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Recap: Madrid Fusión, Day 3

Welcome back to Docsconz’ coverage of Madrid Fusión 2014. Today’s was a grand show – not only do we have some brilliant minds presenting on behalf of their projects in Peru, Chile, and Bolivia, we’ve also got some intel on […]

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The Docsconz Five Most Memorable Food Related Non Dining Moments of 2013 – No. 1

Stomping grapes in Chile to make wine – wine making has become such a science that many old time methods have become almost forgotten. This was not the case at Viñedos de Alcahuaz in Chile’s Atacama Desert, where old time […]

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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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Chile’s Casas del Bosque – A Gem of a Winery

As we approach autumn in the northern hemisphere some vineyards have begun harvesting grapes while others await the perfect moment. There is nothing quite like being around a vineyard around the time of the vendemmia. This past April, it was […]

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Foods From Chile – The Wines: Part One- Viñedos de Alcohuaz

I have never seen bluer skies than the sky I saw in northern Chile’s Elqui Valley, high up in the Andes. The sky is so clear, the area of the Atacama Desert (the Elqui Valley is at the southern edge […]

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Aqui Está Coco Means Here is Great Seafood

By the time we left Rancho Doña Maria to drive back to our hotel in Santiago I really didn’t want to think about more food, let alone eat it. We had already had a wonderful seafood breakfast at the Mercado […]

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Sunday Photo – Grape Stompin’

At Viñedos Alcohuaz high up in the Andes overlooking  Chile’s amazingly blue skied Valle de Elqui they make wines the old fashioned way. Amongst the ancient techniques they use is the time honored tradition of crushing grapes underfoot. They say […]

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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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