Mil, el nuevo restaurante del chef estrella peruano Virgilio Martínez

(Lugares) El inspirado chef peruano Virgilio Martínez, creador de Central en Lima, acaba de abrir un atípico restaurante en pleno Valle Sagrado. Arqueología, investigación e ingredientes de la cocina andina al servicio de una mesa excelsa. Enclavado a 3.500 metros sobre el nivel del mar, el último proyecto del chef Virgilio Martínez es una experiencia asombrosa que ciertamente […]

Paraguay’s answer to TED talks

(Atlas of the Future) Drawing from their backgrounds in fashion, advertising, the entertainment industries and social organisations (or NGOs), in 2011 four dynamic Paraguayan entrepreneurs cooked up Koga, a social business focused on growing and supporting the development of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in their home country. With the aim of incubating initiatives and projects that could create a social […]

11 Excellent Reasons to Visit Argentina Now

(The Points Guy) Argentina has been considered a relatively inexpensive destination for visitors since 2001, when the South American country’s economy collapsed. Seventeen years later, it’s better value than ever.   In May, the Argentine peso plunged to 24.99 per US dollar, making it “the worst [currency] in emerging markets,” according to Bloomberg. While this potentially spells […]

How to be a chef by the Diners Club Lifetime Achievement Award winner Gastón Acurio

(The World’s 50 Best Blog) Following in the footsteps of a line of legendary chefs that includes Heston Blumenthal (2017), Joël Robuchon (2009), Alice Waters (2007) and Paul Bocuse (2005), Peruvian chef Gastón Acurio is this year’s winner of what is perhaps the biggest accolade in the world of gastronomy: the Diners Club Lifetime Achievement Award. After winning the same accolade […]

High-Altitude Vineyards That Are Changing Wine

(Wine Enthusiast) From the Mosel’s Riesling vines that dip at dizzying 70-degree angles, to the Canary Islands’ arid garia holes that harbor Malvasía, or Norwegian vineyards located at 59º latitude, winemakers push grapes to all kinds of extremes. One of those extremes is altitude. We take a look at six vineyards reaching dizzying heights on each continent (excluding […]

Tegui pops up in Mendoza for 40 days

(The World’s 50 Best blog) When Germán Martitegui plans a pop-up, it’s no ordinary one-nighter helmed by a couple of his chefs. Instead, he goes 180º – and then some. Closing his restaurant in Buenos Aires for an unprecedented six weeks from 24th February, Martitegui has transferred his entire 24-strong team to SuperUco winery in Uco Valley, Mendoza, […]

Top Baja California bars and restaurants

(Decanter) Drive from Southern California to Baja for a Mexican adventure, with recommendations on where to drink or dine from Sorrel Moseley-Williams… ‘Baja’s abundant larder is also drawing in innovative chefs who’ve turned the region into Mexico’s most exciting foodie hub,’ said Sorrel Moseley-Williams. ‘Rich Pacific pickings include bluefin tuna and oysters from Bahía Falsa, and […]