Ana Grosso Peña. Known as “Mama Espinoza, was born in 1906 in the town of El Rosario BC Anita was always a smart girl and able to stand by their simple charm and friendliness that has always reflected. Years later began to go through El Rosario, adventurous travelers who were heading south, being the El Rosario a key point where they had to stop for gas, Anita was responsible for providing fuel and provide the now famous “Lobster Burrito.” By then passed about 10 cars a year. In the 1930′s, Anita opened the doors of her house as a stop dinner for travelers. With the name of “Espinoza’s House”
In this way Anita, began working with her husband Heraclio Espinoza, with whom she formed a nice big family.
For the year 1967, the restaurant was named Mama Espinoza (as is now known) was in the same year when the promoter off-road racing “NORRA “, organized the first “Baja 1000″ placing the first check-point at Mama Espinoza’s Restaurant since then year after year for over 40 years drivers of motorcycles and off road cars leave photos on the walls of this place.
Currently the restaurant is managed by the daughter of Anita, Elva Espinoza Grosso (Rolly), having a family museum next to the restaurant. Always providing to all customers and visitors with service of quality, honesty and respect that made her mom.
Anita today is almost 104 years old and likes to go to eat in the restaurant and drink a glass of wine.