Chef Javier Plascencia has transformed Tijuana

In the last few years, the area has transformed from a place where only drunken tourists wanted to visit, to a place no one would dare travel to, to today — a true foodie destination.

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    Javier Plascencia at his restaurant, Finca Altozano, in Valle de Guadalupe.
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    Chef Javier Plascencia.
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    Javier Plascencia at his restaurant, Finca Altozano, in Valle de Guadalupe.
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    Javier Plascencia, owner of Mision 19.
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    Tostada de Pulpo, a dish on the Romesco Mexiterranean Bistro menu.
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    Bone Marrow Sopes, a dish on the Romesco Mexiterranean Bistro menu.
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    Javier Plascencia, guest mentor on ABC’s The Taste, for the Latin-inspired episode.
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