chilean gastronomy

A Gastronomic Map of Chile

September 17, 2013

Not too long ago, I found a map in our library entitled, “La carte gastronomique de la France” by Andre Bourguignon. It was forgotten among old Martha Stewart Living magazines. I have no idea how I got a hold of this map, but a probable lead is from my mother (lover of French food) who […]

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Foodie Destination: Santiago de Chile

February 28, 2012

This Saturday, my husband and I went out to the tapas bar at the Ritz Carlton Santiago called Arola. Arola is the new-ish project of Spanish Michelin-starred chef, Sergi Arola, from Barcelona. The new debut has gone hand-in-hand with an unveiling of the Ritz’s new modern, stylish look and total betterment on the food/wine front. […]

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My Top Five Picadas in Santiago

August 5, 2010

Wondering what the heck is a picada? It’s simple. A joint. A simple eatery. In my humble opinion, if you want to know the soul of a cuisine, hit the joints. This is the people’s food. The kind of comfort food your grandma would make for you in the countryside. And with a lot of […]

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