Join Farmer’s Bottega on Thursday March 29th from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for an exclusive four-course wine dinner hosted by Chateau Montelena Winery. Hailing from Napa Valley’s sprawling vineyards, Chateau Montelena Winery is the product of agricultural dedication melded with the winery’s lengthy pursuit to perfect their products since its founding back in 1882.
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.