Restaurant Statera brings french sauces to Lima

A small Maruviel bowl appeared at our table containing the most delicious sauce. It was the first time in 5 months that I had a sauce, not a salsa, not a stew or a chili but a classic french sauce. Something that I had missed for a while. Andre ... Continue Reading

Chilean tapas at Restaurant 040 in Santiago

  A “popsicle” was presented, but the menu said sushi. I thought to myself they really are inspired by the molecular kitchen from Spain. Biting in to it I knew that I was in for a treat.   In the basement of a hotel in the ... Continue Reading

Central: building for the future

The future, Mater Iniciativa and Pia. These 3 words sum up the reason for Central moving from their old location in Miraflores to Barranco.   The old Restaurant Central was located in a residential building in Miraflores with buildings ... Continue Reading

Borago: The most underrated restaurant in Latin America

Confused, happy, surprised, amazed and happy again. These are just a few of my emotions I had during and after my meal at Borago in Santiago. I had flown from Lima to Santiago for a gourmet weekend and Borago was the reason I chose Santiago. &n... Continue Reading

A new local favorite – brunch at Mo Bistro

Yuca, brown butter, evoke mushrooms, pickled onions and kimchi. This was some the ingredients of the best rosti I have ever tried and it was a perfect example of the style of cooking at Mo Bistro. Innovative, delicious and comforting all at the same ... Continue Reading

It’s all about the details at Restaurant IK

I looked up as a direct spot over our table increased in strength and just 5 seconds later the first 2 snacks were placed on our table. Small bite size snacks where one of them were to be eaten with tweezers. At this point I thought to myself ... Continue Reading

A restaurant with a greater purpose – The Mil experience

When you open a gourmet restaurant that seats just 20 people at a site located at 3400m above the sea level an hour flight from a big city followed by more than an hour drive out of which a big part is in dirt roads there must be a greater meaning ... Continue Reading

Peruvian comfort food with a twist at Cosme

With 3 restaurants among the Worlds 50 Best restaurants Lima is an amazing fine dining destination. What most travelers don’t know about is the vast array of different cuisines represented in Lima and the additional series of restaurants that in ... Continue Reading

Simplicity at Estela

Last year I spent my birthday with my wife at Estela and had a great evening. This year I also spent it in New York again it seemed obvious to return to Estela. What can I say I like traditions. The restaurant is one of the few casual restaurants ... Continue Reading

Innovative “Nordic Italian” fusion cooking at Relæ

In a beaten down (now trendy) street of Nørrebro in Copenhagen Relæ opened their doors in the middel of the financial crisis as a restaurant serving good quality food dominanted by vegetables at low cost. Both are still true today. Relæ serves ... Continue Reading