Sweet Lima. The best Peruvian desserts

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Lima is one of the great gastronomic cities of the world, drawing food-loving travelers from far and wide. Thanks to Lima’s award-winning chefs and world-class restaurants, the country’s cuisine is the second most popular tourist attraction in Peru. What is the top thing to do in Peru? That would be…

Things to do in Lima

And if you are looking for things to do in Lima, the list is constantly growing.  The city is brimming with activity and is full of unexpected surprises such as a culinary journey by motorcycle, paragliding over Miraflores, a visit to long-time friend Mari Solari as she sets up her…

My Visit to Hacienda La Caravedo in Southern Peru

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Hacienda La Caravedo Imagine getting to the heart of Pisco, Peru’s national drink?  Four hours south of Lima is Ica, a fertile land where succulent grapes are distilled to produce Pisco at Hacienda La Caravedo, one of the top places to stay in the area. The oldest working distillery in…

Discover the Best Restaurants in Lima

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Best Restaurant in Latin America: Maido  Not only one of the best restaurants in Lima, Peruvian-Japanese fusion restaurant Maido triumphed on the culinary world stage this year, being named as The Best Restaurant in Latin America for the first time. The prestigious list of Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2017 was announced in a lavish ceremony in Bogotá…

The Best Restaurants Arequipa

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Peru is the food mecca of South America, proudly laying claim to a selection of the best restaurants in the world and the #1 restaurant in Latin America. Although the gastronomic publicity tends to focus on the capital, Lima, culinary adventures await the traveler wherever they go in this country. Each…

Malabar Restaurant with Chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino

On the corner of a busy avenue in the commercial district of San Isidro in Lima is Malabar, a restaurant and bar headed by Peruvian chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino. The ambience is relaxed and inviting with an air of sophistication befitting of an award-winning restaurant: Malabar has appeared on the…