La Mar San Francisco chef Diego Oka has been named the executive chef of T’anta Chicago. Not so fast. With the closing of La Mar NYC (don’t worry, it is hopefully just moving) there has been a shift in the Acurio restaurant chain. Oka helped set up T’anta Chicago, which… Read More →
The bohemian neighborhood of Barranco – a historical, protected area of the city, full of art galleries and private residences, is on the map for the first time because of a slew of high profile art related openings. Here’s where to eat and drink.
Gaston Acurio’s first New York restaurant, the 2 year old branch of La Mar Cebicheria, has closed. Don’t fret though. There’s already talk of moving the restaurant to another Manhattan location, possibly in Chelsea.
La Nacional, an upscale deli that recently opened in the Miraflores neighborhood of Lima, Peru.
Pop-ups, Puertas Cerradas, and one-off joint dinners between chefs are trending right now in Santiago, Chile. Patrick Hieger reveals where to go.
Late August and early September seem to be the default month for major culinary events. In Peru, there’s Mistura, not to mention the Latin America’s 50 Best Ceremony and whatever odd lineup Gelinaz! Has planned. In Denmark, there’s the MAD Symposium. One major culinary event that might not be on your radar but should is Panama Gastronomica in Panama City.
Within twenty minutes from turning inland from the Baja California coast at Ensenada, Mexico the dusty brown hills became vine filled valleys dotted with a mix of rustic haciendas and sleek, modern wineries. At the Mogor Badan Winery, under the shade of three tall pine trees at the edge of… Read More →
A marimba band plays high up in the gazebo of the tree-filled center square. Old men sit on ornate green benches reading newspapers. The yellow gothic cathedral looms behind. I turn down a crowded pedestrian street lined with restaurants, cafés and clothing shops. I duck through the outdoor handicraft market… Read More →