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The Docsconz Five Most Memorable Food Related Non Dining Moments of 2013 – No.3

Foraging in Chile – I was exhausted after an overnight flight from Atlanta to Santiago, but was quickly rejuvenated by the opportunity to go foraging on the rocky Chilean Coast with Chef Rodolfo Guzman, his sous chef, Tommy de Olarte […]

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Saison – Sublime Sensuality

Sensuality is oft equated with erotic sexuality and while they tend to go hand in hand, not all sensuality is sexual, or at least not overtly so. Sensuality is a state of pleasure due to stimulation of the corporeal senses. […]

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Some Serious Food in Sunny San Francisco

Sunny? San Francisco? Yes! My recent week in San Francisco and the Bay Area was marked by absolutely perfect weather. The clear blue cerulean skies and balmy, but not too hot temperatures certainly don’t hurt the pleasures of dining and […]

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Empanadas and Pork- A Day of Glorious Eating Continues at Rancho Doña Maria

The old saying is “You can’t judge a book by its cover.” That can also be applied to restaurants – at least some times. Left entirely to my own devices, I have to admit its highly unlikely that I would […]

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King Crab and Roasted Lamb – El Meson de la Patagonia

The day started with a tour and a rousing breakfast at two of Santiago’s main food markets, but that was only the beginning of an epic day of eating some of the best food to be had in Chile (or […]

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Sunday Photo – “Viagra” For Breakfast at Santiago’s Mercado Central

No, not the pharmaceutical product. At Marisqueria Bahamondez in the Mercado Central in Santiago, their version of “Viagra” is a collection of the juices of the various shellfish that they cook at their small stall in the back recesses of […]

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Boragó – Tasting Chile’s Ancient Roots With A New Vision

Chile’s neighboring country of Peru has long been known for the seemingly infinite variety of native ingredients, many of which have been adopted and adapted by other cultures as part of the Columbian Exchange, in which products from the Americas […]

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Savoring the Exotic in Chile – Coastal Foraging With Boragó’s Rodolfo Guzman and Tommy de Olarte

Oxalis, strawberries, parsley, radishes and even samphire are hardly exotic elements of the pantry, unless they come from the Chilean coast. Here they relate to their cousins with similar names via taste, but they are decidedly different in terms of […]

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Chile – A Land of the Exotic and the Familiar – An Overview

Chile, the country, first came to my attention a couple of years ago when I saw Rodolfo Guzman of the Santiago restaurant Boragó speak at the StarChefs ICC. His presentation which featured ingredients indigenous to the country and totally unknown […]

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Sunday Photo – Foraging With Rodolfo Guzman in Chile

Chile is a long, narrow country with the Andes as its mountainous spine and miles and miles of rocky, untouched coastline, very little of which has been exploited for its endemic edible plants. Former professional competitive water skier turned world […]

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