The New President of Chile Has Chosen a Very Unusual Place to Live

(Fodor’s) Yungay is a rough diamond of a neighborhood, one where colonial and Belle Époque architecture converge with street art, and residents greet each other by name. Founded in 1839, Chileans know Yungay is considered the country’s first barrio and was once a magnet for well-heeled European migrants who constructed stylish mansions in the 19th century. Central […]

Catching up with cachaça

Thousands of microdistilleries are helping to change the face of Brazil’s national spirit, creating aged and wood-blended expressions that are pulling in new fans. If life gives you limes, make Caipirinhas. The sweet yet zingy cocktail muddled with the green citrus fruit, white cachaça and sugar fuels Brazilians and, given that they consume 99% of […]

The 53 best cities in the world in 2022: 21, Buenos Aires

(Time Out) What makes us great: South America’s most culturally exciting city, Buenos Aires is a magnet for cocktail aficionados, gourmands and culture vultures, thanks to its abundance of award-winning bars and restaurants, and a buzzing arts scene with free museums, art galleries and cultural festivals that keep porteños (the Argentinian capital’s residents) entertained long into the night. […]

Leonor Espinosa puts Colombia on the global culinary map as The World’s Best Female Chef 2022

(The World’s 50 Best Restaurants) Leonor Espinosa’s mission goes well beyond applying haute-cuisine techniques to Colombian ingredients. The chef’s ‘ciclo-bioma’ philosophy uses gastronomy as an impetus for social and economic development in indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities – and her mission is now being more widely recognised. Recent accolades include her restaurant Leo in Bogotá, Colombia, […]

El argentino Nicanor Vieyra está al frente de Olluco, el nuevo restaurante de Virgilio Martínez en Moscú

(La Nación/Lugares) La falta de recursos económicos le impidió completar sus estudios en el instituto gastronómico, pero una abundancia de pasión por la cocina llevó a Nicanor Vieyra hasta Moscú, Rusia. En noviembre, el chef porteño finalmente abrirá Olluco. Es el jefe de cocina del flamante restaurante peruano que forma parte del grupo gastronómico del reconocido chef Virgilio Martínez. […]

Brewing Change in the Land of Grapes — Chachingo Craft Beer in Mendoza, Argentina

(Good Beer Hunting) To most ears, “Mendoza” conjures snowy Andean peaks, high-elevation vineyards, and oceans of Malbec. Its name is imbued with a wildness, as well as indulgence. Here, everything revolves around grapes: 70% of Argentina’s top vintages are produced in this central-western province, which is roughly the size of Illinois.  So how—and why—would anyone […]

A Local’s Guide to Argentina

Baker Francisco Seubert on biking in Buenos Aires and the towns to hit outside the city. (Condé Nast Traveler) Besides heading three panaderías—his starter dough is the yeasty foundation to many a Buenos Aires restaurant’s bread basket—sourdough specialist Francisco Seubert of Atelier Fuerza also loves a collaboration. His recent projects include opening spin-offs at F4 Esquina steakhouse and Mercat Villa Crespo, and […]