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We’re especially fond of the pizzas offered at Romeo & Julieta. The aromas and spice will stimulate the senses with a rich feeling of aroma, texture, and great taste. And all of those with a weakness for cheese and butter just have to go for the hearty, buttery mushroom risotto porcini. There is a dish at the Japanese restaurant Daikoku (http://loscabos.daikoku .com.mx) called gyumeshi-don that has thin slices of rib eye steak and vegetables on top of white rice with a sweet house special soy sauce. It’s healthy, but tastes anything but. My favorite treat there is the baby soft-shell crab; it’s a nightmare for those watching their cholesterol but oh so good. I know I cannot eat it often, but when I do, I am in heaven. The same goes for the way I feel about the lobster at Baja Lobster Company in the Golden Zone (www.goldenzon ecabo.com). I also love the shrimp tempura at Nick-San (www.nicksan .com). Add some veggies to your order, and you won’t feel so guilty. Give thanks for the pork shanks at María Corona (www.mariacoronar estaurant.com); they’re marinated in achiote chile, orange juice, and spices, then rolled in banana leaves and slow roasted. Avocado is rich in good fat and absolutely delicious stuffed with shrimp at El Coral (624-143-0150) as well as at Cabo Wabo Cantina (www One of the reasons you’re in Cabo is to indulge, and the best chile relleno in all of Baja might just be the one served at Pancho’s. 60 Los Cabos Magazine | Summer 2016 Mona Lisa makes an incredible one with caramelized bananas, sweet milk, and lime and banana ice cream. Tiramisu is decadence defined, and it can be found at the multitude of Italian restaurants around Los Cabos, including Invita Bistro (www.invitabistro .com) and Alcaravea Gourmet (www .alcaraveagourmet.com). Go for the gusto with the French Riviera’s (www.frenchrivieraloscabos .com) selection of pastries and breads in a glass case. And, of course, you can’t pass by Señor Sweets (www .senorsweets. com) in the Puerto Paraiso shopping center without sneaking a peek at what is behind the counter. Campestre Restaurant Bar (www .restaurantcampestrecabos.com) puts on a fabulous light show with their flaming desserts, as does Daikoku. A surprising list of house-made desserts awaits at Cabo Wabo with banana bread pudding and chocolate and caramel tart as an example. But, first try its decadent coconut shrimp with ginger and soy sauce and sautéed mushrooms stuffed with cream cheese, dried chiles, and herbs. Want to be bad, really bad? There are perfect wines to go with sinful food at spots like Cabo Wine & Jazz (www.cabowineandjazz.com). While indulging in house-made ravioli in a creamy sauce, sip a rich blend while listening to jazz. Sunset Point boasts hundreds of wines from all over the world to pair with their indulgent pizzas, while Pancho’s offers an impressive selection of tequilas that go perfectly in margaritas. Y From top: courtesy romeo & Julieta ; francisco estrada D I N I N G .cabowabocantina.com) and Solomon’s Landing. Don’t hold back on ordering Mexican food because of the caloric content. One of the reasons you’re in Cabo is to indulge in probably the best chile relleno in all of Baja at Pancho’s Restaurant and Tequila Bar (www.panchos.com). As surprising as it may sound, Los Cabos has an overabundance of excellent authentic Italian cuisine. We’re especially fond of the pizzas offered at Romeo & Julieta (www.restaurantromeoy julieta.com), Pan di Bacco, Captain Tony’s (www.piscesgroupcbo.com), and Sunset Point (www.sunsetmona lisa.com). You’ll find everything you could imagine, from veggie-forward pies to those that celebrate the bounty of the sea and other bold flavors. Skip the main course and hold nothing back with a supreme dessert. We think of desserts as being sinful, and chef Paolo della Corte of Sunset da


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