Category Archives: Coastal cuisine

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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Weekend Getaway: Cartagena de Indias

I’ve been to Cartagena three times in my life. Once when I was about 7 years old (my memories consist of the hotel pool), once for work (the company I worked for paid for everything), and again towards the end … Continue reading

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Puerto Colombia – El Caribe más cerca

Puerto Colombia is one of my favorite casual little spots in Bogotá.  Unfortunately I heard recently that they are looking for buyer’s and will be closing soon. A shame indeed. I don’t actually go there very often becaus the food is a … Continue reading

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The Azafrán Gastronomy Festival in Bogotá

The first ever Azafrán Gastronomy Festival was held in Bogotá last month and although I was only able to attend two events, I had a really positive experience and I’ll definitely go again next year. All the scheduled events sounded interesting and covered topics like cookbook … Continue reading

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Recipe: "Colombian" Coke-Glazed Cocktail Sausages

I first tried these suprisingly delicious sausages last summer when my neice and nephew were in Bogotá for a visit. We were only going to test the recipe and try a few – the rest were going to be saved for later, but they were so damn … Continue reading

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Gastronomía Food Fair at Corferias – November 11, 2009

Blogging doesn’t just give me an excuse to procrastinate endlessly – tinkering with this little blog nearly all day – I can also share some interesting things with people who end up at Bogotá Eats.  For example: I’ve set up an event reminder for … Continue reading

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TITOTÉ – Coconut Concentrate for Coconut Rice

Coconut rice is an intrinsic accompaniment in Colombian cuisine, particularly in the coastal regions of the country like Cartagena. A whole fried fish, for example, with a side of plantains and coconut rice is incredible. Traditionally though, the recipe requires … Continue reading

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