The future home of Latin America’s # 1 restaurant: Astrid Y Gastón Casa Moreyra in Lima, Peru.
The sixth edition of Latin America’s largest culinary festival, Mistura,will be held in Lima, Peru September 6-15. There’s a new beachfront location on the Costa Verde, a stellar lineup of invited chefs, and Gastón Acurio back on the planning team.
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.
La Nacional, an upscale deli that recently opened in the Miraflores neighborhood of Lima, Peru.
London restaurant Ceviche began as a pop-up that sold out after a single tweet from founder Martin Morales. Since launching the brick and mortar restaurant in SOHO last year, Ceviche has helped usher in an era of new Peruvian dining in the city. A recipe book was the natural next step for Morales and, as of today, Ceviche: Peruvian Kitchen is on sale.
From Liguria to Callao, 100 years of flavor. El Viaje, or The Journey, is the title of the latest tasting menu at Lima restaurant Astrid & Gastón. Last year, the menu, La Naturaleza, was groundbreaking. The 17-courses were pleasantly poetic, moving seamlessly through the evolution of Peru’s culinary history, from… Read More →
In the coming months Hotel B, formerly known as Hotel Barranco, will open beside Galeria Lucia de la Puente.
Built by the same owners as Titilaka, the 17 suite Hotel B pulled in some of the biggest names in Peruvian hospitality.
Gustu, a restaurant and cooking school from Noma co-founder Claus Meyer will open in La Paz, Bolivia this year.
In 2012 several restaurants in Peru, Mexico, and Brazil inched their way up the World’s Best list and countless superb new restaurants opened. Last month I met with Noma founder Claus Meyer in Copenhagen and his words were “I think South America is the next continent.” He was talking about food and restaurants and the sheer amount of opportunity there for haute cuisine. There is much to look forward to…
I came to know Jason Nanka and Lorena Valdivia quite well over the past year. They reached out to me through social media well before they opened their Lima restaurant, Nanka in La Molina, and we continued to stay in touch. I exchanged emails with them probably at least once a month and met with them on two occasions at Nanka.