Discovering New Flavors in Cabo

How I Locate Authentic Food One of the truest ways that I have used with great success to find authentic foods in Mexico is to go to open-air restaurants. Sure there are fancy restaurants with nice tablecloths, linen napkins, spotless windows with views of everything nice. There might even be some soothing music playing quietly […]

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Can You Say “TLAYUDA”?

Don’t worry; you’re not alone if you can’t easily pronounce it. I looked in the largest (size, weight, pages) dictionary I have, and there are no English words listed that begin with the two letters “t” and “l.” So it’s no real surprise that Americans (and maybe Brits, Aussies, and Kiwis) have a hard time […]

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Javier’s with Seafood and Mariachis; Great Choice!

As you wind your way through the elaborate Cabo Azul Resort—Diamond Resorts International’s spectacular gem in San José del Cabo in the southern part of Baja California—you might think you are walking through a peaceful jungle. That’s just the beautiful vegetation and water features that help to make this vacation resort so relaxing and inviting. […]

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Sunset Monalisa Restaurant = View, Food, Service, Experience!

We’ve been coming to Cabo every year since 2003, but this was our first time to Sunset MonaLisa Restaurant. I don’t know where else you could have a truly amazing dining experience with such a marvelous view. And then once you add in the amazing service, the serenading, and the food—it’s just hard to top […]

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A New Way for Cooking with Charcoal

Some of my Spanish-speaking friends have already commented on the name of this restaurant, particularly the second half of it. The name of the restaurant is CarbόnCabrόn, and, yes, the second part by itself is one of those “bad words” we’re not supposed to say. Our hostesses for the evening, Mariela and Alicia, explained that […]

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