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Los Andinos in Madrid – A Force of Nature

As the movie Ratatouille pointed out, the ring of the familiar and the allure of the distant or not so distant past, often has a lot of influence on what is considered to be “delicious.” Indeed, various iterations of “comfort […]

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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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Guts and Glory – StarChefs’ ICC 2013 Day Three

The final day of a StarChefs ICC is shorter than the others and is always filled with ennui as the Product Fair starts breaking down right after lunch. That said, it is again stuffed with great content as well as […]

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Latino Tastes in Montreal – Part 2: Madre

Madre is the second restaurant in Mario Navarette Jr’s growing mini-empire of Latino influenced small restaurants. Like Raza, his first restaurant, Madre is situated in a long and narrow space with the kitchen located in the rear of the restaurant. […]

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La Mar – Peruvian Panache in NYC

Peruvian food has been heralded as the next “it” food trend off and on over at least the past ten years and why not? It has great flavors, exotic ingredients and incredible diversity. When I visited Peru with my family […]

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Two Peruvian Giants at Madrid Fusión

Two giants of the Peruvian (and international) restaurant scene were present at Madrid Fusión. To the left is Arturo Rubio, owner of the spectacular restaurant Huaca Pucllana, located on the site of ancient pre-Incan ruins in Lima. To the right […]

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