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Traditional Colombian Foods

Traditional Colombian Foods April 16, 2012 | Food | Read More

Ever Tried a Roscon Colombiano?

Ever Tried a Roscon Colombiano? March 20, 2012 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
Hot guava jam oozes out like viscous lava after I have taken my first bite of the roscon leaving my bite-mark resembling an open wound in this sweet pastry. I reflect, this pain viennois Colombian style, may just be the perfect mid afternoon snack on a grey Bogota afternoon, a tonic for high altitude...

Where to Find the Best Mexican Restaurants in Bogota

Where to Find the Best Mexican Restaurants in Bogota March 16, 2012 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Do you miss the picante nature of Mexican food? Perhaps the mild yet filling staple offerings in Bogota are just not doing it for you. Rest assured, solace in the form of excellent Mexican food is never far off. So, here, we take a look at four options to sate the most urgent cravings of chilaquiles,...

Where to Enjoy a Good Cup of Coffee and err….tea in Bogota

Where to Enjoy a Good Cup of Coffee and err….tea in Bogota February 14, 2012 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
Colombia, the country of coffee, coffee plantations, Juan Valdez and his trusty mula sometimes known as Lana or on other occasions Conchita, offers a surprising dearth of options for the coffee aficionado. The reason for this is well documented all over the continent and reads like an unfortunate script....

The Best Peruvian Restaurants in Bogota

The Best Peruvian Restaurants in Bogota February 8, 2012 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
You’re invited. On the menu for today, some delicately marinated slivers of fish, layered with rocoto chile peppers, onions, some picante and a light yet sweet pisco sour to wash it down. Have I got your attention? And I’m not done yet. How about some Papa a la Huacaina as a starter followed by...

Exotic Fruits in Paloquemao Market, Bogota.

Exotic Fruits in Paloquemao Market, Bogota. February 3, 2012 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
“That’s a mangostino, there’s a lulo, have you tried maracuya? You’ll love it.” My wife Alba knows that I have tried them all, all of these delightful exotic fruits on display here in Paloquemao, downtown Bogota’s big produce market. “I want some uchuva; uchuva juice would go well with...

Recommended Restaurants in Bogota Shopping Malls

Recommended Restaurants in Bogota Shopping Malls January 15, 2012 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Listing Shopping Malls in Bogota is a time-consuming business, so prevalent are these behemoths to neon-lit consumerism in the Colombian capital city. But, visiting Bogota does not mean by any means shirking a visit to the Hacienda Santa Barbara, el Centro Comercial Andino, El Retiro, Gran Estacion or...

Bogota’s Irish Pub

Bogota’s Irish Pub January 10, 2012 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
The problem with some people is that when they aren’t drunk they’re sober. –William Butler Yeats Bogota’s Irish Pub, is a rare beast, it’s a quality drinking hole in an upmarket part of the Colombian capital that caters to Colombians and foreigners alike. This creation, draped in green,...

Best Dessert Spots in Bogota

Best Dessert Spots in Bogota December 18, 2011 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Myriam  Camhi By no means restricted solely to desserts Myriam Camhi is a Bogota institution and the benchmark to which all other dessert specialists are held. Fill up on their cheesecakes, Lemon Meringue pie, pecan pie, cookies or oreo cake. You have to stretch your imagination to just understand how...

Advice for Finding the Best Cheap Eats in Colombia

Advice for Finding the Best Cheap Eats in Colombia November 11, 2011 | Food, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
“Context and memory play powerful roles in all the truly great meals in one’s life.” Anthony Bourdain Have you sunk your teeth into a heavily stuffed arepa several beers down while watching the football in a bar full of rabid fans in the highlands about Bogota, wiped the egg yolk from your...
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