US – Mexico Border Travel Guide
Andrew Zimmern discovers the food and fun that blur the line between the US and Mexico.Go to Episode
Border Field State Park
Border Field State Park is located at the southwesternmost point of the contiguous United States, with Mexico and the Pacific Ocean as its southern and western borders.
1500 Monument Rd, San Diego, CA 92154
Caesar's is famous for being the birthplace of the Caesar salad, invented by restaurant owner Caesar Cardini in the 1920s.
Av. Revolucion #1079, Zona Centro, Tijuana, BC, Mexico
Located in San Diego’s Barrio Logan neighborhood, this park is home to the largest collection of outdoor murals in the US. Andrew spoke with local muralists here while listening to the Grammy Award-winning band La Santa Cecilia rehearse.
Logan Avenue & Cesar E Chavez Pkwy, San Diego, CA 92113
With 2 locations in the San Diego area, this second-generation burger joint is known for its delicious onion rings and bacon cheeseburgers. Second location at 945 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101
5010 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107
La Cociña de Dona Estela
Owner Doña Estela and her family prepare home-cooked meals right out of their own kitchen. Locals sit down at her kitchen table to enjoy fresh empanadas, homemade flour tortillas and a variety of delicious stews.
The sobadores are traditional healers and chiropractors who set up shop alongside the Tijuana Cathedral. Many of their clientele travel from the US and use the sobadores as an affordable option for rehabilitation therapy.
Avenida Miguel F. Martinez, Tijuana, BC, Mexico
Tacos Kokopelli is a gourmet taco street-stand run by graduates of the Culinary Art School in Tijuana. One specialty is the Kraken taco, consisting of pesto-marinated grilled octopus in an Anaheim chile filled with cheese and topped with avocado.
Av. Madero s/n, Zona Centro, Tijuana, BC, Mexico
Located at the California-Mexico border, the Tijuana Estuary is home to 370 species of migratory and native birds. In Mexico, Andrew visits Alter Terra, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting the estuary through local community initiatives.
301 Caspian Way, Imperial Beach CA 91932
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