Tag 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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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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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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La Botica de Café: Colombian coffee gets sophisticated

La Botica de Café at the new Bogotá Hilton is creating coffee culture. A tinto (black coffee) in most places can be, and oftentimes is, average  – probably from not being prepared properly or from sitting in a coffee pot or thermos for too long. Not to … Continue reading

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MASA: fresh out of the oven in Bogotá

MASA opened on a very auspicious day – 11/11/11 – and is now offering such an overwhelming array of baked goods that you might just end up overeating – it’s very possible and I say that from experience. It’s impossible … Continue reading

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Tropical Passion – chocolate + tropical fruit

I finally got a taste of Tropical Passion’s gorgeous bites of chocolate and tropical fruit  last week at the annual Feria de Gastronomía here in Bogotá.  I bought a mango one to try and began nibbling on the top part … Continue reading

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Lechona: When pigs go to heaven

Lechona is by far one of my favorite Colombian dishes. It comes from the Department of Tolima and involves a whole pig – stuffed with rice, yellow peas and lots of bits of porky goodness. It is my go-to hangover meal, … Continue reading

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A hole-in-the-wall “tienda” in La Candelaria

And I mean no disrespect when I say hole-in-the-wall; that’s just what it is…literally. I’ve been considering the idea of embarking on an in-depth study of Colombia‘s snack vendors. It seems there is always a tienda or shopping cart-turned snack … Continue reading

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