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NEXT GENERATION : THE BIG SHIPS

Fact : the CMA CGM Bougainville is bigger than The Empire State Building (381 m without antennas) and the Eiffel Tower (324m). Learn more :http://goo.gl/5kAIVX











































ANOTHER REASON TO LOVE BAJA : NEW RIDE IN ENSENADA WILL BE WORLD CLASS

SO MUCH TALENT IN BAJA CALIFORNIA : THE ENDLESS SUPPLY OF GOURMET FOOD IN VALLE GUADALUPE

THE WORLD FARE
Sept. 18 2015 03:26 PM





Malva flies under the radar





Roberto Alcocer’s quiet perfection in the Valle de Guadalupe









BY MICHAEL A. GARDINER michaelg@sdcitybeat.com @magardiner










Yellowtail crudo with jicama, kimchi and habanero
Michael A. Gardiner








It is no longer a secret that one of the great culinary destinations in our region is Mexico’s Valle de Guadalupe. It did not remain a secret for long. There’s the media-juiced star power of Javier Plascencia’s Finca Altozano, the Michelin-starred juice ofDeckman’s en El Mogor and the utter perfection of Laja and Corazon del Tierra.



 "It is hot and the foodie media is all over it."







So Roberto Alcocer and his Malva Cocina de Baja California (Km. 96 Route 3, San Antonio De Las Minas, Baja) are something of a rarity: a brilliant chef and great restaurant working a known patch of turf under the radar and beneath the glare of the media. 




This won’t be a secret for much longer.




Like a number of the better restaurants in the Guadalupe Valle…

THE FOODIE WORLD CANNOT GET ENOUGH OF VALLE DE GUADALUPE

http://sdfoodtravel.com/world-fare-malva-flies-under-the-radar/















WORLD FARE: Malva flies under the radar



Posted on September 23, 2015 by a MAG














It is no longer a secret that one of the great culinary destinations in our region is Mexico’s Valle de Guadalupe. It did not remain a secret for long. 





There’s the media-juiced star power of Javier Plascencia’s Finca Altozano, the Michelin-starred juice of Deckman’s en El Mogor and the utter perfection of Laja and Corazon del Tierra. It is hot and the foodie media is all over it.”





So Roberto Alcocer and his Malva Cocina de Baja California (Km. 96 Route 3, San Antonio De Las Minas, Baja) are something of a rarity…






Read more at: http://sdcitybeat.com/article-16674-Malva-flies-under-the-radar.html









BAJA CALIFORNIA : LA RUTA DEL VINO

An easy drive down the beautiful coast from San Diego is the up and coming LA RUTA DEL VINO.



For more information on the over 50 wineries, Gourmet Cheese stands, and world famous restaurants:



http://larutavcc.com/mapa/









Here are images from recent trips by IMO:































The Bibayoff Vineyard::




Toros Pintos is a century-old farm owned and operated by brothers David and Abel Bibayoff Dalgoff, descendants of a group of Russian Molokan families who emigrated in the early 1900s to Valle de Guadalupe via California after winning release from imperialist Russia where they were harshly persecuted by tsarists and the Russian Orthodox Church for their Christian pacifist views. 





The Molokans believed in peace and harmony with all brothers and sisters and refused to fight for the Russian Army. Due to this they were routinely tortured, imprisoned or forcibly conscripted into military service.



 Although initially denied permission to leave Russia by Tsar Nicholas, their steadfast faith and conviction so impressed n…