Tag Archives: South America

The Happiest Place In South America

Parque Jaime Duque Tocancipá, Colombia With world travelers like Anthony Bourdain touting the success of Colombia pulling itself up by its bootstraps to become a modern tourist destination, can the Andean paradise be far from gross commercial Americanization? While the … Continue reading

Posted in Colombia | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I Smell A Rat

Nutria (South America and Louisiana) L.A. Gastronauts at Villains Tavern, Los Angeles CA Despite the American romance with Cajun cuisine, the thought of Paul Prudhomme or Emeril Lagasse presenting a steaming platter of rat fricassée conjures up visions of restaurant … Continue reading

Posted in Gulf Coast States, South and Central America | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Do The Funky Chicken

Ubaté, Cundinamarca, Colombia Pescuezo de Gallina Relleno (La Chata) The food of Colombia is an overwhelming assault on the senses. The rich, hearty cuisine of the people is the ultimate in comfort food, especially if your comfort zone overlaps the … Continue reading

Posted in Colombia, Trippy Food (Tasty flora and fauna) | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment