Posts Tagged With: fine dining

Street Eats

 

Food vendors in Cartagena

It’s hard to go hungry when walking through the Centro Historico of Cartagena.  In addition to the many excellent restaurants in the city, vendors are selling food on the street almost everywhere you go.  Many of these folks use push carts to sell their wares.  Here’s a look at some of the different foods we saw. Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner?

Food options in Cartagena are either familiar or awaiting discovery. Ceviches are typically made from fresh fish like sea bass or snapper and marinated in lime juice, onions and cilantro. Continue reading

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Cuenca Edible Art

UPDATE 1/8/2013  — At first Two Who Trek didn’t know what image was being created in the series of photographs below.  However, our travel agent pointed out today that the pictures were upside down!  The image being created is that of a chola cuencana, a local woman in the native dress.

Thanks, Maria, for the correction!  We’ve updated the story below.

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Tonight Two Who Trek joined the rest of the AHI travel group for a fine meal at Tiesto’s Restaurant, currently ranked #2 of 111 restaurants in Cuenca on TripAdvisor.com. After a fine Ecuadorian style meal, the restaurant served desserts on platters hand-painted (yes, painted) by Chef Juan Carlos himself.  OK, it’s not real paint he uses but food products — hence the name, edible art. Continue reading

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