MéxicoFest spotlights the cuisine of Baja California Sur
MéxicoFest kicks off this Thursday (September 5) and runs until September 15, spotlighting the cuisine of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur. Sample it in style on Friday (September 6) at the Independencia Gala ($120) at the Fairmont Pacific Rim (1038 Canada Place) or casually on Saturday (September 7) at the free Fiesta Mexico Independencia at the Vancouver Convention Centre (999 Canada Place), where tacos, tortas, and more will be for sale. For the duration of the festival, five local restaurants, including Las Margaritas (1999 West 4th Avenue), will be featuring special dishes from the region, which is abundant in seafood. See mexicofest.ca/ for details.