Chilean Papayas & Sea Bass, Featuring a delicious Chardonnay

June 6, 2011

[vimeo] Today’s video uses indigenous Chilean ingredients now being exported to the US.  Chilean papayas are known as “carica candamarcensis,” or Mountain papayas, and have no resemblance to their tropical cousins. Similar in shape to a starfruit with a thin, yellow skin, these papayas are grown in the Northern arid areas near La Serena […]

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Post Modern in Puerto Varas: Donde el Gordito

June 9, 2009

  Puerto Varas may very well be the “Portland” of Chile. It’s lush. It rains a lot. The town is steeped in Chile’s Germanic history yet laid back and modern. It has a stunning natural setting on the shores of the azure Llanquihue Lake with vistas of the conical Osorno Volcano. It’s a hip town […]

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Debunking the Chilean Seabass Myth

March 24, 2006

As of late when dining out in restaurants in and around Chile, I have come to notice (and am alarmed) that most menus do a horrendous translation job when it comes  to accurately defining what Chilean Seabass is in English. For those readers traveling in Chile, please beware of the following misnomer to avoid major food disappointments and […]

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