About A Gringo in Mexico
San Diego-based lifestyle writer W. Scott Koenig has traveled throughout Mexico and Baja California for over twenty years. He founded AGringoInMexico.com in 2012 to report on Mexican travel destinations, food, culture and adventure.
Scott is considered a key influencer in Baja California and San Diego. A Gringo In Mexico and its affiliated social channels are viewed by thousands in the US and Mexico on a weekly basis.
Scott is the author of the book Seven Days in The Valle: Baja California’s Wine Country Cuisine and writes columns for DiningOut San Diego, SanDiegoRed.com and DiscoverBaja.com. He has been published at Baja.com, The Baja Times, Destino Magazine, The Oaxaca Times, The San Diego Free Press and The Yucatan Times.
Scott is the Food Expert for Baja California at ExtremeFoodies.tv (formerly FoodieHub), an international culinary site curated by over 275 experts worldwide. This organization made a significant media impact on the region in 2015, when it named restaurant La Cocina de Doña Esthela “Best Breakfast in the World”.
Working with trusted transportation and tour partners, Scott organizes and conducts culinary tours of Baja California for friends, clients, journalists, chefs, educators and culinary professionals. He has helped fix film and video productions in the region and has worked with the Food Channel, the BBC, KPBS and the Culinary Institute of America (CIA).
Scott has built a bi-national network of culinary professionals, business leaders, tourism officials, media agencies, writers and photographers. These relationships allow A Gringo in Mexico to connect people in ways that benefit our content and assist in promoting business, education, and the arts in the San Diego/Baja California mega-region.
Scott is also the owner of Koenig Creative LLC in San Diego and counts several Fortune 1000 companies as his clients. He has over 30 years of experience in marketing, creative direction and graphic design.
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