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The Best of Tijuana 2018

We crown 21 winners from across the border including new restaurants, breweries, and boutiques
July 31, 2018

3 Lessons Learned from 'Seven Days in the Valle'

Author Scott Koenig shares three key insights into Mexico’s wine region
July 18, 2018

5 Reasons to Get Packing This Summer

From San Diego staycations to Mexican excursions, these getaways are packed with relaxation and sight-seeing
June 28, 2018

The Best of Tijuana 2017

The need-to-know places, people, and experiences across the border
July 28, 2017

Relax Baja Style in Todos Santos

The “Pueblo Mágico” is best known for its activities, including fitness classes on the beach
July 18, 2017

Best of Baja 2016

46 ways to relax, dine, drink, and play the Mexico way
October 28, 2016

Inside the Icon: Tijuana III Milenio

Tucked in a canyon just below Tijuana’s airport stands the 50-foot nude Amazonian officially titled Tijuana III Milenio
June 24, 2016

Eat This: Green Shrimp Ceviche Tostada at Erizo

The menu at Tijuana’s Erizo boasts local seafood and regional ingredients
June 24, 2016

The Rise of Baja Beer

Baja is quickly becoming the Mexican mecca for beer
April 22, 2016

Destination: Cabo San Lucas

The Baja city has bounced back, with new hotels, restaurant favorites, and plenty of outdoor adventure
March 25, 2016

Tijuana is Stationed for Change

A new live-work-drink space hopes to revitalize one of Tijuana’s oldest neighborhoods
March 25, 2016

Inside the Icon: La Casa del Túnel

Visit the former drug smuggling house turned art center
March 25, 2016

Eat This: Pismo Clams from Mariscos El Gordito

Fresh seafood is near!
March 25, 2016

A Baja Spring Break

Long gone are the days of wet T-shirt contests and body shot marathons south of the border
February 26, 2016

Drink This: Clamatos Bebe

Located in Tijuana’s La Ermita neighborhood, the quaint Clamatos Bebe is known for the many renditions of its namesake drink
February 26, 2016

Rosarito's Best Seafood Tacos

What began as a roadside fruit stand south of Rosarito is now home to K38
February 26, 2016

Inside the Icon: Christ of the Sacred Heart

The 75-foot statue of Christ of the Sacred Heart is impossible to miss when driving along the Baja coast south of Rosarito
January 22, 2016

Where to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Baja

Nothing says romantic adventure quite like “Don’t forget your passport.” Here, seven ideas for a Valentine’s celebration across the border.
January 22, 2016

Eat This: Duck Machaca Pizza at El Taller

Mechanic shop turned industrial chic Baja Med restaurant El Taller elevates Tijuana’s pizza game to new heights
January 22, 2016

Tijuana's Cross Border Xpress is Now Open

If you’ve overlooked cheaper airfare by way of Tijuana International Airport because of the hassle to get there, it’s time to change your flight search.
December 23, 2015

Border Report: The Magic of Tecate

Tecate unveils major renovations as a member of Mexico’s cultural hotspot list
December 23, 2015

Border Report: Hike the Golden Hill

At 1,084 feet, its peak is the highest point within the border city, making it easily visible from several spots around San Diego.
December 23, 2015

Eat This: Tuna Ceviche

In the heart of Baja’s wine country and nestled within the expansive Rancho Olivares, you will find Almazara Restaurant.
December 23, 2015

Viva, Mexican Food!

The ultimate guide to San Diego’s marquee cuisine, with a taco hall of fame, the best ceviches, the ultimate salsa bar, top taco deals, margaritas, micheladas, and more. Buen provecho!
October 30, 2015

Road Trip: Baja Bound

While San Diego embraces its newfound love for elevated Mexican cuisine, Baja Norte has been upping its culinary game for nearly a decade. Here’s your hit list.
October 30, 2015

Border Report: Día de los Muertos

Where to go and what to eat across the border for Día de los Muertos
October 30, 2015

Eat This: Yellowtail Tiradito with Uni

Verde y Crema is named after the restaurant’s grounds, formerly the headquarters and parking lot for Tijuana’s “green and cream” city buses
October 30, 2015

Burgers Without Borders

Tijuana is putting a gourmet spin on the quintessential American sandwich
October 30, 2015

Eat This: Ahi Tuna and Chicharron Tostadas at Traslomita

Traslomita, an outdoor eatery within the Hacienda La Lomita winery in Valle de Guadalupe, is a scene straight out of a storybook
September 25, 2015

Southern Hospitality: Tijuana Hospitals

The most popular places for common surgeries south of the border.
September 25, 2015

Statement Piece: Tijuana Art and Activism

A Tijuana artist makes a case for public breastfeeding.
September 25, 2015

Walking into Tijuana Now Costs Money

Itching for a Baja getaway? A new border regulation means it’s going to cost to cross
August 25, 2015

Eat This: Barrel-Smoked Octopus and Bone Marrow

The aromatics from the wood-fired grill are reason enough to visit chef Javier Plascencia’s Finca Altozano in Valle de Guadalupe
August 25, 2015

Celebrating the Red, White, and Green

The history behind Mexico’s tricolor symbol of independence
August 24, 2015

Best of San Diego 2015: Culture & Business

Must-see galleries, performances, Tijuana hotspots, and more
July 24, 2015

The Other Side of Baja

Seafood, the Sea of Cortez, and ancient cacti are the draw in San Felipe
June 24, 2015

The Bullring by the Sea

Plaza Monumental de Tijuana is a local legend
June 24, 2015

Eat This: House Ceviche at Muelle Tres

On the seaside boardwalk in Ensenada, the quaint Muelle Tres offers fresh seafood and icy cold locally brewed beers
June 24, 2015

Menu Makeover

Step aside, Sbarro. Tijuana’s gastronomic revolution invades its oldest shopping mall
June 24, 2015

Eat This: Seared Abalone from Manzanilla

The port city of Ensenada offers both lovely views of the Pacific and a bounty of fresh seafood
May 22, 2015

Where Chefs Get Schooled

Wannabe Plascencias are drawn to Tijuana's Culinary Art School
May 22, 2015

Step up to the Plate

One public health incident put Tijuana’s 500 Chinese restaurants in peril. It’s time to restore balance
May 22, 2015

It’s Tecate Time!

Mexico’s first canned beer was born just across the border
April 24, 2015

Eat This: Beef Tongue Tiradito

If you’re itching to take advantage of Valle de Guadalupe’s natural bounty, Deckman’s En El Mogor is your answer
April 24, 2015

Tijuana Craft Beer: Plaza Fiesta is Back

An old hangout becomes Tijuana’s first open-air craft beer galleria
April 24, 2015

50 Miles Through Mexico

A seasoned rider provides tips for the 36th Annual Rosarito–Ensenada Bike Ride
April 24, 2015

Eat This: Lechon at Troika, Valle de Guadalupe

In Baja’s wine country, Troika is a food truck that utilizes the region’s finest ingredients
March 23, 2015

Getaways: Short Trips

Get away this weekend to the desert, mountain, or beach
March 23, 2015

Visit the Parque

Mexico’s northernmost national park is a beaut—once you trek 50 miles of unpaved road
March 23, 2015

Hiking Tijuana

For another view of San Diego or an all-new race route, head south!
March 23, 2015

Borderland Beisbol

Soccer, schmoccer. Mexico loves America’s favorite pastime
February 23, 2015

Tijuana Zonkeys Play Hoops

The border city’s stake in the most important basketball league in northwest Mexico
February 23, 2015

Eat This: The Kraken

Tacos Kokopelli has brought innovative tacos and unforgettable salsas to the streets of Tijuana
February 23, 2015

The Border Waiting Game

Know how long the lines are before you get to the border
January 27, 2015

Eat This: Tostadas

All hail the queen of streetside seafood, Doña Sabina Bandera
January 27, 2015

Holistic Health in Mexico

Looking for an alternative to prescription pills? Head south
January 27, 2015

Meet Don Ramen

Chefs Javier Plascencia and Adria Montaño bring the first-ever set of wheels offering ramen to Tijuana
December 23, 2014

Mexico Two Ways

Charter a yacht, or navigate the aisles of a busy mercado? Here are two different vacations in our favorite country to the south.
December 23, 2014

The Statues of Paseo de los Heroes

The fleet was born during the urbanization of TJ's River Zone
December 23, 2014

Very Important Taco: Hibiscus and Goat Cheese

If you haven’t been down to Avenida Revolucion in Tijuana recently, you might not recognize it
December 23, 2014

Tijuana Street Food Boom

Here’s the skinny on the open-air food parks popping up in vacant lots all over town
December 23, 2014

Inside the Icon: Mercado Miguel Hidalgo

Exploring Tijuana’s oldest outdoor market
November 26, 2014

Home-Cooked Meals in Tijuana

La Carmelita is a new-wave food truck known for 'cocina de hogar' (home cooking)
November 26, 2014

Boutique Shopping South of the Border

A guide to the surprisingly stylish retail in Tijuana. Believe!
November 26, 2014

The Baja Moment

In eight short years, Baja’s gone from a virtual dead zone to one of the globe’s top food and drink destinations. Now what?
October 23, 2014

Eat This: Fish and Clam Ceviche

South African-born chef Ryan Steyn brings his signature dishes to Valle de Guadalupe
October 23, 2014

Tijuana Art Comes to San Diego

With open arms, the art world embraces contemporary artists from Tijuana
October 23, 2014

Party Like It’s 2007

The creators of a TJ signature sound are ready to change tracks
October 23, 2014

Tijuana’s Balboa Park

Okay, it’s not in a park. But the center’s packed with culture
October 23, 2014
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