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El Sotano, a new culinary experience in Lima, Peru

El Sotano, a new culinary experience in Lima, Peru April 2, 2012 | Food | Read More
"Causaki", a fusion of the Peruvian "Causa" and the Japanese Maki. Potato, seafood, veggies, japanese sauces. Spectacular and deli. El Sótano is one of the newest traditional-fusion cuisine places in Lima; not trendy (yet!), still keeping a low profile, located not in Lima nor Miraflores...

Enjoy Indian and Pakistani Food in Lima, Peru

Enjoy Indian and Pakistani Food in Lima, Peru February 21, 2012 | Food | Read More
Chicken Tika Mix, Balti Gosht and Strawberry Lassi at Guru (Photo: Isabel Guerra) Lima, Peru is becoming a true paradise for foodies. Not only its native cuisine is gaining recognition and growing day by day, but also many restaurants dedicated to other nations’ native cuisines are opening every...

Peru: Some Bars With Great Food in Lima

Peru: Some Bars With Great Food in Lima January 19, 2012 | Food | Read More
  Mayta Restaurant Bar. Lima, Peru (Photo: Mayta) There are certain place who happily blend a terrific bar with excellent food. And there are people who do not have enough with a few drinks and need something else to complete the experience. Let’s see a few places in Lima, Peru that combine...

Best dessert spots in Lima, Peru

Best dessert spots in Lima, Peru December 13, 2011 | Food | Read More
Christmas Cupcakes at L'Artisan. December is a good time for satisfying your sweet tooth: and in Lima, that’s pretty easy. Limenians have always loved sugar and sweet flavors: history states that one of the Viceroys tried to correct this situation using the force of the laws… with no...

Lima, Peru: Five Best Cheap Places to Eat

Lima, Peru: Five Best Cheap Places to Eat November 14, 2011 | Food | Read More
Menu at Gonzi's (Photo: Isabel Guerra) You may be traveling on a budget but you can always find some good options for a cheap lunch, specially in Peru. Here’s some recommendations specially picked for you! Cordano: Established in 1905, Cordano is almost an institution. Good food, affordable...

Lima, Peru: Best Neighborhoods For Foodies

Lima, Peru: Best Neighborhoods For Foodies November 10, 2011 | Food | Read More
Chupe de Camarones (Crawfish Soup). Photo: JoseWolff/Flickr Lima has many good restaurants: as Peruvians, as Limenians, we might as well say that every neighborhood is excellent and recommendable for foodie travelers. But since you won’t have time to cover all these places, we will suggest a few...

Lima, Peru: Taking out of town guests for dinner

Lima, Peru: Taking out of town guests for dinner October 31, 2011 | Food | Read More
Dinner at Panchita, Lima (Photo: Rwoan/Flickr) Peru cuisine has so many influences and is so varied that it may be a little difficult to suggest a place to take foreign friends out for dinner: fish, poultry, steak, vegetarian? gourmet, minceur? spicy or not so spicy? traditional, fusion, cuisine d’auteur?...

What to eat in Lima, Peru: Picarones.

What to eat in Lima, Peru: Picarones. October 13, 2011 | Food | Read More
Picarones stalls are still a common sight in Lima, although they are gradually disappearing in upperscale districts. Picarones are a truly traditional Limenian dessert: freshly fried, golden brown, a little crunchy outside but sweet and tender inside, locals and visitors easily become unconditional fans....

Lima, Peru: some of the best steak houses!

Lima, Peru: some of the best steak houses! September 29, 2011 | Food | Read More
New York Steak (Longhorn restaurant, Lima, Peru). Who said you cannot find a good steak house in Lima? If you are open minded, you will find in this big city some very interesting (and delicious!) options for enjoying a good steak or any other BBQ specialty, either meat or poultry based. How about some...

Delicious cakes in Lima, Peru.

Delicious cakes in Lima, Peru. September 16, 2011 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
Pasteleria San Antonio. (Photo: Luis Tamayo/Flickr) Your sweet tooth needs some cake, preferably with lots of icing. It is not difficult to find a good place for this in Lima, since Peruvians are very fond of desserts, and there are many new restaurants and gourmet cafeterias competing with each other....