You can actually see the lemon and lime juice turning the color of the fish from translucent pink to opaque white when making any decent Mexican Ceviche recipe. The acid from the limes and lemons change the structure of the proteins in the fish, essentially “cooking” the fish without using heat. Try Ceviche rolled up in freshly cooked, still warm corn tortillas with lettuce and salsa for a change, instead of the classic served in a tostada tortilla.
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The one place many of our visitors from Ensenada, Tijuana and Mexicali visit, is a little family run restaurant called, El Minuto. It’s where Mexican and foreign tourists gather to indulge eating good authentic old fashioned home style cooking. You may sit inside the dining area or enjoy eating outside in the patio.
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El Minuto is known for its Caldo de Res; a delicious beef soup that comes served with rice. Many think is the best of its kind in all of San Felipe.
Our source says during The Season you will find many of our El Dorado Ranch owners at El Minuto on Thursdays eating Albondiga soup. They offer a menu that brings a new and original Mexican dish everyday. If you want truly home cooking this is the place and the kitchen door is always open.
El Minuto is a mother and daughter operation that is open from seven in the morning until three in the afternoon. Located right behind the building of La Langosta Roja Restaurant on the back street.
While there are several larger grocery stores in San Felipe that carry almost anything you might need and provide the one-stop-shop option, the best shopping experience in San Felipe comes when you can take the time to visit several stores for their specialty items. In a way, it is part of the San Felipe charm….READ MORE
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In search of new experiences in Mexico, I recently found myself learning how to make homemade corn tortillas. It was a fun-filled, not to mention delicious, experience. KEEP READING !
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Off Road racing lover’s: the 44th Tecate Baja Score 500 is coming up June 1-3rd, starting and ending in Ensenada this race will be running through the San Felipe desert, where enthusiasts can head out to get a dose of the raw Baja racing excitement and cheer on their favorite Race Team. Check SAN FELIPE RACING for more!
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Two fish tacos and a cold beer or soda are inexpensive and make a healthy lunch. Squeeze lots of lime juice on your tacos and on the rim of the beer bottle. Shrimp cocktails and ceviche are also very popular and beef tacos are available at most stands.
Make plans for your next visit, or tonight, if you are lucky to be here already. Read about dining out in San Felipe in our ~About San Felipe~ section FIND OUT MORE.
It’s that time of the year to start preparing for the heat. We’ve put together a few tips for getting ready for the San Felipe summer Here!
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