Articles Tagged ‘Food’

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...

Gastronomic Tourism, A New World In Lima, Peru

Gastronomic Tourism, A New World In Lima, Peru March 22, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Tourists attending a master chef class on Peruvian cuisine. If there’s some activity that we all find truly enjoyable, that should be a great lunch or dinner. And if you are getting to know a new city, a new country, a new culture, what could be best than trying some of its most typical food? Native...

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...

Hot New Restaurants in Lima

Hot New Restaurants in Lima July 2, 2011 | Food, Nightlife | Read More
Yes, Lima has significantly grown in recent years, and so have its gastronomic offerings. With so many restaurants opening each month, it is a little difficult to pick just a few “hot” suggestions. Keeping that fact in mind, we have chosen a handful of places, all relatively new, that offer up unique...

For foodies: “Causa limeña”, a must while in Lima, Peru

For foodies: “Causa limeña”, a must while in Lima, Peru May 30, 2011 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Causa Limeña, stuffed with seafood (Photo: Patrick Aljord/Flickr) The fame of Peruvian gastronomy is increasing, and you probably have heard something about its flagship dish, the ceviche (fish fillets marinated in lime juice). But there is a lot more to see and try, and we encourage you to try the...

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...

Popular Street Fairs in Lima, Peru

Popular Street Fairs in Lima, Peru May 13, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Handicrafts at a street fair in Lima, Peru. (Photo: Isabel Guerra) Partly due to the tourism boom of recent years, streets fairs in Lima have multiplied, and you are likely to find one near your place in Lima. Some municipalities have their own small popular fairs that are more like a big street market;...

Lima, Peru: History and gastronomy at Huaca Pucllana

Lima, Peru: History and gastronomy at Huaca Pucllana May 12, 2011 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Ancient Adobe walls (Photo: Isabel Guerra). We guess that there are not too many places in the world where you can learn about a city’s ancient history while also enjoying some of the best local food specialties at the same time. There is one of these spots in Lima: the old Huaca Pucllana site,...