In Baja Sur, a Chef Turns a Historic Property Into a Compound for His Creative Community

Ernesto Kut Gomez restored its 1800s brick buildings and added new ones to create a sanctuary.

It’s a pleasant May night in Todos Santos, Mexico, as most are this time of year in coastal Baja California Sur. In the courtyard at chef Ernesto Kut Gomez’s tucked-away home toward the edge of the historic downtown, he and his assistant are preparing dinner in an outdoor kitchen. They set dishes on a slatted-wood table, starting with bean tostadas and ending with slow-cooked lamb stew and baskets of warm tortillas.

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