Humo Negro, el izakaya colombiano donde todo es posible

(Fine Dining Lovers) espués de pasar una década trabajando fuera de su Colombia natal en cocinas como Fäviken, en Suecia, y Ca Sento, en Japón, Jaime Torregrosa volvió a casa con un título del Basque Culinary Center bajo el brazo y entró como jefe de cocina en El Chato. Hace dos años se marchó para abrir su primer restaurante, Humo Negro, donde combina un servicio […]

New takes on cachaça

(Drinks International) Sorrel Moseley-Williams finds bartenders experimenting to expand the use of Brazil’s national spirit beyond the Caipirinha. Cachaça, Brazil’s favourite spirit – freshly-pressed sugarcane juice that’s fermented and distilled – is more commonly known as the base to the popular Caipirinha, but in fact Rabo de Galo is the Brazilian drink on everyone’s lips […]

Argentina travel guide: Everything you need to know before you go

(The Independent) Tango, steak, football, Maradona, Evita… a whole host of stereotypes are stuck to Argentina, but what makes the South American country really special is uncovering its contrasts and diversity. Given its vast size, there are landscapes, climates and activities to suit all tastes, from mountains to lakes, beaches to forests and jungle – which makes it […]

Marsia Taha’s guide to La Paz

(Fine Dining Lovers, July 2023) It might take time to acclimatise to elevated La Paz, Bolivia, the highest capital city in the world, located 3,625 metres above sea level but once you’ve adapted, the food scene is bursting with Andean highland, valley and Amazonian flavours. From vegan fine dining to tasty street food treats and […]

Where to drink in Lima before a reservation at one of the world’s best restaurants

(World’s 50 Best Blog, July 2023) Peru took the headlines at The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2023 in Valencia, officially marking Lima as a food capital that is right at the top of gastronomic travellers’ hit lists. While The World’s Best Restaurant, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Aqua Panna, is Central – the first Latin American restaurant to top the […]

Revitalising borders

(Topia, June 2023) Ten million ways Turkish chef Ebru Baybara Demir brings hope When you think of the figure ‘10 million’, what springs to mind? Ten million euros acquired jackpot style, the population of a large city or a Macklemore tune? In the case of Turkish chef and social entrepreneur Ebru Baybara Demir, 10 million refers to […]

“Mi gran pasión es la investigación”

(Marie Claire, Julio 2023) Un ADN mendocino que fomentó su pasión por los Sola-num lycopersicum, el espíritu inquieto para la investigación dirigió a Maria Sance a recibirse como doctora en Ciencias Biológicas. Madre de una hija y un hija, con su marido Alejandro Vigil concibieron Casa Vigil, en Chachingo, Mendoza, donde actualmente es Directora General; […]

Carmen Angel’s guide to Medellín

(Fine Dining Lovers, June 2023) While she was raised in southern California, Colombian heritage on her father Diego’s side eventually drew chef Carmen Angel to make Medellín, his birthplace, her base. Together, she and Diego opened Carmen along with chef Rob Pevitts in 2009; a second outpost followed in Cartagena de Indias. Today, she leads the eponymous […]