Eating My Way Around South America

WHAT TO EAT: Arroz con coco WHERE TO EAT IT: All along the Caribbean coast in Colombia. I've spied it in Brazil too but to a much lesser extent I like rice. ...

WHAT TO EAT: AREPA CON HUEVO WHERE TO EAT IT: COLOMBIA. YOU CAN FIND IT IN CITIES LIKE CALI OR BOGOTA BUT THE BEST AND THE ORIGINAL IS ALL ALONG THE...

If I ask people about Bolivian cuisine, at first many seem puzzled. "You mean the chicken, rice and potatoes?" is usually the response. And fair enough, this country has...

Every country has their star condiment. This is especially true while traveling around South America. Whether it was pebre in Chile or llajua in Bolivia, the table seemed to...

I live for truly magical moments in the kitchen. Mr. Wizard's World, Abracadabra-type stuff. Like the first time I discovered that if you slice shitake mushrooms very thin, coat them...

WHAT TO DRINK: Chicha de Jora (not to be confused with the non-fermented, sweet, purple-corn drink Chica Morado) WHERE TO DRINK IT: In the Peruvian Andes; especially in and around...