Paraguay’s answer to TED talks

(Atlas of the Future) Drawing from their backgrounds in fashion, advertising, the entertainment industries and social organisations (or NGOs), in 2011 four dynamic Paraguayan entrepreneurs cooked up Koga, a social business focused on growing and supporting the development of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in their home country. With the aim of incubating initiatives and projects that could create a social […]

How to be a chef by the Diners Club Lifetime Achievement Award winner Gastón Acurio

(The World’s 50 Best Blog) Following in the footsteps of a line of legendary chefs that includes Heston Blumenthal (2017), Joël Robuchon (2009), Alice Waters (2007) and Paul Bocuse (2005), Peruvian chef Gastón Acurio is this year’s winner of what is perhaps the biggest accolade in the world of gastronomy: the Diners Club Lifetime Achievement Award. After winning the same accolade […]

Top Baja California bars and restaurants

(Decanter) Drive from Southern California to Baja for a Mexican adventure, with recommendations on where to drink or dine from Sorrel Moseley-Williams… ‘Baja’s abundant larder is also drawing in innovative chefs who’ve turned the region into Mexico’s most exciting foodie hub,’ said Sorrel Moseley-Williams. ‘Rich Pacific pickings include bluefin tuna and oysters from Bahía Falsa, and […]

LatAm 50 Best Chefs’ Choice Award 2017

(The World’s 50 Best) Professionally speaking, 2017 has been jam-packed with highlights for Germán Martitegui. The chef-owner of Tegui in Buenos Aires kicked off the year opening Madrid Fusión with a cooking seminar; in April he entered The World’s 50 Best Restaurants at No.49; while in September his first book Tegui was reprinted and the City of […]

Buenos Aires: a city tasting tour with Germán Martitegui

(Fine Dining Lovers) This year, Buenos Aires is basking in the glory as Ibero-American Academy’s gastronomy culture city. And with good reason. While porteños (BA’s residents) almost never tire of socialising with steak, new culinary arrivals have helped set the scene alight: you can easily enjoy Peruvian ceviche, southeast Asian curries, Korean barbecue and contemporary Israeli meze, supported by to-be-expected Italian, Spanish […]

C’mon baby light my Fayer

BUENOS AIRES — The hummus is so sexy it’s blushing, and the bar and kitchen are equally alluring. The latest ‘new Jew’ dining concept from chef Tomás Kalika, don’t fumble around: go straight to fifth base and let Mishiguene Fayer set you aflame. When Tomás opened Mishiguene (Buenos Aires Herald, November 16, 2014), a kitchen […]