Articles Tagged ‘Food’

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...

Ten things to do in Lima, Peru in summer

Ten things to do in Lima, Peru in summer January 31, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Magic Water Circuit, Lima, Peru (Photo: Isabel Guerra) Blame it on global warming if you like. The fact is that Lima’s climate is very humid, and summers here can be somewhat bothersome. Currently, maximum temperatures are expected to range between 28°C and 32°C, so here we offer you some summer...

Searching for the best ceviche in Lima, Peru (1)

Searching for the best ceviche in Lima, Peru (1) January 28, 2011 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Ceviche (Photo: Aquistbe/Flickr) Peruvian gastronomy is becoming famous all around the world, so some of its most representative dishes are also becoming more and more popular. So, now that you are in Lima, Peru, you simply cannot miss tasting the typical Peruvian dish that all the Peruvians are so proud...

Want an ice cream in Lima?

Want an ice cream in Lima? October 23, 2010 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
Luxurious fruit ice cream at 4D It’s springtime un Lima now, and after walking and walking up and down the city, what could be better than a good, creamy, refreshing ice cream? Either if you want a small diet-friendly one or just to indulge yourself with a large and luxury one, Lima has options...

Mistura 2010, a must for all foodies

September 11, 2010 | Events, Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Andean Pachamanca. Courtesy of Mistura. If you are a foodie, and if you are currently in Lima, then you need to attend “Mistura 2010” which will stay open until Sunday night (Sept. 12): “Mistura 2010: The Third International Gastronomic Fair of Lima” comprises all the flavors of Peru in a...

Eating in Lima: “Panchita”

Eating in Lima: “Panchita” July 10, 2010 | Food, What's New | Read More
Panchita (Photo: Arquimaster.com.ar) The fame of Peruvian food is crossing frontiers. Peruvian cook Gastón Acurio is one of the most well-known leaders of this movement; adding to his restaurants Astrid y Gastón (Mediterranean-Peruvian fusion), Cebicheria La Mar (seafood) and  T’anta (sandwiches,...

Supermarket sweep in Lima! Especially for backpackers…

Supermarket sweep in Lima! Especially for backpackers… July 8, 2010 | Food, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
One of the many Metro Supermarkets in Lima (Photo by Isabel Guerra) Lima certainly does have a wide variety of resources for backpackers and travelers, and supermarkets are a very cool option: you don’t even need to deal with language barrier. You just see what you think you may like to have,...

Eating in Lima: anticuchos, a good choice for all travelers

Eating in Lima: anticuchos, a good choice for all travelers June 27, 2010 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
Anticuchos at a Norky's (Photo: Isabel Guerra) Anticuchos is the Limenian name for brochettes in Peruvian gastronomy: this is something you definitely need to taste in Lima.  Not only are they yummy, but also there are anticuchos for every budget and all of them are truly delicious. Apart from...

The US $5 Lunch Challenge in Lima: eating at Gonzi’s

The US $5 Lunch Challenge in Lima: eating at Gonzi’s June 15, 2010 | Food, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Gonzi's Don’t let the modest look of this place fool you. It is clean, the waiters are friendly (but just so you know they don’t speak much English), and of course, the food here is good and the prices are even better. Gonzi’s, a small spot conveniently located near the intersection...

Gastronomic experiences in Lima, Peru: the “ceviche”

Gastronomic experiences in Lima, Peru: the “ceviche” May 27, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Lima is a paradise for cuisine lovers. Travelers can find here a wide variety of options that cover international gastronomy and typical foods as well, in a large number of restaurants that cover from the most economic ones until luxury, five-fork fancy places. Average consumption per person at a classy...