were the only options available. Nowadays, people call it locavorism or “being sustainable,” but that term didn’t exist here back then.
Solange Muris

Chef's Night Out: Corazón de Tierra

When we visited chef Diego Hernandez at his restaurant Corazón de Tierra, we knew we were in for a night of delicious food and fine wine tasting in Mexico.
Diego Hernández Baquedano

Taking on the World's Most Difficult Off-Road Race in a VW Bug

The Baja 1000 is the longest continuous off-road race in the world and the Desert Dingoes race it in stock pre-1982 Volkswagen Beetles. That's like trying to win the America's Cup in a blowup raft.
Joseph Bien-Kahn