MIL, The Best Restaurant in the Sacred Valley

Virgilio Martinez, the mastermind behind Lima’s #5 restaurant in the world Central, opened MIL in the Sacred Valley in February 2018. One of Aracari’s specialist guides in Cusco, Lisy Kuon, went to test out this buzzworthy new gourmet opening for Aracari and shares her first-hand review.  Review of MIL, the Best…

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…

A great time to visit La Paz

La Paz city tour

Everyone’s in search of somewhere new and off the beaten track, before the crowds arrive. At Aracari we’re constantly seeking out and testing new destinations and hotels across Peru, Bolivia and the Galapagos Islands. I’ve just come back from a trip to La Paz, which has really upped its game recently…

IK Lima Restaurant Review

An upturned fruit crate might not be the setting where one would expect to enjoy a gourmet meal in Peru’s capital, yet this is precisely the concept of IK Restaurant Lima, a trendy new addition to the Miraflores neighbourhood. Aracari was invited to try it out in January. IK Lima –…

Spizza Lima Restaurant Review Despite the ridiculously fresh seafood and a variety of tasty food options here in Lima, I’ve had a hard time finding substitutes for some of the things I love from back home, and oftentimes in the past year, I have found myself craving a taste of…