Drink & Dine

Dining with 2013 TOP Chef Neftali Ponce at Mayan Palace

By MoKa Hammeken We received an invitation from Mayan Palace and Chef Neftalí Ponce for a tasting of the winning dishes from the 2013 Taste of Peñasco, secret ingredient: coffee. We couldn’t pass up this opportunity so confirmed we would be attending. The appointment for the tasting was at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 8th. […]

More than just a dish, chili is a serious sport

By Shandra Keesecker That’s chili, not chile. What is the difference you may ask? Let’s just say that chili is the red-hot dish (TexMex style) while chile is the plant or pod (and of course there’s Chile the country). Speaking of pods, in the competition world of Chili, pods are also individual chapters of the […]

The Chef Mickey Experience + chiles en nogada

Honestly, I don’t call myself a person with a virtue for cooking – I’ve been known to burn water for coffee…or bread for sandwiches. That’s why when I was invited to join a cooking class with Chef Mickey (in Plaza del Sol, along Blvd. Fremont), my only thought was “Oh goodness…what did I get myself […]

Barra Vieja to reopen: Now in Mirador!

Some say it’s an icon, others talk about the amazing mojitos served up at the cozy bar tucked away toward the end of Calle 13, or karaoke alongside pool tables and a dance floor…it was Barra Vieja… and now it’s back! Tonight, April 14th Barra Vieja reopens but in a new spot,now in the Mirador. […]

Greek delights in Rocky Point!

Contributor: Dona Hurley OOPAH!  A refreshing new food offering has come to Puerto Peñasco – El Greco’s Gyros Restaurant.   Kim and Louie Xourafas have opened a new spot that expands food options when seeking something delectable around town. The restaurant is nestled in the corner below the Sunset Cantina, next door to Long Realty and […]

Walter’s Brats – Authentic German taste in Rocky Point

Now on Fridays and Saturdays there’s a new tasty option in town for the palette, authentic German Sausage at “Walter’s Brats”. German Chef Walter Malchow, originally from Frankfurt and a recent newcomer to the area after he moved to Puerto Peñasco from Chihuahua, sets up shop from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. on the corner […]

Countdown to Spring Break: Dining on a budget

In the March issue of JoinUs, RockyPoint360.com shared some ideas about dining options around Rocky Point on a Spring Break budget….no, carbohydrates do not just come from beer! Check it out!  Plus, be sure to check out the Drink and Dine  part of RockyPoint360 for more dining ideas!! Rocky Point a la carte! By Shandra […]

Wine Tasting in Rocky Point / La Cava Antigua Ruta de Vinos

In addition to Carnaval parades, markets, and sand drags, among other activities, this past weekend (Feb 17th & 18th) here in Rocky Point there was even the chance to taste delicious wines from vineyards near Ensenada in Baja California. The “chamacos” (young men – as defined by the senior member of the group) set up […]

Wine Tasting Feb 17 & 18 @ Don Julio’s

Straight from the rich wineries in Baja California to the sandy coast of Rocky Point, enjoy wine tasting this weekend at Don Julio’s restaurant on Friday, Feb. 17th and Sat., Feb. 18th. The selected wineries include Cava del Moro, Vinícola Santo Domingo, Viñedos Villarino, and Vinos MD that can be found on the Antigua Ruta de Vino […]

Chef Mickey’s Cooking Classes to resume Jan. 21

Not being what you would call an expert in the kichen myself, though I can make a mean guacamole with my husband’s recipe, I was pleased to learn that Chef Mickey will be starting up his Saturday Cooking Classes again on Jan. 21.  For those who have followed Mickey around town over the past few […]

Los Juanes to reopen in Mirador Jan 22!

In a sure sign of growing confidence in the local economy, not to mention a welcome return to the list of dining options in Rocky Point, we are pleased to announce that Los Juanes in the Mirador will be reopening its doors on Sunday, Jan. 22!!  To start off, they will be offering daily breakfast buffet service from […]

and for lunch… tortas!

The other day, after running around all morning we decided to search out a simple lunch spot so we could eat, run, and get on our way. We thought about two or three of our regular selections, and finally decided to try out a new spot…which brought us to El Infiernillo Toluca style Tortas. This […]

Dining Options in Puerto Peñasco*

*If you don’t see your favorite listed, or if have a suggestion for us, please let us know! Agave Grill (by the McBride Family of restaurants) Located in the Princesa Resort on Sandy Beach Hours: Tues. thru Thurs. 1:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Aqui es con Flavio (seafood) 383-5292    Old Port area Spacious dining room, […]

Tacos, tortas, burritos, and otros favorites

There are great taco, torta, and burrito places all over town! Tell us about your favorites!   Efectivamente hay tacos por todos lados en la ciudad, mándenos tus sugerencias y recomendaciones!  Contact us here / Comunícase aqui!: https://rockypoint360.com/contact/ Asadero Sonora Calle 13 Asadero Guss Calle 13 Beto’s Place Old Port “best street tacos and cócteles on the malecón” Burritos Padilla HUGE Burritos! Calle Sonora Charro’s […]


Plus, check for steaks at some of the best restaurants in town!  Check these pages:  International  and Mexican & American Don Julio Bar & Grill 388-0056  Blvd. Freemont across from Plaza Freement Seafood, steakhouse, Mexican Breakfast buffet Saturdays & Sundays 8 a.m. – noon Bar with fireplace, outdoor patio Hours: Daily 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. Music […]