The question aroused sometimes by debate, but it seems that the famous salad was created in the front town of Tijuana, in a restaurant opened just before Prohibition in the 1920s and still exists today.
The many visitors flocked to this restaurant, which became very popular to the point of running out of food. The owner, Mr. Cesar Cardini, asked Chef Livio Santini to do what he could with the ingredients they had. The chef prepares a mix inspired by milk, cheese and vegetable dishes, and an addition of vinaigrette and milk. Later, a famous journalist from Spain returned to the restaurant and ordered the salad which she greatly appreciated, was wanted prepared. They answered the call of “Caesar Salad” and had been invented by the chef from leftovers found in the kitchen. The journalist is not a published article in a self-review.