Tomás Kalika: “I want to put Jewish cuisine on the map”

(Fine Dining Lovers) Forced to leave Poland and start a new life on the other side of the world in Argentina, Tomás Kalika’s Jewish grandmother Olga surely never imagined her eynikl (grandson in Yiddish) would reintroduce humble Polish recipes at Mishiguene, his restaurant ranked as one of Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants in 2017. Besides family dishes originating in Russia, Germany and Poland, […]

Is this the ultimate destination restaurant?

(Condé Nast Traveller) At Mil, first you touch the earth, and then you eat from it,’ says star Peruvian chef Virgilio Martínez. This ambitious project in the Sacred Valley, 3,500 metres above sea level, has to be Latin America’s most talked-about dining experience. It’s a 45-minute winding drive from Cusco, set on the edge of the […]

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 […]

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 […]