China Meets Baja Wine Dinner


Chinese and Mexican foods may be the most popular cuisines in San Diego, but few Finest City-folk know about the influence of Asian cuisine — especially Chinese — on neighboring Baja, California.

Through five wine-harmonized courses of three dishes each (15 dishes total) on Tuesday, March 13 at 6 p.m., Village North’s (4428 Convoy St., Ste. 330) owner Steven Ji, his executive chef Alex Ma, Baja Wine + Food’s Fernando Gaxiola and guest chef Nancy Leon of Tijuana’s Chan’s Bistro will tell the story of China’s influence on Baja cuisine, including the emigration of Chinese workers for public works projects, including the railroad, from the 1880s to the 1940s and again in the 21st century.

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