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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...

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...

Lima, Peru: Beer! Some tips on drinking etiquette.

Lima, Peru: Beer! Some tips on drinking etiquette. May 31, 2011 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
Beer drinker, Lima, Peru (Photo: Aaron Kor/Flickr) You love Peru and you have already made some Peruvian friends during the days you have been staying here, either in Lima or any other Peruvian city. Peruvians are warm-hearted people and will be eager to make you feel very welcome… and part of that...

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...

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,...

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...
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