Articles Tagged ‘cuisine’

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...

Romantic Things To Do in Lima

Romantic Things To Do in Lima August 12, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Magic Water Circuit. (Photo: Isabel Guerra) Every city has certain romantic, couple-friendly places and things to do: Lima is not the exception. So if you are in Lima and planning a romantic date, here’s a few suggestions. DINING: Peru’s great cuisine is a good excuse for going out! Is there...

Lunch Time: Seafood in Lima, Peru

Lunch Time: Seafood in Lima, Peru August 11, 2011 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Jalea (grilled fish with seafood fries and salad). Lima, Peru. (Photo: Lauracarrie/Flickr) Being located by the sea, Lima has of course many, many restaurants with a wide offer of seafood. It is actually very difficult to suggest any, since odds are that most of them will have great dishes, and sometimes...

Best Chinese Food in Lima, Peru

Best Chinese Food in Lima, Peru July 7, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Travel Tips | Read More
A bit surprisingly, Peru has its own version of Chinese food (locally known as chifa), and there are many, many chifa restaurants spread around Lima; you will find them almost anywhere in the city and there’s one for every budget. The first Chinese immigrants arrived in Peru around 1850, bringing...

Lima, Peru: Try the “Pollo a la brasa” (Peruvian roasted chicken)

Lima, Peru: Try the “Pollo a la brasa” (Peruvian roasted chicken) May 18, 2011 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Pollo a la Brasa. (Photo: JoseWolff/Flickr) With all the current boom of the Peruvian gastronomy, and with so many friends recommending you this or that place, you may suddenly find yourself a little confused. Or maybe you are a bit dazzled with the view of so many colorful foods and some completely...

Lima, Peru: Try the Limenian desserts! (1)

Lima, Peru: Try the Limenian desserts! (1) April 27, 2011 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
During the Spanish Viceroyalty times, sugar was a very valuable good for Limenians. So valuable and so demanded that in fact the governments had to issue several ordinances regulating its trade and the commercial and domestic usages. And the reason remains valid nowadays: Limenians love desserts. Local...