I take to task a poorly educated reader who mischaracterizes several aspects of American culture in a futile attempt to defend Colombian food.
On the best image to come out of the Trump presidency: the banquet for college football champions Clemson Tigers.
A detailed explanation on how to objectively judge the world’s best cuisine, and a detailed profile of American foods including steaks, seafood, salads and more.
Speculating on the possibility of a backlash in public opinion against the huge influx of Venezuelan refugee-migrants in Lima, Peru.
I kindly respond to a reader who argues that Colombian food is not awful, but in fact better than Peruvian food.
A recipe to make Aguardiente Sours using the standard Pisco Sour recipe with Colombian aguardiente instead of pisco.
Frito-Lay has introduced its fourth and fifth varieties of Doritos corn chips. Part of a series examining how “emerging” Peru’s economy is.
Short vignette on how I spent $20 on water during lunch in Lima, Peru on Valentine’s Day.
Taking another look at La Moradita, the epic trainwreck soft-drink failure launched by Inca Kola in Peru. Maybe it started as a good idea?
A look at Peruvians’ strange and quirky fear of the cold, especially cold drinks.
An overview of the Arequipa tradition of sucking bones and eating skin, as well as some local varieties of animal organs.
A look at Inca Kola’s epic failure to sell a chicha morada soda.
Descriptions of the worst staples in Colombian food, which may be the continent’s worst cuisine.
My top Lima tourism recommendations, including gastronomy, La Punta de Callao, Magic Water Circuit, Gamarra, Larco Museum, and more.