Baja, Mexico

Andrew explores the peninsula of Baja in Mexico - where the land is harsh, but the people and the food are out of this world! From street carts to high-end cuisine in Tijuana, Ensenada and La Paz, Andrew ...

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Mercado Hidalgo

Explore on of Tijuana's famous markets where Andrew finds chicharrón prensado -- pig skin, fat and parts pressed into a gelatinous block --chamoy, a paste-like candy made with dried prunes and chili.

Av. Independencia and Sanchez Taboada, Tijuana, Mexico

 
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Carintas Kiko

Andrew checks out a food stand located inside the Hidalgo Market where all the parts of the pig are cooked up. He tries pork brain tacos, pork tongue and cooked pork blood with intestines on a tortilla.

Blvd. Sánchez Taboada y Independencia; Zona del Río, Tijuana

 
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La Cagua del Yeyo

This Tijuana landmark specializes in stews, soups and tacos from the norht Mexican region of Sonora. Food blogger, Bill Esparza of Street Gourmet LA takes Andrew on a street food crawl.

Calle 8, #8761, Tijuana

 
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Mariscos Ruben

Locals in Tijauna find the best street foods at this restaurant, known for serving delicious seafood, including marlin tacos, crispy sea scallops and clam au gratin.

Parked on the corner of 8th and Quintana Roo, Tijuana

 
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Tostadas de Cueritos

Andrew finds a food stand, and tastes pork skin and pig's feet boiled, braised and pickled, served on a tostada with refried beans, cabbage and hot sauce.

Zona Norte, Tijuana

 
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Mariscos Navolato

Andrew stops at a roadside seafood stand serving fresh clams and oysters.

Riveroll y Blvd. Lazaro Cardenas, Ensenada, Baja California

 
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La Cocedora de Langosta

This fish market specializes in fresh geoduck.

Blvd. Teniente Azueta No 187-D Recinto Portuario, Ensenada, Mexico

 
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Mercado de Mariscos

Andre and Chef Benito Molina shop at Northern Baja California's largest seafood market.

Av Miramar at Blvd Costero, Ensenada, Mexico

 

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