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Los Cabos Magazine Issue 45 Winter 2017

From left: La Dolce serves traditional Northern Italian fare like this shrimp pasta; La Panga Antigua fuses flavors with this shrimp spring role with citrus tamarind sauce. Italian fare in a trattoria-style ambience. Co-owner Stefano Miotto brings to Los Cabos his heritage of the northern region of Italy, which is known for using less tomato and instead using wine or broth for liquid and for relying heavier on butter instead of olive oil. Seafood and fish are big here; think mussels in wine sauce. An appetizer of sautéed mushrooms with garlic, red pepper, and white wine is served with a basket of bruschetta. The primo course may just be the house-made egg noodles with zucchini and. Spaghetti al Cartoccio is a seafood dish chockfull of clams, shrimp, and calamari and served in a white wine sauce. Locals and visitors have been drawn to this 84 Los Cabos Magazine | Winter 2017 FROM LEFT: ANDRIK OECHLER; MIGUEL VENTURA authentic Italian eatery since it debuted in 1998. Make reservations; the place fills up. Cabo San Lucas: Miguel Hidalgo and Zapatas, (624) 143-4122, www.restauranteladolce.com. Nightly 5 p.m.–midnight. San José del Cabo: Miguel Hidalgo and Zaragosa, (624) 142-6621. Tues.–Sun. 1 p.m.–11 p.m. MasterCard and Visa accepted. $$–$$$ S.A.B. La Panga Antigua Restaurant & Bar The Mi Casa family of restaurants serve as a sort of connective tissue for the Los Cabos restaurant scene. In addition to Mi Casa restaurants in Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo, there are Peacock’s in Cabo San Lucas and La Panga Antigua in San José del Cabo. Each celebrates México’s rich culinary heritage while also embracing local vendors and flavors and constantly striving to surpass expectations when it comes to menu creation and execution and unparalleled customer service. La Panga Antigua is a particular charming spot in the heart of San José del Cabo. The decor is decidedly Old World while the chef’s execution of the market-driven menu is modernity defined. Whether it’s grilled lamb chops with mustard and mint sauce or jumbo shrimp with a black-and-white mole duet, your dinner is guaranteed to be incredible, an epicurean memory you’ll treasure. We are living in a golden age for foodies in Los Cabos, and La Panga is a leader. Zaragoza No. 20, San José del Cabo, (624) 142-4041. Daily noon–10:30 p.m. All major credit cards accepted. $–$$$ A.A. Los Barriles Restaurant Bar The Cabo San Lucas restaurant scene is full of unexpected finds, and you can count Los Barriles chief among them. The downtown spot is known for its eclectic Asian menu—with everything from ancestral recipes to forward-thinking fusion– but you can also enjoy budget-friendly breakfasts and many Mexican favorites. Appetizers include a show-stopping molcajete filled with melted Oaxacan cheese and chorizo then flamed with tequila as well as the signature Barriles Sevichimi: thin slices of tuna seasoned with soy sauce, lemon, and sesame oil and served with julienned onion, coriander leaves, garlic aioli, and guacamole. The house specialty is a Korean barbecue


Los Cabos Magazine Issue 45 Winter 2017
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