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Peru wins fifth consecutive tourism award for best food
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 6, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru wins fifth consecutive tourism award for best food

The World Travel Awards (WTA) have selected Peru as the World’s Leading Culinary Destination in 2016 for the fifth consecutive year. The “Oscars” of tourism have designated Peru as the  Full Article »

Mistura 2016: Lima food festival’s ninth edition panned
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 15, 2016 Leave a comment

Mistura 2016: Lima food festival’s ninth edition panned

Mistura, Peru’s annual food festival held in Lima, has received sharp criticism for a perceived decline in quality and over-commercialization. While Mistura has not released its official attendance numbers, Semana  Full Article »

Mistura 2016: Lima food festival to feature other countries’ cuisines
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Aug 31, 2016 Leave a comment

Mistura 2016: Lima food festival to feature other countries’ cuisines

Mistura, Lima’s annual food festival and Latin America’s largest, will feature chefs and cuisines from Mexico, India and other countries in 2016. The ninth edition of the annual food festival featuring  Full Article »

Gaston Acurio publishes book of forgotten Lima recipes
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 18, 2016 Leave a comment

Gaston Acurio publishes book of forgotten Lima recipes

Peru’s most famous celebrity chef, Gaston Acurio, and journalist Javier Masias have published a new culinary history book featuring recipes unique to Lima. Acurio and Masias have published “Bitute: The  Full Article »

Peru wins fourth consecutive gastronomy tourism award
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 14, 2015 1 comment

Peru wins fourth consecutive gastronomy tourism award

The World Travel Awards have selected Peru as the Best Culinary Destination in 2015 for the fourth consecutive year. The World Travel Awards announced the winners of over 150 awards  Full Article »

Peru nominated for 19 World Travel Awards in 2015
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 29, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru nominated for 19 World Travel Awards in 2015

Peru received 19 World Travel Award nominations including best food, best tourist attraction and best urban getaway. Peru will compete to win the World’s Best Culinary Destination for a fourth consecutive year  Full Article »

Gaston Acurio and Alejandro Toledo spar on Twitter
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 8, 2015 Leave a comment

Gaston Acurio and Alejandro Toledo spar on Twitter

Former President of Peru Alejandro Toledo and celebrity chef Gaston Acurio engaged in a brief Twitter argument over a culinary school in Lima yesterday. As a presidential candidate for elections  Full Article »

400,000 visitors attended Mistura
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 15, 2015 Leave a comment

400,000 visitors attended Mistura

The eighth edition of Mistura, Lima’s 10-day food festival, received almost 400,000 visitors in 2015. Peru’s gastronomy society Apega sold 385,000 tickets which, in addition to the inauguration ceremony, amounted  Full Article »

Mistura: Lima food festival opens tomorrow
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 3, 2015 Leave a comment

Mistura: Lima food festival opens tomorrow

The eighth edition of the Mistura food festival opens tomorrow in Lima and will showcase Peruvian cuisine and entertainment for the next 10 days. From Sept. 4 through Sept. 13,  Full Article »

Gaston Acurio publishes book of Peruvian recipes
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 2, 2015 Leave a comment

Gaston Acurio publishes book of Peruvian recipes

Celebrity chef Gaston Acurio has published a comprehensive cookbook in English about Peruvian cuisine. “Peru: The Cookbook” is Acurio’s 400-page hardcover featuring over 500 recipes with chapters on ceviche, appetizers,  Full Article »