¡Fiesta! The History of San Diego’s Mexican Restaurants, by Martin S. Lindsay
San Diego has long been called “the birthplace of California” and Mexico’s rich cultures and cuisines have influenced our food choices since the city’s beginnings in 1769. Martin’s fast-paced visual presentation celebrates the history of local San Diego restaurants borne from Hispanic, Mexican, and Latinx cultures. Some you may never have heard of, and others that have become classics over the years. What’s your favorite?
February 18, 2023
Neil Morgan Auditorium
San Diego Central Library
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92102.
His new culinary history with co-author Gregorio Pantoja, Fassionola: The Torrid Story of Cocktails’ Most Mysterious Ingredient, will be published in August 2023.
About the Culinary Historians of San Diego
Culinary Historians of San Diego (CHSD) is a nonprofit organization that provides the public with a history of food and drink and their roles in society, both locally and worldwide. Membership in this non-profit organization supports both CHSD activities and the culinary collection of the San Diego Public Library.
Martin S. LindsayArt Director, Culinary Historian
Martin S. Lindsay is an art director, food historian, writer, speaker, and board chair of the Culinary Historians of San Diego. He is author of Ninety Years of Classic San Diego Tiki, a contributor to Tim Ferriss’ bestseller The 4-Hour Chef, and blogs about history and food.