Category Archives: Bogotá

Proyectar Sin Fronteras & Food Revolution Day in Colombia

It’s Food Revolution Day in Colombia with Proyectar sin Fronteras as campaign ambassadors. Fight for food education today! Continue reading

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The Food Trucks of Bogotá

Guest post by Ann Woodward Similar to other large cities around the world, Bogotá has embraced the culinary trend of food trucks. According to La República, over 30 trucks operate regularly in Bogotá. Many owners view the trucks as a way to have … Continue reading

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Gourmet Week in Bogotá 2013

Guest Post by Matt Rines (@rinestone33) I was thrilled when I noticed Bogotá Eats & Drinks mention that Bogotá was to have a Gourmet Week. Back home, I had been to Restaurant Week in Boston and loved it – I assumed … Continue reading

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Latin America Chowzter Awards in Lima, Peru

I recently had the amazing opportunity and pleasure of travelling to Lima, Peru, thanks to Chowzter, an organization devoted to finding “the world’s tastiest fast feast”. I was invited earlier this year to represent Bogotá as Chief Chowzter and so … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Interview with Nohora Smith, Founder of My Colombian Cocina

Guest Post by Will Castillo Swiss author, Friedrich Durrenmatt once said: “The art of the cuisine, when fully mastered, is the one human capability of which only good things can be said.” In my opinion, this quote could not be any more … Continue reading

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La Fama: Smoky southern barbecue a la Colombiana

Address: Calle 65 Bis # 4-85 (between 4th and 5th streets), Bogotá  Reservations: 644.7766 It seems that Bogotá is currently swimming in a sea of North American-inspired food trends. At least a handful of new hamburger joints seem to pop … Continue reading

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Slow Food Bogotá – The Yuca Event

So, I went to a Slow Food Bogotá event back in November of 2012 and I’m just posting it now…no, this is not an April Fools joke. It actually took me nearly 5 months to post this…yeah, I know. Anyways, … Continue reading

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Chopinar: Chorizos, Pinchos & Arepas

Chopinar is a small fast food chain that serves some rather tasty Colombian snacks. You may have seen them around Bogotá at gas stations or at some free standing locations, but you’ll probably remember them because of Babe, the talking pig … Continue reading

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Las Margaritas: Traditional Bogotano Cuisine in the heart of Chapinero

Las Margaritas serves traditional santafereño or bogotano fare. What kind of food is that? Well, to start it isn’t pretentious or fancy but definitely flavorful and filling. Continue reading

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An introduction to Colombian cuisine: 5 places to get started

Top 5 restaurants in Bogotá to sample Colombian cuisine. Guest post on See Colombia Travel travel blog. Continue reading

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