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Caesar's Restaurante

"My empire for a salad." is what many of us imagine Julius Caesar might have said before the creation of Caesar's Salad.  Or at least it certainly was created in Italy, or maybe in Las Vegas.  The real story is very different.

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Mercado de Todos

As is typical when someone in Baja gives directions, the Mercado de Todos was given as a landmark in the directions Señor Sabrosisimo found to Abarrotes Rico - Asian Market.  Like the name suggests, "The Market of Everything" seems to have everything from clothes, to shoes, to luggage, to food, to jewelry, to electronics to... tattoos.

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Restaurante 58

What do you do when you have been busy shopping on Ave. Revolución and are hungry after haggling with the merchants there... and the place you thought you'd go doesn't open for two more hours?  Well, you ask one of the local merchants.  He said: "Go to Restaurante 58".

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Abarrotes Rico - Asian Market

With so many Chinese and Japanese restaurants in Baja, it just makes sense that there would be some Chinese/Asian grocery stores, yet none seemed to be found.  Señor Sabrosisimo finally found some information on the internet about one in Tijuana across from the Mercado de Todos.

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Mercado Hidalgo

Just a few blocks from the border crossing between Tijuana and San Ysidro is the Mercado Hidalgo.  So close and yet very, very different.  The Mercado Hidalgo is an open air food market that covers an entire city block.

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El Florido Abarrotes y Carnes

What started as a small meat market in the Florido section of Tijuana has become a chain of grocery stores.  The format is a mix of warehouse store and meat market, with a service counter for meats.

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