Mitsuharu Tsumura on Nikkei Cuisine: Peruvian Cuisine with a Japanese Twist

Peruvian Chef Mitsuharu Tsumura Talks About His Nikkei Cuisine by Geeta Bansal   The best cooking happening in Lima the gastronomic hub of Peru these days is likely at Maido by chef owner Mitsuharu Tsumura, the leading proponent of Nikkei style of cuisine. The buzz about this singular cuisine has been building leading to the recognition of Nikkei…

Chef Gaston Acurio, Lima, Peru: It’s Time To Focus on Peru

Gaston Acurio is an interesting conversationalist and I always discover a new aspect of his persona every time we meet. He is a public figure no doubt as I have seen at congresses, food events including a crazy Gelinaz tribute to him or 50 Best Restaurant awards and more recently in Spain at San Sebastián Gastronomika….

My Report on Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015

The San Pellegrino sponsored Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants were revealed in the Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso museum of arts and culture of Mexico City last night. The ceremonies began at a leisurely pace as guests arrived at the site braving the city’s infamous traffic. As guests mingled sipping cocktails and Veuve Clicquot champagne…

Diego Munoz: The Culinary Force of Astrid y Gaston, Lima, Peru

International gastrotravelers to Lima tend to plan their itinerary around a reservation at Astrid y Gaston especially since the move to its re-location last year to the grand premises of Casa Moreyra. Personally I enjoy every opportunity to visit with Diego and indulge in his beautiful food and feel fortunate to know this very intelligent…

Chef Karime LMT Dishes on the Gelinaz! Shuffle at Central, Lima, Peru

(A version of this interview was published at The Daily Meal) The petite and charming Karime Lopez Moreno Tagle the creative and research chef at Central restaurant in Lima that placed fourth in the world on the Restaurant Magazine’s World’s 50 Best Restaurant list and first on the Latin American 50 Best Restaurants List was…